The Global Recycle Standard (GRS) was originally developed by Control Union Certifications in 2008 and ownership was passed to the Textile Exchange on 1 January 2011. The GRS is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions.
The RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) is used as a chain of custody standard to track recycled raw materials through the supply chain. The standard was developed through work done by the Materials Traceability Working Group, part of OIA's Sustainability Working Group. The RCS uses the chain of custody requirements of the Content Claim Standard.
The Organic Content Standard (OCS) relies on third-party verification to verify a final product contains the accurate amount of a given organically grown material. It does not address the use of chemicals or any social or environmental aspects of production beyond the integrity of the organic material.
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) documents the requirements of the textile supply chain with independent certification, determining textile processing conditions for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria.
Today, cotton is one of the most important natural product, used by everyone and every day in the world, is the livelihood of 250 million people. It is also a renewable product when acting responsibly. Pioneering institutions that came together in 2005 In order to preserve and plan the future of cotton has implemented ”Better Cotton“ applications with their social, economic and environmentalist production approaches. DNM Denim produces in cooperative and responsible precision with these organizations.
ISO 9001: 2019 Quality Certificate which has a guarantee for compliance with international quality standards in terms of working principles and product quality. This document is issued as a result of audits conducted by international accreditation bodies on the quality management system.
Environmental management system; It is a systematic approach that enables the realization of production by taking into account the environmental effects in every step from the first stage of the product to the delivery to the consumer. This document is an international standard that defines the environmental performance control and development process.
This certificate is an international standard, that defines the requirements of the occupational health and safety management system for the health and safety of employees rather than the safety of the products and services of the organizations.
As a result of the tests carried out, our laboratory has been awarded to the Levi Strauss & Co membership certificate since the completed fabrics meet the expected standards.
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition certifies that DNM facility utilizes the Higg Index to measure and grow its sustainability practice.
Sedex is one of the world’s largest organizations for helping companies manage responsible sourcing in their supply chain.
ISO 14064-1:2006 Carbon foot print specifies principles and requirements at the organization level for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals. It includes requirements for the design, development, management, reporting and verification of an organization's GHG inventory
Corporate Water Footprint can be defined as the sum of water consumption impacts within an institution or in a company caused by the water use in order to sustain its operations. Corporate Water Footprint accounting is conducted according to ISO 14046 and adopts a «gate to gate» approach.
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® is Setting a New Standard for More Sustainably Grown Cotton
In a period of ever greater supply chain scrutiny and a growing demand for transparency, The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® sets a new standard for more sustainably grown cotton. Aligned with the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, the Trust Protocol brings quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurement to more sustainable cotton production and drives continuous improvement in six key sustainability metrics – land use, soil carbon, water management, soil loss, greenhouse gas emissions, and energy efficiency.
The Trust Protocol underpins and verifies U.S. cotton’s sustainability progress through sophisticated data collection and independent third-party verification. Choosing the Trust Protocol cotton will provide brands and retailers the critical assurances they need that the cotton fiber element of their supply chain is more sustainably grown with lower environmental and social risk.
Regenagri® is a regenerative agriculture program aimed at securing the health of the land also intended to support suppliers to implement and claim certification to the regenagri standards.
The regenagriCS applies only to fiber materials.
regenagri stander focus on sustainability and agronomy, the focus of the initiative is on soil health and the climate crisis. regenagri supports farms and organizations to transition to regenerative farming techniques that increase soil organic matter, encourage biodiversity, reduce GHG emissions and sequester CO2 which help us to preserve the environment.
ISO 50001 is a specification created for an energy management system. The standard specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an energy management system.
The Foundational Level is based on the principles of the ZDHC Chemical Management System (CMS) framework. By reaching this level, you demonstrate your awareness of both ZDHC sustainable chemical management and how to implement ZDHC Solutions. For each recommended improvement, you also get insights on the investments and timelines involved.
This is an initiative of the Aid by Trade Foundation and is one of the world’s leading standards for sustainably produced cotton. The goal is to help people help themselves, via trade rather than donations, in order to improve the living and working conditions of smallholder farmers in Africa and to protect our environment.