Textile Exchange is a global non-profit that works closely with our members to drive industry transformation in preferred fibres, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks. We identify and share best practices regarding farming, materials, processing, traceability and product end-of-life in order to reduce the textile industry’s impact on the world’s water, soil and air, and the human population.
ISEAL Code Compliant designates members who have successfully undergone independent evaluations against the ISEAL Codes of Good Practice in Standards-Setting, Assurance and Impacts.
As a result of this independent evaluation, Textile Exchange has made the following improvements to how they set their standards:
Adapted its procedures to ensure all stakeholders constituents are able to take an active part in decisions on the content of standards
Clarified the conditions which initiate an urgent standards revision
As a result of this independent evaluation, Textile Exchange has made the following improvements to their assurance system:
Updated its procedures to include requirements for calibration and witnessed audits
Developed a training program plan, detailing specific training requirements for auditors and other personnel involved in assurance or oversight
Created documented requirements for annual management reviews of its assurance system
Independent Evaluation in progress.