Awareness Program on Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Version 4.0 & Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) - Colombo-Sri Lanka, 09th September 19'

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The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) and Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) are international, voluntary, full product standards that sets requirements for third-party certification of Recycled Content and Organic Content respectively, chain of custody, social and environmental practices, and chemical restrictions. This awareness program will mainly focus that how to verify the chain of custody of Recycled material.

Training details:

  • Date:  09th September 2019
  • Location: Nor Lanka Manufacturing Colombo Limited, No. 231, Negombo Road, Wattala, Sri Lanka
  • Language: English/Sinhala
  • Number of participants: 25


  • Introduction to the Global Recycled Standard Version 4.0 (GRS) and Global Organic Textile Standard version 5.0 (GOTS)
  • Detail overview of how to handle Recycled product and Organic product in each section as per the standard for garmenting process
  • Detail overview of Social compliance and Environment compliance requirements as per GRS and GOTS
  • Introduction to Transaction certificates and overview of how to apply transaction certificate online
  • Introduction on other certification programs

 Who should attend:

Operation/Production Managers, Technical Managers, Marketing Heads, Compliance Heads, Merchandising Heads


09:30-10:00 Basic introduction about the standard
10:00-10:30 How to comply the standard requirements for garment processes
10:30-11:00 Social compliance criteria under GRS and GOTS
11:00-11:15 Tea break
11:15-11:45 Environmental compliance
11:45-12:15 Transaction certificate process
12:15-12:30 Introduction on other certification programs

Costs: LKR 2,000/= + taxes per participant (This includes refreshment, and training material).

For more information, please contact:

Pasan Galappaththi
Control Union Sri Lanka
T  +94 (0)112678607-9    
M +94 (0) 763069743

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