certifications

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STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®

​all by basics styles are STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®

OEKO-TEX® means reliance on textiles; it guarantees that no harmful chemicals and allergenic dyes have been used in our products

OEKO-TEX® is a marking that is more comprehensive than the law 

 

it is the world's leading health mark for textiles, and the requirements are the same, no matter where the clothes are produced

 

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cradle to cradle certified™

all paper used for hangtags, catalogues, and marketing material is cradle to cradle certified munken pure arctic paper from sweden

 

cradle to cradle is a globally recognized measure of safer, more sustainable products made for the circular economy

 

to receive certification, products are assessed for environmental and social performance across five critical sustainability categories: material health, material reuse, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness.

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iwto – five freedoms of sheep

all our wool is of course, mulesing-free

 

in addition to this, our wool is part of the five freedoms of sheep devised and upheld by leading animal welfare organisation

 

the five freedoms are

  • good lifestyle

  • nutrition

  • environment

  • handling

  • health


the international wool textile organisation (iwto) endorse these guidelines, which are  incredibly detailed, regulatory, and are practice guidelines for livestock farms
 

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fsc®

all paper used for hangtags, catalogues, and marketing material is fsc®-certified

the fsc®-certification guarantees that all materials come from an fsc®-certified forest, where no more wood is cut down than the forest can reproduce

 

this means better protection of the animals and plant life, as well as proper training, safety equipment, and a decent wage for all foresters

 

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360° ethical approach​

every style is made-to-order with no minimum or assortments

 

we use raw materials as efficiently as possible and unravel what is left of our knitted fabric at a nearby factory for them to reuse

 

in short, we do our best to take care of people, resources, and the environment 

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