SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATIONS
Our products meet and exceed social & environmental standards. At Gallant we pride ourselves in providing quality, environmentally friendly and sustainable products such as organic bags and accessories. Our partners adhere to strict international manufacturing standards.
Fair Trade USA: Ensures that farmers and workers are paid a fair price for their labor. Consumers can be confident that their purchases are socially and environmentally responsible.
Fairtrade Certification: Fairtrade is an alternative approach to conventional trade based on a partnership between producers and traders, businesses and consumers. The international Fairtrade system is known as Fairtrade International and it’s member organizations represent the world's largest and most recognized Fairtrade system.
Fairtrade Labeling Organization (FLO) Certification: FLO-CERT is an international certification company that is owned by Fairtrade International but is autonomous and operates independently. It is responsible for the inspection and certification of producers and suppliers that incorporate Fairtrade Certification into their organization.
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Certification: GOTS is a worldwide leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibers that maintains stringent ecological and social criteria. Only textile products that contain a minimum of 70% organic fibers can become GOTS certified.
Oeko-Tex: eko-tex Standard 100 Certification: Testing and certification system for textiles that limits the use of toxic chemicals which pose a danger to human health and the environment with a strong focus on sustainability.
Quality Assurance Certification (ISO 9001-2008): ISO International Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality.
Health and Safety Certification OHSAS 18001: OHSAS 18001 Standards focus on the commitment to ensuring the health and safety of workers and laborers.
Social Accountability Certification (SA 8000): The SA8000 is an auditable standard and verification system designed to ensure that basic workplace standards are met. The standard is based on international workplace norms established from the International Labor Organization Convention, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child. The basic elements include stipulations on child labor, forced labor, health and safety, freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, discrimination, discipline, working hours, compensation, and management systems.
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standard Certification: A management system that helps improve environmental performance, reduces costs, and cuts waste without sacrificing efficiency or service.