The Content Claim Standard (CCS) is the foundation of all Textile Exchange standards. It is a chain of custody standard that provides companies with a tool to verify that one or more specific input materials are in a final product.
The goal of the Content Claim Standard (CCS) 3.0 is to ensure the accuracy of content claims. It is the chain of custody foundation for all of Textile Exchange’s Standards, and it provides:
The CCS tracks verified input material through the supply chain and applies to any product, from any industry. It is intended to maintain the integrity of the claimed material’s attributes from the original input source to the final product.
The CCS provides a strong chain of custody system from the source to the final product and serves as the chain of custody foundation for Textile Exchange’s existing standards. It is a globally applicable standard and it’s used across the supply chain, from manufacturers, brands and retailers, traders, certification bodies, and organizations supporting specific raw material initiatives. The CCS is verified by an accredited third-party certification body.