Thursday 16 July 2020

The SDC Webinar Series
Dyeing with GOTS: An Organic Perspective 

Date: Thursday 16th July
Time: 11.00 (UK time)
Duration: One hour

Cost: $5.00 / Free to SDC members (see below for the discount code)

Booking is now open for the next webinar in the series. 

Mr Sumit Gupta will introduce GOTS, its benefits and how it is implemented. Though the standard covers a vast range of criteria, for SDC’s audience, he will focus on the wet processing of textiles. He will also address how does the use of low impact synthetic chemical inputs fit into an organic standard? The standard has undergone a revision and the latest version 6.0 was released in March 2020. Sumit will also highlight the important changes that are relevant to textile chemicals and the wet-processing industry.  
Speaker: Mr Sumit Gupta CCol ASDC is Deputy Director Standards Development and Quality Assurance at Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Besides other responsibilities, he is involved in setting the criteria for the standard for approval of chemical inputs as well as wet processing of organic textiles. He has been in the industry for 12 years in various roles for Eco-Fashion, RSL, Chemical Compliance, Sustainability Management, Social Compliance, Technical Certifications, Eco-Labels, Content Marketing and Consulting. He has been supporting SDC activities in India and is a former Trustee of SDC Education Charity, India.

Learning outcomes: At the end of session, attendees will understand:

1. What are organic textile standards
2. How wet processing of textiles is handled in organic textile standards
3. Important aspects of chemical handling and use in organic textile standards
4. Recent changes in GOTS Version 6 relevant to wet processing

How to book:
The webinar costs $5.00. Members of SDC are entitled to attend free of charge. Please enter the discount code 2020SDCMem on the booking form to take advantage of this member benefit. There is further information on the website. You can book your place here, or follow the link below.


Any questions? Please email [email protected].

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