Macy’s (a big clothing and textile retailer chain with 888 stores in the US, Guam and Puerto Rico) state that they are having clear, stringent standards and requirements for their suppliers, and that MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® is the next step in ensuring their sustainability initiatives are visible to shoppers. This is a huge step in sharing the sustainable products and production values across continents.
Roberson Keffer, Macy’s Fashion Director, stated that Macy’s is acknowledging the importance of sustainability and responsibility in textile production and safety of the textile products for the customers. Since the consumers are getting more aware of environmental and health issues every day, such companies as Macy’s want to be among those companies that the customer can fully trust.
MADE IN GREEN independent textile label
"MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®" is an independent textile label for highlighting consumer products and semi-finished products at all levels of the textile chain that are made from materials tested for harmful substances and that have been manufactured by using environmentally friendly processes and under safe and socially responsible working conditions.
single product certified with MADE IN GREEN has a unique product ID and a QR
code. When a consumer scans the code with their smartphone, all the
infrastructure of the product making is visible. Therefore, MADE IN GREEN
provides full transparency and traceability for the customer.
Big players prefer MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®
Currently many big players give preference to the products certified with MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®: Lidl, Aldi, Kik, and many others. The fact that an American brand - Macy’s - has joined these ranks, is a huge step in sharing the sustainable products and production values across continents.
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