On October 8th, 2021, the IOAS took the decision to withdraw the GOTS and Textile Exchange accreditation from OneCert International Pvt. Ltd. of India. Following an unsuccessful appeal this decision was upheld and withdrawal now takes immediate effect.
OneCert International disagree with this determination and have requested recourse to arbitration as is their right under their contract with IOAS. The arbitration process shall follow the procedures of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution.
Onecert remain accredited and recommended under the ISO/IEC 17065 and EU recognition scheme. For full details please see our website.
Any operations, certification bodies and authorities that relied on these accreditations are asked to take note.