The OEKO-TEX® MADE IN GREEN certification is a traceable product label for textiles and leather products. It assures that these products are manufactured in environmentally friendly facilities and under safe, socially responsible working conditions. The certification also guarantees that the materials used have been tested for harmful substances like heavy metals and carcinogenic dyes. MADE IN GREEN covers the entire supply chain, ensuring traceability and transparency from production to the final product.
Requires that products are tested for harmful substances and certified according to OEKO-TEX® standards.
Ensures fair working conditions, including checks on working hours and wage payments, and bans on forced and child labor.
Focuses on responsible chemical management, wastewater handling, and emissions reduction.
To obtain the MADE IN GREEN certification, products must first be tested and certified in accordance with the OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 or OEKO-TEX® LEATHER STANDARD. Additionally, the production facilities must also be certified according to OEKO-TEX® STeP. This ensures that both the product and the manufacturing process meet high standards for environmental and social responsibility.
The certification does not specify a validity period, but it does require ongoing compliance with OEKO-TEX® standards. This includes regular updates to ensure alignment with current best practices and regulations.
The MADE IN GREEN certification offers a comprehensive approach to sustainability, covering chemical safety, labor standards, and environmental impact. It ensures optimization in chemical management, responsible handling of wastewater and emissions, and efficient use of resources. The certification contributes to the continuous improvement of production processes, thereby enhancing the competitive position of companies that achieve it.