It is very important to us to offer our customers products that they can trust. We also draw on Fairtrade Max Havelaar's production know-how and industry commitment to continue to grow the Blessed brand.
At Blessed you can be assured that our clothing is of high quality and made in a safe, ethical workplace.
|Fair trade by blessed
All special productions that are made abroad according to customer requirements are produced according to the blessed Fairtrade standards:
• free choice of work
• no slavery
• No discrimination based on skin color, race, gender, political opinion, religion, nationality or any other distinction
• no child labor (according to UNICEF)
• Opportunity to form a union
• Compliance with minimum wages with which one can live well (fair, above-average wages)
• no piece work (which is otherwise customary in the industry)
• no form of physical punishment
• Greatest possible protection of the environment and water resources
• Compliance with the safety regulations for buildings and work equipment
• Compliance with safety regulations at work
|Fair Wear Foundation (FWF)
The Fair Wear Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization that works with companies and factories to improve working conditions for textile and garment workers. FWF tracks and documents the progress that has been made. The aim is to increase the effectiveness of the efforts made through knowledge sharing, social dialogue and the strengthening of industrial ties.
|Fair trade by Max Havelaar
The MaxHavelaar seal of approval stands for fair trade according to international standards and guarantees that the cotton in our products is grown and traded fairly. Thanks to your purchase of blessed MaxHavelaar products, the participating smallholder families and workers in the south benefit from stable prices and fair trade premiums, from improved working conditions and from the benefits of environmentally friendly production. Compliance with the international fair trade standards is checked by an independent certification body. The processing chain is transparent and meets recognized social criteria.
More information at www.maxhavelaar.ch
|WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production)
WRAP is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to certifying the legal, humane, and ethical manufacture of products around the world.
|GOTS – Global Organic Textile Standard
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the world's leading standard for the processing of textiles made from organic fibers. The seal defines demanding environmental criteria for the entire supply chain of organic textiles. The use of chemicals is restricted and compliance with high social criteria is required. Compliance with all requirements is regularly certified by independent control institutes.
|BSCI – Business Social Compliance Initiative
BSCI offers companies a code of conduct to support them in their efforts to build an ethical supply chain. This code is based on international treaties protecting workers' rights, covering the following eleven key elements: management practice, safe employment, hours of work, remuneration, child labor, forced labor (including prison labor and coercive measures), freedom of association (including freedom of association and freedom to negotiate collective bargaining), discrimination (gender , race, religion), working conditions, health and social facilities, health and safety at work (occupational safety), aspects of environmental protection and special protection for young employees.
|Organic Content Standard 100 (OCS 100)
The Organic Content Standard 100 (OCS 100) verifies the presence and amount of organic matter in the end product and tracks the path of raw materials from source to end product.
Sedex means compliance with ethical principles and socially just and sustainable principles throughout the supply chain.
|OEKO-TEX Standard 100
If a textile item has been awarded the STANDARD 100 label, you can be sure that all components of this item, ie all threads, buttons and other accessories, have been tested for harmful substances and the item is therefore harmless to health.
OE Blended refers to any goods containing a blend of organic cotton and other material. OE 100 tracks the purchasing, handling and use of 100% certified organic cotton in yarns, fabrics and finished products using transaction certificates for factories that do not yet comply with the GOTS standard. Nevertheless, the requirements in the area of sustainable cultivation are very far-reaching.
|Global Recycling Standard
The Global Recyle Standard certifies products that are made from recycled fabrics and fibers and thus optimally protect our resources.
The SA8000 is a code of social conduct based on the principles of the UN International Trade Union Organization and national laws protecting the rights of workers.
checks products that come from climate-neutral production and are made exclusively with the help of renewable energies.
|N471 & EN ISO 20471
N471 and the more recent EN ISO 20471 norm is a European standard for high visibility clothing. Class 1 offers the lowest level of protection, Class 2 offers protection during the day, in fog and at dusk. Class 3 ensures the best protection and is suitable for use in heavy traffic and security risks.
This logo identifies products with organic cotton that comply with GOTS. The cotton is not treated with pesticides or fertilizers. The use of genetically modified cotton seeds is strict
|For free retailers
Blessed does not sell animal fur. In our collection, we completely refrain from processing and selling products made of real fur.