Accreditations

IOAS Inc.

IOAS Inc. is a global non-profit organization working to assess the competence of organizations providing certification to ‘sustainability & organic’ standards. GSCS International is Accredited by IOAS on ISO/IEC 17065 and Textile Exchange to conduct certification on GRS, RCS, OCS, RDS & RWS. GSCS pursues to preserve the quality in certifying the facilities to uphold its goal and mission of maintaining utmost quality assurance.

Global Organic Textile Standard

GOTS – Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is a voluntary worldwide standard that establishes standards for third-party certification of Organic Content, chain of custody, social and environmental norms, and chemical limits. GSCS International Ltd. has become the first-ever Bangladeshi Organization to achieve prestigious accreditation and emerge as a Certification Body of GOTS. With high-qualified and experienced auditors, GSCS nowhere to serve as CB and stand by the goal of GOTS.

Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange is a global nonprofit organization, working to balance the positive impact upon world environment by accelerating the use of preferred materials in textile industry. GSCS, by joining hands with the motto of Textile Exchange, became an active member and in process to be an accredited Certification Body for conducting Certifications on GRS, RCS, OCS, RDS and RWS Standards. With signing the License contract with Textile Exchange, GSCS is in Grace Period for conducting Product Certification audits under standards mentioned above.

Textile Exchange Membership

Textile Exchange Membership - While Textile Exchange inspires and equips the world to use preferred materials in the textile value chain, being a member and supporter of Textile Exchange, helps to navigate the complicated maze of the sustainable textile industry. GSCS International Ltd., with avid fervor, has became a member to be aligned with the goal of Textile Exchange to support the organizations in adoption of preferred material in textile value chain. GSCS intends to help the world to become a better and sustainable living by means of encouraging use of preferred material.

The Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex)

The Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) is a web-based system and SMETA is one of the most widely used social auditing methodology of Sedex, designed to help organizations manage data on labor practices and enabling businesses to assess their sites to understand working conditions of labors in organization and supply chain. GSCS is an Affiliate Audit Company (AAC) of Sedex to conduct SMETA audits over the world with a robust team of qualified auditors.

SAC BRM

SAC BRM Higg provides a holistic picture of value chain sustainability. This helps brands and retailers create, align, and embed corporate responsibility in the sense of social aspect of working people, Management System, Product, Supply chain, Packaging, End use, Retail stores, Offices, Transportation, Distribution offices, which covers the total value chain, sustainability risks and impact of a product on a Brand level. GSCS International Ltd. has become a SAC Higg BRM Verifier Body to associate itself in the verification of core heart of the Apparel, Textile and Footwear Industry.

Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA)

Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA) is an industry association exist to enhance the professionalism, consistency and credibility of the individuals and organizations performing independent social compliance audits. GSCS, prestigiously being a member audit firm of APSCA, holds 36 APSCA member auditor to conduct social compliance audits all over the world.

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the Higg Index is a suite of tools that enables brands, retailers, and facilities of all sizes — at every stage in their sustainability journey — to accurately measure and score a company or product’s sustainability performance. GSCS International Ltd. owns four Higg Generalist Verifiers and one Higg Chemical verifier to serve the world with Higg FEM 3.0 as a SAC approved verifier and trainer body.

The Social and Labor Convergence Program (SLCP)

The Social and Labor Convergence Program (SLCP) aims to bring together unique perspectives to create an efficient, scalable and sustainable solution for social audits. SLCP offers the tools and system to measure working conditions in global supply chains. This multi-stakeholder initiative includes data sharing and replaces the need for repetitive social audits. GSCS is SLCP approved verifier and training body for conducting SLCP verification and trainings with a team of Six.

ZDHC

Lets Learn Chemical Safety and ZDHC Protocols with GSCS International Ltd.! ZDHC Academy provides introductory to deep-dive training on ZDHC Introduction to Chemical Management, ZDHC Top 10 Issues and Best Practices, ZDHC Wastewater Management and ZDHC CMS Technical Industrial Guide. As an Approved Training Provider of ZDHC Academy, GSCS assists in desideratum the further steps of clients to take in cure for building sustainable chemical management system. GSCS International Ltd. has been a training provider in several disciplines of sustainable manufacturing and business, as well as environmental, social, and chemical management to be in line with world’s movement in sustainable development goals.

GSCS is ASCB(E)

GSCS is ASCB(E) accredited certification body for ISO management system certification for many standards including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 13485, ISO 50001, ISO 28000 and many more. ASCB(E) is one of the leading international accreditation bodies in the world, respected for its integrity, practicality and impartiality. ASCB belongs to the Global Accreditation Forum (GAF), an international association for accreditation, which promotes best practices in quality assurance worldwide.