The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is recognized as the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres. It defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well.
More info on: www.global-standard.org
India Organic NPOP
NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTION (NPOP). Organic products are grown under a system of agriculture without the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides with an environmentally and socially responsible approach. This is a method of farming that works at grass root level preserving the reproductive and regenerative capacity of the soil, good plant nutrition, and sound soil management, produces nutritious food rich in vitality which has resistance to diseases.
More info on: Apeda.gov.in
OneCert International Organic Standards
OneCert’s family of companies work closely together to provide multiple certification options. OneCert, Inc. was founded in 2003 by Sam Welsch to provide certification to the US NOP, EU, JAS, and the GOTS and TE textile programs.
OneCert Asia was founded in 2005 with Sandeep Bhargava as CEO. It is a nationally and internationally operating inspection and certification agency accredited by APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority) under the National Program for Organic Production (NPOP-India). Their scope was further extended by APEDA for the NOP in 2006 and for HACCP in 2013.
More info on: https://onecert.com/about/