Blue Angel is a German label that was created in 1978 and widely distributed internationally. It certifies a production cycle that is less polluting.
Bluesign is an international label for textiles. It guarantees that no toxic substances have been used during production and sets binding criteria for energy and water consumption.
Cradle to cradle
The international Cradle to cradle certification (also called C2C) promotes the transition of companies to a circular economy. The certification includes several levels which may vary for the same product according to 5 evaluation criteria:
Global Organic Textile Standard
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the global organic textile benchmark in terms of organic fiber evaluation. It is based on independent certification of the entire supply chain in order to provide a reliable guarantee to the consumer.
Leather Working Group
The leather used in the product is sourced from eco-friendly leather manufacturers, which have been tested and certified to the standards of the Leather Working Group.
Naturtextil – Ivn
The international association of natural textile manufacturers was founded in 1999 and offers two quality labels responsible for the protection and examination of the entire production chain: Naturtextil certified IVN BEST and Naturleder certified IVN. The IVN standard guarantees ecological quality and encourages environmentally friendly fabric and leather products.
Nordic Swan is the eco-label of the Scandinavian countries. It is awarded on the basis of several criteria, ranging from the ecological impact of the production of a product, its lifespan, including its packaging, the origin of raw materials, water consumption ...
There are several Oeko-Tex certifications. They guarantee the following points:
Primeblue is a high-performance textile technology made from Parley Ocean Plastic, a material made from recycled plastic waste that was collected on the coast before it reached the ocean.
The REPREVE label guarantees that the product has been designed with polyester fibers made from recycled plastic bottles.
Eco-responsible and sustainable material obtained from recycled bottles.
Better Cotton Initiative
The BCI association aims to promote social and environmental improvement in cotton cultivation.
Cotton made in Africa
CmiA standards are based on social, ecological and economic criteria. They were developed with the aim of improving the living conditions of small African farmers and promoting ecological cotton cultivation.
Responsible Wool Standard
RWS is a voluntary global standard aimed at the welfare of sheep and respect for pastures.
Tencel / Lyocell fiber
TENCEL FIBER: Tencel production is an environmentally friendly closed-loop production process. In addition to wood and water, the production of fiber only requires the use of a solvent. The latter can even be recovered in large part so that no pollutant harms the environment or remains in the fiber.