Our organic products certified according to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) are analysed on all levels of the textile manufacturing chain by an independent third party to ensure the products are made of ecologically grown materials. Moreover, the GOTS requires compliance with social and environmental criteria for downstream processing and imposes strict requirements on the ingredients and manufacturing process used.
Our products certified according to the Organic Content Standard (OCS) are analysed on all levels of the textile manufacturing chain by an independent third party to ensure the products are made of ecologically grown materials.
Organic Content Standard (OCS) - Textile Exchange
GLOBAL RECYCLED STANDARD (GRS)
The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) is the world’s leading standard for recycling textiles and certifies recycled materials taking into account social and ecological practices.
Global Recycled Standard (GRS) - Textile Exchange
RECYCLED CLAIM STANDARD (RCS)
RCS-certified products are analysed on all levels of the textile manufacturing chain by an independent third party to ensure the products are made of recycled materials.
Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) - Textile Exchange
RESPONSIBLE WOOL STANDARD (RWS)
The sheep’s wool for our products certified to the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) comes from certified sheep farms which work with animal welfare in mind and use agricultural fields in a sustainable way. Independent third parties analyse all level of the textile manufacturing chain to ensure the products feature wool gained from RWS-certified farms.
Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) Textile Exchange
LEATHER WORKING GROUP
We have been a member of the Leather Working Group (LWG) since April 2021. LWG is an international organisation which aims to foster ecologically responsible leather production and make it more transparent based on recognised procedures. The auditing programme from LWG is the standard with the strictest requirements and the highest acceptance.
Leather Working Group
We have been working with the Higg BRM Index (Brand & Retail Module) since 2021. The Higg Index is a holistic measurement standard for analysing social and ecological impacts and supports the improvement of sustainability in the clothing, shoe and textile industries. The Higg Index was developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, a multi-stakeholder organisation of more than 240 brands, retailers, manufacturers, NGOs, government organisations and academic institutes.
Higg Brand Tool - Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Vier Pfoten (Four Paws) is the German representative of the international Fur Free Retailer programme. FFR identifies retailers who have obligated themselves in writing to not use fur – thus helping consumers to find guaranteed fur-free fashion. The programme is an initiative of the Fur Free Alliance, a coalition of more than 40 leading animal welfare and environmental organisations worldwide who represents millions of supporters all over the globe. camel active has been a member of and a Fur Free Retailer since 2020.
STEP BY OEKO-TEX®
Our production facility in Vietnam is STeP by OEKO-TEX® certified.
STeP by OEKO-TEX®
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT MEASURING (EIM) SOFTWARE
EIM (Environmental Impact Measuring) Software developed by Jeanologia is a high-performance tool for measuring and reducing the consumption of water, chemicals and energy in the manufacturing of jeans.
EIM Software. Environmental impact measuring - Jeanologia
We work with the Better Cotton initiative to improve the cultivation of cotton worldwide.
GERMANFASHION MODEVERBAND DEUTSCHLAND E. V.
We have been a member of GermanFashion for many years. The organisation represents the German fashion industry and the interests of around 350 members. GermanFashion supports us in answering industry-specific questions of our time, offers comprehensive further education courses and represents the interests of our industry towards law makers, government authorities, brand partners and other organisations.