Third party assessed by non-verified bodies
Apparel and Carpets
Carbon, CSR, Environmental Management, Product Safety, Quality, Waste and Chemicals Management, Worker Safety
In 1992, leading textile companies worldwide founded the eco-tex Consortium. The objectives of the Consortium were first to analyze and retrace all the stages of textile and garment production from the final garment to the fibre and secondly to offer assistance to all the members of the consortium. In 1996, the eco-tex Institute for Applied Ecology was founded as an independent and market oriented consulting organisation. CSM 2000 is an integrated performance management system (Compliance & Supply Chain Management System) covering requirements of quality, environment, social responsibility and occupational health & safety (OHS) into one single system. This system gives apparel/textile manufacturers and suppliers a practical tool to prove and communicate compliance with all defined requirements within quality assurance, environmental performance, social accountability and OHS in the entire supply chain. This system gives apparel buyers on the international level the overall security that all requirements on quality, environment, social responsibility and ethical values are well understood and met by their suppliers.