Quality Assurance

Kòngxì – InterSpace – Zwischenraum is very familiar with Industry Standard Quality Assurance practices, and has many years experience assisting Manufacturing Partners with timely, practical, solutions necessary for implementation and compliance with standards such as…

GOTS

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain.

ÖKO-TEX® 100

The OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is a comprehensive, third-party testing and certification system for textile products at all stages of production. Textiles can only be certified if all components meet the specified requirements.

BSCI

The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) Monitoring System is the European approach to improving social performance in supplier countries through a uniform social standards monitoring solution.

CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is, “A concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in business operations and into interaction with stakeholders on a voluntary basis” (European Commission, 2010:6).

REACH

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restrictions of Chemicals (REACH) legislation will influence the production and importation of chemicals in the European Union (EU). In the garment industry many diverse textile chemicals may increasingly become subject to REACH compliance.

DISHA

Driving Industry towards Sustainable Human capital Advancement (DISHA) is an Indian Textiles initiative to encourage Industry members to follow better social practices, especially on Child Labour, Industrial safety and health of workers ; and to comply with global standards where compliance on such issues are becoming a major buying decision.

SA8000®

One of the world’s first auditable social certification standards for decent workplaces, based on the UN Declaration of Human Rights, conventions of the ILO, UN and national law, It spans industry and corporate codes to create a common language to measure social performance.

Fair Trade

Fair trade is a social and economic movement which promotes international standards of ethical production, labour and environmental policies in the trading of goods or commodities. It includes principles such as payment at a fair price and gender equality.

Supply Chain Transparency

Supply chain transparency refers to the extent to which information about a company’s suppliers and their locations is readily available to end users and other actors in the supply chain.