Leading total quality assurance provider to industries worldwide, Intertek has been accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board as an approved certification body for the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).
Intertek is accredited for GOTS to certify in three scopes including mechanical textile processing and manufacturing operations and their products, wet processing and finishing operations and their products and trading operations and related products
GOTS is the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibers. It defines high-level environmental and social criteria along the processing and manufacturing of the organic textiles supply chain. GOTS aims to harmonise organic cotton standards to achieve international recognition.
GOTS sets worldwide requirements for environmentally friendly production systems and social accountability in the organic textile sector. GOTS, along with Textile Exchange’s OCS (Organic Content Standard), provide an impetus for increasing global organic cotton production and is a trusted tool to for companies to verify and communicate organically grown content claims to the industry. The GOTS requirements draws on the advice of, and input from, other relevant international stakeholder organisations and experts for regular standard updates.