ethy Sustainability Standards
Minimum 20% of the products the brand manufactures or sells are certified organic. The brand limits its environmental impact through organic farming practices, which aims to produce food and/or materials using natural substances and processes. Organic farming encourages a high standard of animal welfare and requires farmers to meet the specific behavioural needs of animals.
- At least 20% of the products the brand manufactures and/or sells is certified organic.
- Growers, processors and importers who sell food, feed or products as organic in the UK must be registered with one of the 6 UK approved organic control bodies and hold a valid certification for their business, products or materials:
- Organic Farmers and Growers CIC (GB-ORG-02)
- Organic Food Federation (GB-ORG-04)
- Soil Association Certification Ltd (GB-ORG-05, GB-BIO-142)
- Biodynamic Association Certification (GB-ORG-06)
- Quality Welsh Food Certification Ltd (GB-ORG-13)
- OF&G (Scotland) Ltd (GB-ORG-17)
- When labelling organic food produce, the identifying code of the control body must be displayed – for example, ‘GB-ORG-XX’. You can also add their name, initials or logo.
- If the products are imported, then the brand selling the products in the UK, is able to provide a valid certification for the products from one of the DERFA listed organisations and third countries or territories (EU and non-EU) that may certify organic products for import into Great Britain.
- Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certification. From Field to Fashion: The GOTS quality assurance system is based on on-site inspection and certification of the entire textile supply chain (processing and trade).
Information outlining a) The total number of products manufactured and sold b) The total number of products that are organic certified.
If applicable, for imports, certification(s) from one of the DERFA approved and listed organisations.
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. Through achieving this ethy ecolabel, brands also demonstrate contribution towards the following goals.
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