Here at Matterhorn, quality means more than just producing excellent clothing.It is also,for us, about
making sure that the workers in our factories work under, fair, just, safe, legal and humane conditions. We
possibilities to make our world a better place!
The OEKO -TEX® mark is your guarantee that the garment does not contain dangerous
substances. OEKO -TEX® follows the restriction guidelines for ph-value, pesticide and
At Matterhorn we have a selection of garments with the OEKO -TEX® mark.
Bionic-Finish Eco is a water-resistant coating that we have been using on our shell and wetweather
clothing since the autumn of 2016.
Fluoro-carbons have revealed themselves to be disruptive to hormone production. Bionic-Finish
Eco is totally free from these substances.
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The Responsible Down Standard ensures that down and feathers come from ducks and
geese where no live plucking is conducted. The standard follows the chain of custody from
they choose are truly RDS.The Responsible Down Standard is an independent, voluntary
global standard, which means that companies can choose to certify their products to the
RDS, even if there is no legislation requiring them to do so. The RDS was developed and
revised over three years, with the input of animal welfare groups, industry experts, brands
and retailers. The standard recognizes the best practices in animal welfare, and excludes
At Matterhorn we make sure that, even our suppliers meet the legislation applying to the chemicals
and substances that the European Parliament set as a standard according to 190/2006/
REACH Appendix XVII.
REACH prohibits and regulates the usage of certain substances as well as reducing the quantity
of chemicals that can be dangerous to our health and the environment.
At amfori we believe in a world where all trade delivers social, environmental and economic
As the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade, we bring together
over 2,000 retailers, importers, brands and national associations representing a combined
turnover of more than one trillion euros.
age the social and environmental performance of their supply chains and anticipate trends.
We also advocate for progressive policy and collaborate with high-level stakeholders to
achieve common aims.
Our work enables organisations to enhance human prosperity, use natural resources responsibly
and drive open trade globally. These are major challenges across the world which require
The government implemented rules for production accountability for packaging and packaging
materials in 1994.
Production accountability means that those who produce a product have an environmental
responsibility that even includes the disposal of packaging. A company that is a member of
nances the running of eco-stations where the consumer can take their packaging for recycling.