Today, Groenendijk Workwear was awarded the 1st GSES certificate by Control Union Certifications. With the GSES certificate, Groenendijk Workwear has an international and distinctive certificate. With the Global Sustainable Enterprise certificate, Groenendijk Workwear demonstrates that its work meets strict requirements in the field of corporate social responsibility, socially responsible purchasing, circular business and CO2 reduction.
The GSES certifications of Groenendijk workwear show that it is ambitious and that sustainability is carried out at all levels in the organisation. Examples are the Textilepoint return system, circular product design and the recently circularly converted business premises.
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), and Textile Exchange standards: Global Recycled Standard (GRS), Organic Content Standard (OCS), Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) & Responsible Down Standard (RDS).