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GOTS marks 20th anniversary with all-time high in certified facilities

February 24th, 2022

Record high: 12,338 (+19%) GOTS certified facilities in 79 countries in 2021. Twenty years after its inception, the textile processing standard for organic fibers records new all-time high figures: 18 Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Approved Certification Bodies report a total of 12,338 certified facilities (+19%) in 79 countries (+11%).   “What seemed utopian to many […]

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Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) clarifies organic product standards

March 12th, 2020

GOTS has issued a statement in response to a recent claim by a company stating they hold a certification that’s “More important than organic” and “Textiles with the organic label can still be treated with toxic chemicals at a later stage of production.” While this is possible for uncertified products made from organic fibers, according […]

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Lori Wyman appointed as North America GOTS Representative

November 10th, 2016

Lori Wyman was appointed as the new Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) representative for North America. Prior to joining GOTS, Wyman was senior auditor with Control Union Certifications and has served as an inspector to textile programs for over 10 years. GOTS is recognized worldwide as the leading processing standard for textiles made with organic […]

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