We offer full certifications to our sustainable products for customers.

The Sustainable Fibre Alliance (SFA) is a non-profit international organisation working with the extended cashmere supply chain, from herders to retailers.

 

NATIVA™ was launched by Chargeurs Luxury Materials, the world’s leader in luxury combed wool. A new branded fiber it offers unprecedented methods in terms of social, animal and environmental responsibility.

 

We have involved in RWS, which is a tool to ensure that wool comes from sheep that have been raised with respect to their Five Freedoms, that the land has been managed responsibly and to provide a robust chain of custody system to validate the source of the material for all product claims.
Criteria:
100% certified wool or blended certified wool
containing from 5% – 99% of certified material.

The Woolmark logo is one of the world’s most recognisable textile symbols, and for most people it indicates that a product bearing the mark is made from 100 per cent Pure New Wool. These products meet key performance standards – providing confidence to consumers that a quality product

The GRS provides a track and trace certification system that ensures that the claims made about a product can be officially backed up.
Criteria:
Containing 20% or more recycled fibres – pre consumer and/or post consumer.
Containing 50% or more recycled fibres – pre consumer and/or post consumer – to use logo.

We have worked hard to earn its eco credentials. OCS standards provide highly-prized transparency.
Criteria:
100: Containing 95% or more organic cotton, as long as the remaining content is not cotton.
Blended: Containing 5% or more organic cotton.

Awarded by Control Union – the certification body governing the sourcing and processing of fibres from organic agriculture and production of sustainable textile products.

Criteria: 

Containing 70% or more organic (or in conversion) fibres. The balance, up to 30%, may be made of non-organic fibres. Regenerated and synthetic fibres are limited to 10%. Blending of organic and non-organic is not permitted.

We are a licensed Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) cotton supplier, which means we can offer traceable and ethical cotton sources. BCI exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future.   

BCI cotton – available upon request for all Novetex Cotton qualities.

Supima cotton is a superior type of cotton grown in the USA. It represents less than 1% of cotton grown in the world. What makes Supima unique to other cottons is the extra-long staple fiber that gives the cotton its premium properties: Strength, Softness and Color retention.
The Oeko-Tex system assures that textiles which have been tested successfully and awarded a certificate are free of concentrations of harmful substances which are detrimental to health and the environments.

We have developed a range of environmentally friendly qualities using LENZING™ fibres such as LENZING™ ECOVERO™, TENCEL™ Lyocell. All blended qualities with LENZING™ fibres are tested and identified by Lenzing.

Criteria:
Containing 30% LENZING™ fibers.

TENCEL™, LENZING™ and ECOVERO™ are trademarks of Lenzing AG.