Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Elmer und Zweifel GmbH u. Co KG5 stars

Place, CountryBempflingen, Germany

Contactwww.elmertex.de, info@elmertex.de

Certified Productscotton, cotton yarnfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values66
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy84
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions190126
4Respect of the Environment4635
5Local Development and Community Relations32
6Trading and Supply chain relations6241
7Empowerment75
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer4029
9Managing Certification and Performance1312
Total Score Performance Rating260
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsThe Germany based company Elmer and Zweifel has been producing textile products for generations. The company sources its raw materials from organic certified smallholder cotton producers in Uganda under fair trade conditions. Elmer and Zweifel has a very close and longterm relationship with its suppliers for years and is actively supporting the cotton producers and their further economic development.
Elmer and Zweifel is highly commited to eco-friendly and socially responsible production practices and good working conditions along the entire chain of custody.
Cooperation with people in other countries and with different cultures whose condition of life differ fundamentally from each other needs a high level of reciprocal care and respect. But for a result that is successful in the long-term and is satisfactory for both sides it needs more: conviction of the need for conservation of ecological diversity and with that the basis for everyone’s livelihood.
They want Cotonea to be a success for all: firstly for their clients, then for the cotton farmer and his family, the people involved in the production and administration and lastly also for them, the owners. And they want to contribute to the preservation and handing down of ecological knowledge so that the total percentage of ecologically produced cotton rises.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage80 %

Date of Certification
First24.04.2012
Last Update22.07.2020

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