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Why Use Organic Cotton?

Organic cotton is not only a responsible environmental solution, but it also provides healthier working conditions and is a more valuable market opportunity for farmers in Africa. Organic cotton is grown without synthetic chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Currently all of our T-shirts are made from organic cotton from Uganda, certified under the Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS).

Which Certifications and Code of Conducts are the T-shirts based on?

Our organic cotton and our supplier in Tanzania is certified under the following standards and code of conducts:

Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS) is a certification mark aimed at ensuring high quality on our organic cotton in combination with insuring good working conditions for the textile workers. Our cotton suppliers GOTS certificate no. is C810429GOTS-012008

Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is a code of conduct built on the assurance that our Tanzanian organic textile supplier is committed to protecting the labor rights of the textile workers under the protection of ILO Core Labor Conventions, OECD guidelines and UN Conventions.Our cotton suppliers BSCI no. is 7.1-03/04

bio.inspecta is a European agricultural organization that inspects the production of our organic cotton and supports the farmers in their work. Our cotton suppliers Bio Inspecta no is 70005.008

The Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 is a global uniform testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate and finished cotton fabrics. This standard tests for harmful substances in the organic cotton, chemicals that are prohibited or regulated by law, and which are known to be harmful to the health. Our cotton suppliers Oeko-Tex 100 certification no. is 19099