Act for a more sustainable textile-clothing sector

Integrate environment protection at each stage of the production

Favouring an eco-design approach for textiles, using organic, ecological or recycled fibres, reducing water use, limiting polluting chemical inputs, and promoting the recycling of materials and respecting animal welfare

Ensure the development of socially responsible sectors

Enabling dignified and safe working conditions, setting fair prices, promoting ethical and long-term trade relations,

Safeguard the sector to cope with the complexity of the supply chain

Ensuring traceability and transparency all the way to the consumer (including the origin of natural, organic or recycled raw materials) and controlling environmental and social risks.

Ecocert, committed to ecological textiles

As pioneers in organic textile certification, we have been promoting the use of raw materials of plant origin for the textile industry for nearly 20 years. By operating locally in the main producing countries, we meet the requirements of the globalization of the sector.

Our expertise benefiting you globally

You are a textile or input manufacturer, supplier, brand owner, importer, exporter or distributor?

You would like to adopt best social and environmental practices?

Our experts assist you in more than 130 countries in implementing and promoting the sustainable practices by means of consulting, training and certification services.

Ecocert is your reference to ecological and organic labelling.

In order to manage your risks and initiate a progress strategy, Ecocert offers recognized standards for organic and ecological textiles, for Fair Trade or for Corporate Social Responsibility. In your company, our solutions may be implemented independently from one another or combined within the frame of a comprehensive responsible business approach.

Our certifications: assurance for your commitments

Are you looking for a textile certification?

Our training program: sharing our expertise

Find more on our training program in textiles

Corporate Social Responsibility: from theoretical principles to practice within companies

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

2h

Understanding the organic and ecological textiles standards

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

1h30

Focus on the social and environmental criteria of the GOTS and ERST standards

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

1h30

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Our consulting services: know-how dedicated to your projects

We assist you in developing tailor-made solutions that match your targets. Find below our references in textiles:

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International textile group
Strengthening of the CSR strategy
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Diagnosis of the group CSR project
  • Proposal of improvement areas : practical implications for validating, identifying new topics, programme coherence and compatibility with the guidelines of CSR standards, internal communication and employee involvement, etc.

outcome

Rollout of a CSR policy integrating the requirements of the GOTS standard
Textile VSE
Assistance in the implementation of a CSR strategy
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Training of the internal CSR officer
  • Continuation of individualised support on site.
  • Identification of challenges in line with the strategy of the general management
  • Hierarchisation and stakeholder consultation
  • Goal setting and participatory development of the action plan
  • Operational rollout of the CSR project.

outcome

Obtaining the CSR label: SME +
International textile group
Diagnosis prior to the launch of GOTS- certified clothes
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Analysis of the business practices of a company in the printing sector
  • Interviews with various departments (Purchasing, Production, Quality Assurance, etc.)
  • Field diagnosos of the industrial site
  • Training of technical teams on the GOTS standard
  • Advice on the processes to be implemented in order to facilitate the launch of a line of certified products
  • Report that includes a corrective action plan

outcome

Launch of 20 organic references for clothing textiles
International cosmetics group
Creation of a third-party Evaluation tool
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Analysis of strengths and weaknesses of the responsible sourcing programme for cosmetic raw materials and textile accessories
  • Development of an environmental and social assessment grid for the production chains of these raw materials and accessories
  • Carrying out assessments in 24 countries
  • Reporting and proposing action plans to further develop the production chains and improve impact.

outcome

32 production chains periodically evaluated since 2009
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Fair Trade

 
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Corporate Social Responsibility

 
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