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Scoring STeP certi fi cation is offered at three different levels based on the degree of sus- tainable production and working conditions: Level 1 = entry level, Level 2 = good implementation with further optimization potential, and Level 3 = exemplary implementation. The assessment results are presented in a detailed manner so that the company can know its position in terms of sustainability. It also demonstrates the particular areas that have additional potential for optimization. Audits The company provides necessary data and information for the assessment, and these data are analysed and evaluated by the OEKO-TEX ® institute. OEKO-TEX ® Sustainable Practices in Textile Industry 93
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institute has a person in charge to carry out the veri fi cation through audit at the production capacity. The internal quality management of OEKO-TEX ® is comprehensive, and it ensures audit results of global standards. For this purpose, the auditors are offered joint training and further education regularly and also the technical OEKO-TEX ® expert groups meet annually. Veri fi cation OEKO-TEX ® carries out audits at different points of time as follows: Initial auditing at the time of application, Routine audits at the time of extension, Intermediate/compliance audits, and Unannounced audits at the production facility. 4.3 Made in Green by OEKO-TEX ® Made in Green is a label for textiles. It operates independently and is suitable for fi nished textile goods and semi- fi nished or intermediate products at all levels of the textile supply chain. It ensures that the products are made of materials free from harmful substances and the processes employed for manufacturing are environ- mental friendly, and the working conditions are safe and socially responsible. This single label replaces both the OEKO-TEX ® Standard 100 and Made in Green by Aitex. This label is applicable to any kind of clothing and furnishings; either the item is a fi nished or semi- fi nished product at any level of the textile supply chain (Fig. 13 ). The Made in Green label by OEKO-TEX ® con fi rms that the product carrying this label is tested for harmful substances and found to be within the tolerable limits; also, sustainable production processes are followed as per the guidelines of OEKO-TEX ® . Every piece of article carrying the Made in Green label possesses a product ID which is unique and also serves as a means of traceability and transparency to the con- sumer. It gives details such as the production facility employed, the stage of pro- duction, and the countries where the manufacturing processes were carried out. Fig. 13 Made in Green label. Source 94 K. Amutha
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Validity The Made in Green label is valid for a year after which it must be reissued.
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