WEBINAR - Awareness Program on Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) - 28th October 20'

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The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is an internationally recognised organic textile standard. Since its introduction in 2006, GOTS has demonstrated its practical feasibility and is supported by the growth in consumption of organic fibres and the demand for a unified processing criteria from the industry and retail sectors.

GOTS ensures the organic status of textiles from the harvesting of the raw materials through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing all the way to labelling, in order to provide credible assurances to the consumer. The standard covers the processing, manufacturing, packaging, labelling, trading and distribution of all textiles made from at least 70 percent certified organic natural fibres. The final fibre products may include, but are not limited to, yarns, fabrics, clothes and home textiles.

Training details:

  • Date:  28th October 2020
  • Location: Online interactive session (MS Teams)
  • Time: 10.00 am to 12.30 pm (GMT + 5:30)
  • Language: English and Sinhala
  • Registrations will valid till 25th October 2020


  • Introduction to the sustainable textile certification
  • Introduction to agriculture regulations applicable to "Organic Cotton"
  • Basic overview on the GOTS and OCS certifications
  • Detail updates on the GOTS new version (GOTS 6.0)
  • Organic product handling requirements
  • Use of accessories and testing
  • Chemical usage and management criteria in textile supply chain
  • GOTS  logo usage and labelling system
  • Best practices to enhance the organic culture with the company
  • Grasp the applicable social and environmental criteria

Who should attend:

Key responsible persons of but not limited to Operation/Production, Technical/Quality , Marketing, Compliance, Merchandising, Shipping

Cost per participant: 

SVAT Registered Company
LKR 2500/= 
VAT Registered Company LKR 2700/=  (LKR2500 + 8% Tax)

For more information, please contact:

Nareshani Jeyendran
Control Union Sri Lanka
T  +94 (0)112678607-9    
M +94 (0) 76 5734945
E   jnareshani@controlunion.com; cuslacademy@controlunion.com

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