We are proud to work with companies that care about the environment, employees and the quality of their products as well. Here you can find a short list of the certificates that the brands, we work with, earned. All of the companies we work with are firmly committed to the future of the environment; therefore they developed all of their activities with the strictest respect for the environment and human rights. All of them are highly experienced textile manufacturers with the highest ethical standards.
Certifies that raw materials, intermediate and end products at all stages of production contain no substance harmful to people or to the environment.
As further proof of their commitment to having the highest ethical standards, they adhere to the WRAP principles. WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production) is the world's largest facility certification program and whilst it is supported by the global apparel industry, it is totally independent. WRAP is dedicated to ensuring lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing throughout the world. In order to receive certification for all their facilities and those of their suppliers they are regularly audited and must comply with the 12 WRAP principles. These relate to areas such as workplace regulations, child labour, hours of work, health and safety, discrimination and security. Their certification shows that once again you can trust Fruit of the Loom to operate within the highest ethical and environmental standards.
All their garments, whether made in-house or sourced, are approved to Oeko-Tex Standard 100. This certifies that they contain no substances harmful to people or the environment. Oeko-Tex is an internationally renowned testing certification system for textiles. Test criteria are standardised across the world and include tests for pH-value, pesticides and heavy metals. Only when a garment is proved to contain no harmful substances is it granted Oeko-Tex approval.
Member of amfori, the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade. They improve the social performance of their supply chain via amfori BSCI.
The ISO 9001 : 2008 standard sets out the requirements for quality management systems. Based on a thorough audit of the processes implemented by the enterprise, it certifies both its ability to regularly provide a product meeting with the requirements of its clients and its commitment to a process of continuous improvement aiming to increase client satisfaction, whilst complying with all legal and regulatory frameworks.
By affiliating with the Fair Wear Foundation, SOL'S also commits to making improvements that tend toward social norms (bring concrete improvements in labour standards in collaboration with plant managers), based on an action plan approved by the Fair Wear Foundation. Each year, SOL'S commits to provide a status report and noted improvements to the Fair Wear Foundation.
Right from the beginning, SOL’S has insisted that dyes that are toxic to the skin and environment should not be used in its factories.
a normal and natural obligation as far as SOL’S is concerned. In its partner factories, SOL’S makes sure the Geneva Convention is strictly observed. In order to achieve this, frequent and regular audits are carried out every year. SOL’S has made sure that its partners, in Bangladesh in particular, strictly respect the minimum working age of 18, seeing as the Geneva Convention merely limits the legal age to 14 or 16, depending on the countries that have signed the Convention.
SOL’S has been granted PLATINUM level WRAP social compliance certification by one of its main suppliers.
SOL’S has taken a stand in favour of environmental friendliness by developing its own range of articles produced through organic farming:
SOL’S has also opted for an approach based on ORGANIC EXCHANGE 100 standard certification thanks to Control Union, an organization of global repute, in view of obtaining and guaranteeing this standard.
The Control Union Certifications programme guarantees the traceability and compliance of articles marketed and produced through organic farming, and that no GMOs have been used to produce those articles.
GORFACTORY carry out a strict production quality control which starts at the very beginning of the production process, continues at the reception of the goods in their facilities, and finish with the satisfaction of their client.
GORFACTORY uses in their production processes certified raw materials that do not contain harmful substances and comply with the respect to the environment during production process contributing to the efficient use of natural resources and a high level of environmental protection. The ecological criteria that correspond to their cotton t-shirts are the result of scientific studies and extensive consultations with different social and economic agents.
Reception of the goods after production process for stock and customer service
GORFACTORY has implemented a comprehensive quality control system, pre-positioning and registration of good in their stock. Only after approval of the quality level of the goods, the new stock is introduced into the system. This quality control allows them to detect any mistake during our first control, and thereby separate it in order not to reach the client. These goods are then offered to their clients with an appropriate price due to its differences in production and of course, with the right information of the new characteristics. They make a continued effort to maintain their quality standards, because they know that their customers expect that their product, as a competitive advantage and differentiating characteristic, has a higher quality which remains invariant in time.
A socially responsible process
As members of SEDEX, they have overcome successfully the audit SMETA 4 PILLARS, which certifies that they are a socially responsible company in the totality of their supply chain: relationship with retailers, suppliers, employees. 4 pillars of the audit are health and safety, labour procedure, environment and managerial ethics.
Sedex Smeta 4 Pillars
Oeko-Tex Standard 100
with the convention of Genoa
Ethical code GWW (Gesamtverband der Werbeartikel-Wirtschaft e. V.)
OSC 100 (Organic Content Standard)
AEO (Authorized economic operator)
All their products apply to Oeko-tex standards.
TEE JAYS encourages all suppliers to have full compliance with REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) and ensure no harmful chemicals – to any humans or environment – are used in products bearing the TEE JAYS brand.
TEE JAYS is a member of Amfori with the objective to attain compliance with certain social and environmental standards in accordance with:
Certifies that raw materials, intermediate and end products at all stages of production contain no substance harmful to people or to the environment. The B&C Brand is Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certified for its T-shirts, polo shirts, shirts and sweatshirts.
By becoming a member of FWF, they committed themselves to implement and maintain a Code of Conduct designed specifically for the garment industry. This Code of Conduct is based on the Conventions of the International Labour Organization and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Their organic T-shirts & polo shirts are certified OCS by ECOCERT Greenlife. OCS, Organic Content Standard, provides an independent certification that the textiles are made with organically grown materials. The aim of this standard is to guarantee the traceability and integrity of the raw materials during all the manufacturing stages. It guarantees the organic cotton purity of the style you buy.
As one of the world’s largest vertically integrated manufacturers of basic apparel, socks and legwear, their company has direct visibility over the entire manufacturing process, from raw fibres to the finished products.
This ‘complete life cycle’ perspective allows them to uncover positive environmental and social impacts that many brands cannot even see. They also leverage the accumulated expertise from their own manufacturing operations to positively influence the small percentage of their products that are outsourced.
Gildan’s Genuine Responsibility™ program, developed over the last 15 years, leads the way in corporate social responsibility practices across four key pillars:
This robust and transparent program provides the framework for all of the company’s activities and is built into their overall corporate strategy. They have come to understand that operating responsibly by treating their employees with respect and dignity, providing safe and ethical work environments and continuously finding new ways to reduce their impact is critical to their success and future growth.
The rich 100-year history of the ANVIL® brand includes many evolutions. Their promise to you is to deliver fashionable products that fit your lifestyle without compromising your values.
When referring to the company to which ANVIL® belongs, it refers to Gildan Activewear Inc. and its affiliates.
It is the policy of Kariban to only purchase goods from suppliers and contractors whose Code of Practice on Health & Safety are as follows:
The Oeko Tex standard is an independent test and certification system for textile products in all processing stages (fibre, yarn, woven fabric, trimmed end products, accessories included) along the textile value-added chain. Aside from the label 'Textile Trust' of the product related Oeko Tex standard 100 (pollution checked textiles), this is the certification of environmentally-friendly operational facilities according to Oeko Tex standard 1000, as well as the product label Oeko Tex standard 100 plus for non-polluting production of harmful substance checked goods.
WRAP is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the certification of lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing throughout the world. The Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) program is the world's largest facility certification program mainly focused on apparel, footwear and sewn products sectors. Facilities receive a certification of six months to one year based on compliance with the 12 WRAP Principles.