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1 Supply Chain Collaboration: Integrating Supplier Certifications and Technology United States Fashion Industry Association August 13, 2014 Gary Barraco, ecvision Dina Dunn, OEKO-TEX

2 Open Wide United States Fashion Industry Association 2

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4 Did you open wide enough? I said too much. I didn t disclose enough. 4

5 As reliable as Un-reliable Un-validated Broad and general 3 rd or 4 th Level Pass along 5

6 Partnerships and Linkage of Data 6

7 What Is Textile Ecology? 7

8 The Use of Chemicals in Textiles Much of what the consumer wants from modern textiles is not possible without the use of chemicals and synthetic fibres fashionable styles easy care durable fabrics sustainable production dimensional stability innovative performance features attractive price United States Fashion Industry Association 8

9 The Current Situation There is a great and growing demand from consumers for textiles that are not harmful to the health. There is a great deal of division of labor and worldwide production in the textile and clothing industry. Different legal requirements about harmful substances in textiles. United States Fashion Industry Association 9

10 What is the OEKO-TEX Standard 100? A global RSL formed more than 2 decades ago by a consortium of textile-focused laboratories around the world A mechanism by which all elements of the supply chain can be physically checked against a transparent and up-to-date list of more than 300 substances A certificate means the item is verified as free from harmful substances United States Fashion Industry Association 10

11 What is the OEKO-TEX Standard 100? An international certification system for textiles and garments from all stages of production. Total product assessment Most widespread and familiar test symbol for human ecological optimized textiles. More than 130,000 certificates have been issued for millions of high quality textile products worldwide AIM: the exclusion of harmful substances along the entire textile value-added chain. United States Fashion Industry Association 11

12 Modular Approach 12

13 What Is Textile Ecology? 13

14 STeP by OEKO-TEX 14

15 STeP Certification Process 15

16 STeP Total and Modular Scoring 16

17 Summary: OEKO-TEX Standard 100 & STeP Efficient: ever-increasing number of certified suppliers and raw materials increases efficiency and ease of certifying factories and garments. Global Leaders: staying in front of global legislation and regulations and helping to lead the way toward more sustainable processes and products. Transparent: as an independent body, OEKO-TEX certification offers full transparency throughout the supply chain all the way to the consumer. United States Fashion Industry Association 17

18 Supplier Uploads Certificate 18

19 Brand Validates against OEKO-TEX DB United States Fashion Industry Association 19

20 Historical Accuracy 20

21 Recap The demands for increased visibility are multi-fold and increasing Certificates of compliance are more efficient, provide greater levels of transparency Integration with a platform solution means that data is consolidated and available to multiple parties The proof is in the pudding validation of status means credibility United States Fashion Industry Association 21

22 Q & A 22

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