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Control Union Hosts Textile Certifications Masterclass

Control Union UK is running a series of training sessions on the textile sustainability programs.

The trainings will delve into the requirements of certification programs, and into the available systems to manage certifications and the related documents.

The sessions will focus on organic, recycled and animal welfare standards Including: Global Organic Textile Standard(GOTS), Textile Exchange standards: Global Recycled Standard (GRS), Organic Content Standard (OCS), Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) & Responsible Down Standard (RDS).

 Scope & Objectives

  • Understand aims of the certification programs
  • Understand the certification framework and system
  • Key requirements of the standards
  • How to implement the certification programs in your business
  • Knowledge of systems for certifications management

Who Should Attend

Sustainability representatives, technical manager or personnel working in the areas of sustainability, corporate responsibility, product compliance, sourcing, trading and manufacturing.

Event Details

Thursday 15th November 2018              
Parkside Suite, Mercure Leeds Parkway, Otley Rd, Leeds, LS16 8AG 

Monday 26th November 2018
Gallery Suite, Hilton Garden Inn, Brindley Place, Birmingham, B1 2HW

Event Agenda

10:00     Arrival & Registration
10:30     Introduction to Control Union
10:45     Session 1:

  •     Textile certifications programs – an overview
  •     Textile certifications framework, structure and documents
  •     Textile Exchange and GOTS programs

11:15     Break
11:30     Session 2:

  •     Recycled – Global Recycle Standard (GRS): requirements
  •     Organic – Organic Content Standard & GOTS: requirements

12:30     Lunch
13:30     Animal Welfare – Responsible Down Standards (RDS) & Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) - requirements
14:45     Break
15:00 Session 3

  • Transaction Certificates: management and available systems

16:00     Q&A and wrap-up

For booking information contact us at certificationsuk@controlunion.com 

Price: £190 + VAT per attendee.

Fees include: Instructor-led training, light refreshments and lunch.

 (the training fee will be deducted in full from certification fees).


For more information, please contact:

Vanessa Brain
Control Union
T +44 (0)20 7488 2210    

M + 44 (0) 771 8907549  

E  vbrain@controlunion.com  

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