1. Environmental aspects – cultivation without the use of harmful chemicals and pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or GMO (genetically modified organism)
2. Production aspects – the supply chain, from dyeing and spinning to sewing and manufacturing
3. Social aspects – following labor regulations, decent wages and working hours
The GOTS certification, on the other hand, is accepted internationally with one framework and one set of criteria. Going through extensive testing at each step of production, a GOTS certified product reduces the overall environmental impact and prevents toxic residues from reaching the human skin.
Becoming an Organic certified label is not an easy task; one must go through a wide range of tests and quality inspections but the end result is a chemical free, environment friendly and socially responsible product that is sure to give the brand an advantage in worldwide markets.