OEKO-TEX® RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS certifies the management system of a company and assesses to which extent due diligence obligations with regard to human rights and environmental criteria are implemented in the company and in their supply chains. The following due diligence elements are the subject of evaluation:
1. Business policy
2. Risk analysis
3. Integration of appropriate actions
4. Continuous monitoring
5. Transparent communication
6. Complaint mechanism
Furthermore, in module 7. Environment / Climate companies can map to which extent a climate strategy has been defined, targets set and emission reductions already measured.
The goal of RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS certification is the long-term implementation of due diligence measures with regard to human rights and the environment in the textile and leather industry.