OEKO-TEX® certified workshops
All the workshops with which Ourse Blanche works comply with REACH regulations and are OEKO-TEX® certified, which guarantees that the inks used on the silk pieces are not harmful to our health and our skin.
GOTS certified silk
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the most rigorous textile norme concerning ecological and social criteria.
GOTS guarantees: 1/ A minimum of 70% certified organic fibers (natural fibers produced without the use of pesticides, insecticides or synthetic herbicides, without GMOs), 2/ Adequacy of the treatment and manufacture of textiles with strict environmental and social criteria (from the evaluation of chemical inputs used to the ethical treatment of workers), at all stages of processing, 3/ A certification carried out by a third party.
French Living Heritage Compagnies
The French Living Heritage Compagnies (Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant in French – EPV ) label is a mark of recognition by French State, set up to distinguish French companies, among others, and industrial and artisanal know-how of excellence.
The weaving, printing and tailoring workshops selected by Ourse Blanche are EPV labeled.