What we look for from our suppliers and our factory
The following organizations, companies and certification's are looking to improve international standards for either sustainability and/or socially responsibility or sometimes both. We at Jonathan Kringle believe that the more a consumers is aware of the damage caused by the fashion industry and our economic structures, we can together to take the right steps, one sweater at a time.
G O T S -
Global Organic Textile Standard
On-site inspection and certification of processors, manufacturers and traders performed by independent specially accredited bodies is the basis of the GOTS monitoring system in order to provide a credible assurance for the integrity of GOTS certified textiles.
W R A P -
World Responsible Accredited Program
WRAP is an independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education.
B C I -
Better Cotton Initiative
The Better Cotton Initiative exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future, by developing Better Cotton as a sustainable mainstream commodity.
G R S -
Global Recycle Standard
The Global Recycled Standard is intended for companies that are making and/or selling products with recycled content. The standard applies to the full supply chain and addresses traceability, environmental principles, social requirements, and labeling.
C Q C -
China Quality Certification Centre
China Quality Certification Centre (CQC) is a professional certification body under China Certification & Inspection Group (CCIC) approved by State General Administration for Quality Supervision and Inspection and Quarantine and Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China.
I C E A -
Institute for Ethical and Environmental Certification
ICEA is a non-profit consortium involving entities, associations, businesses and civil society organizations. It monitors and certifies several thousands of companies that carry out their activities in respect of humans and the environment, protecting the dignity of workers and consumer rights.