Certification Bodies

Approved Certification Bodies

Certification services for Textile Exchange standards are performed by independent, third-party certification bodies (CBs). The searchable list below shows the CBs that are currently licensed to conduct certification to Textile Exchange standards.

List of Active Certification Bodies

Note: an asterisk (*) indicates that the CB is currently undergoing accreditation to certify against that standard)

ESTS (Extensive Standard Technical Services Co., Ltd.)

GCL (GCL International Ltd.)

GSCI (GSCI Services Pvt. Ltd.)

USB (USB Certification Denetim Gozetim ve Belgelendirme Hizmetleri Ltd. Sti.)

Soil Association (Soil Association Certification Ltd.)

SCS (SCS Global Services)

OneCert (OneCert International Pvt. Ltd)

OIA (Organizacion Internacional Agropecuaria S.A.)

NSF (NSF Certification, LLC)

Intertek (Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.)

IDFL (IDFL Institute and Laboratory)

ICEA (Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale) – SUSPENDED

GCL (GCL International Ltd.)

ETKO (Etko Ekolojik Tarim Kontrol Organizasyonu Ltd. Sti)


CU Turkey (Control Union Gozetim Ve Belgelendirme Ltd. StI.)

CU India (CU Inspections & Certifications India Pvt. Ltd.)

Control Union (Control Union Certifications B.V.)

Ceres (Ceres CERtification of Environmental Standards GmbH)


AsureQuality (AsureQuality Limited)

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Certification bodies undergo an accreditation process with an authorized accreditation body (AB) and sign a licensing agreement with Textile Exchange. In some cases, Textile Exchange will grant a limited license for a certification body to conduct certification before the accreditation process is complete. Certification bodies may work globally or may be limited to specific countries.

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