Oeko Tex Standard 100
The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for raw, semi-finished, and finished textile products at all processing levels, as well as accessory materials used.
Oeko Tex STeP
Sustainable Textile Production (STeP) by OEKO-TEX® is a certification system for brands, retail companies and manufacturers from the textile chain who want to communicate their achievements regarding sustainable manufacturing processes to the public in a transparent, credible and clear manner.
GOTS by ICEA
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). GOTS is recognized as the most important standard for the sustainability of the production of garments and textile products realized with natural fiber from organic agriculture as organic cotton or organic wool. And can be classified as follows: Textile products, chemicals for textile industry, manufacturing.
West Sea Island Cotton, better known as “goddypium barbadense” or “black seed”, is one of the oldest and most precious varieties in the world, discovered in the early XVIIIth century in the British West Indies. The production is equal to 0,006% of the world’s long-fiber cotton production, and nowadays is mainly concetrated in Barbados, Antigua and Jamaica, areas that represent a proper climate paradise.
Since 2006 our company owns the Supima cotton license and agrees to subscribe to the highest quality standards of all Supima Textile products. The certification (Cod. ITA00007) issued by Supima guarantees that Emilcotoni buys and employs yarns produced with American Pima cotton grown in the United States by members of the SUPIMA ASSOCIATION.
The Better Cotton Initiative exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future, by developing Better Cotton as a sustainable mainstream commodity.
Global Recycle Standard
Global Recycle Standard (GRS) is promoted by Textile Exchange, one of the most important no-profit organization that promotes international responsible and sustainable development in the textile industry. With this standard, Textile Exchange acknowledges the crucial importance of recycling for the growth of a sustainable production and consumption model, encouraging the reduction of resource consumption increasing the quality of recycled products.