Footwear Ecology Question 9

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===Question=== INACTIVE Does the brand (company) sell footwear or footwear with base materials that have an environmental certification?

NL: Verkoopt het merk (bedrijf) schoenen met een milieu-label, of schoenmaterialen met een milieu certificering?

DE: Sind die Schuhe oder Ausgangsmaterialien der Schuhe des Markenherstellers mit einem Umweltsiegel zertifiziert?

Reference

Examples of environmental quality labels are:
• Organic cotton, hemp or other fiber material.
• FSC label: natural rubber with this label, has its origin from threes in a sustainable managed forrest.
• Naturtextil of IVN: environmental – and skin friendly clothes, make use of natural materials like wool, cotton and linen. Its in the whole production process, so also on leather.
• Green Energy: energy is gain from waterpower. Co2 emission reduces to level 0.
• Made-By: stimulates clothes factories to produce sustainable. Its goal is to make the whole production chain sustainable.
• Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS): produces biological cotton and sustainable clothes. It demands that factories doesn’t use chemicals. Factories are obligated to use sustainable water emission systems and their energy.
• Organic Exchange Blended / 100: improves the textile industry, focusses on ecological sustainability. They stimulate companies to use biological cotton. When a company has got a blended label, than they make use for at least 5% biological cotton. When they have the 100 label, it means they’ve got 100% biological cotton in their products.
• Bluesign Standard: initiative of a couple clothing brands to make the clothes sector more sustainable. Its mostly toegepast in the bewerking and production of clothes en has mostly ecological themes.

‘Yes’ goes to the companies sell products with an environmental quality label, or when the products their base materials have an environmental quality label.

Answering guidelines

Yes:
• [Brand] does sell products with an environmental quality label, or when the products their base materials have an environmental quality label, such as [..](see link/page).
No:
• [Brand] does not sell products with an environmental quality label, or when the products their base materials have an environmental quality label, such as [..](see link/page).
?':
• [Brand] does sell products with a quality label, but it is not clear if its an environmental quality label, such as [..] (see link/page)