The textile industry is the second largest sector of global trade market, in terms of economic activities. However, being a lucrative market on one end, the industry is like a double-edged sword, which requires a high level of monitoring and adaptation to proper guidelines to reduce its side-effects on the environment.
It requires companies not only to recognize the common problems the world is facing but also to innovate and take action to make their contribution to a better future from an environmental and social point of view.
We must all act in order to drive change.
As Motif, we are engaged in a continuous programme of improvement on environmental issues and opens itself to independent third-party verification, inspection, and certification of its progress.
In regard to the topic of chemicals, Motif has been recognized with some of the most significant industry certificates like Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex, an independent and uniform international control and certification system that certifies the absence of harmful substances
We are a member of Amfori BEPI and BSCI programs which were founded in 2013 in order to provide a comprehensive range of services that enable companies to drive focused environmental improvements in their supply chain and to trade with purpose.
We are also a member of Better Cotton Platform, the worlds largest program dedicated to the sustainability of cotton. It enables us to find and use cotton grown and harvested by farmers who have been trained to minimize the use of fertilizers and pesticides, use water and soil in a sustainable way and promote principles of fairness in labor relations.
In conclusion, we affirm that we are committed to promoting sustainable development and the responsible use of natural resources and we are actively transforming to embrace more of the agricultural value chain, working with both suppliers and customers to ensure the sustainable and traceable product journey, from farms to our homes, that customers, consumers and our planet expects from us.