This garment is crafted with VF Merino Cashmere™, our proprietary, Supersoft Organic, Merino and Cashmere Wool blend.
Spec: RWS Certified, A Grade, 2-ply, Australian Merino Wool 90%, Mongolian Cashmere 10%
Certified by The Responsible Wool Standard
The Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) is a voluntary global standard that addresses the welfare of sheep and the land they graze on. It ensures that wool comes from farms with a progressive approach to managing their land, and from sheep that have been treated responsibly according to the Five Freedoms of animal welfare.
Certified by Global Organic Textile Standard
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is an internationally recognized standard that certifies organic fibers, including both ecological and social criteria, and it oversees the entire textile supply chain. GOTS ensures that textiles are truly organic at every stage of production, from the harvesting of the raw materials, through socially responsible manufacturing, up to labeling in order to provide credible assurances to the consumer.
Certified by USDA Organic
The USDA Organic certification is a labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods, adhering to a set of standards established by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). These standards encompass a range of factors including soil quality, animal raising practices, pest and weed control, and use of additives, requiring that USDA Organic-certified products are grown and processed without the use of synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, irradiation, or genetic engineering.
Certified by The Good Cashmere Standard
The Good Cashmere Standard is an independent standard developed by the Aid by Trade Foundation, designed to improve the welfare of cashmere goats, the lives of farmers and farming communities, and the environment in which they live. The standard encompasses numerous requirements in terms of animal welfare, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship, aiming to make the cashmere production process more sustainable and traceable.
Certified by Woolmark
The Woolmark Company certification is a highly regarded global authority that provides assurance about the quality of wool products. Its iconic Woolmark logo, which signifies that a product has met strict performance and quality standards, is recognized by consumers worldwide as a symbol of superior woolen goods, from apparel and homewares to furnishings and textiles.
Certified by The International Cooperation Committee of Animal Welfare
The International Cooperation Committee of Animal Welfare (ICCAW) is a non-governmental organization based in China, devoted to the promotion of animal welfare concepts and practices. Its mission involves improving the welfare of animals through scientific research, standards setting, public education, international communication and cooperation, and policy advocacy, with a particular focus on farm animal welfare.
Certified by The Sustainable Fibre Alliance
The Sustainable Fibre Alliance (SFA) is a non-profit international organization working with the extended cashmere supply chain, from herders to retailers, to promote a global sustainability standard for cashmere production. The SFA seeks to foster cooperation and dialogue within the cashmere industry, aiming to reduce environmental impact, ensure animal welfare, and secure the livelihoods of herders in the face of growing global demand.
Certified by OEKO-TEX Standard 100
The OEKO-TEX Standard 100 is an independent testing and certification system for raw, semi-finished, and finished textile products at all stages of production. It focuses on limiting the use of harmful substances in textiles and provides assurance that the certified products are safe for human health, offering a high level of consumer safety and promoting sustainable production in the textile and clothing industry.
Certified by ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001
ISO certifications are a set of standards developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization, an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 165 national standards bodies. These standards cover a wide range of topics, from quality management and environmental performance to information security and health and safety, providing guidelines and best practices for organizations to ensure that their products and services are safe, reliable, and of good quality.