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benutas Seals and Certificates

We at benuta highly value modern designs and sustainable high-quality manufacturing. The fact that quality and fairness is a matter close to our hearts is also reflected in our numerous certified products. In the following sections, we provide an overview of our various seals and certificates. Please do not hesitate to contact our customer service for general inquiries or questions in regard to specific products.
Quality Seals
  • Öko-Tex Standard 100

    benuta supports Confidence in Textiles

    The international association for research and testing in the field of textile ecology (Oeko-Tex) is represented by neutral and independent institutions located in 60 countries worldwide. Based on an independent certification system for textile products, the Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is a reliable seal, certifying that the products are contaminant-free. Many designer rugs, including Esprit rugs and many of our kids rugs, are tested for harmful substances and issued with the Oeko-Tex label.

    Read more at www.oeko-tex.com

  • GuT Seal

    GUT – environmentally friendly carpets

    The Association of Environmentally Friendly Carpets e.V. (Gemeinschaft umweltfreundlicher Teppichboden) is an organization of manufacturers that awards the GuT-seal. Contaminant-free rugs receive this seal. Controlled by independent institutions, like the Textiles and Flooring Institute (TFI) in Aachen, the GuT-seal certifies that rugs are free of harmful substances.

    Read more at www.pro-dis.info




Fairness Certificates

  • Care & Fair

    benuta supports CARE & FAIR

    Since 1994, the industry association CARE & FAIR is committed to support children and families active in the carpet weaving business in Nepal, Pakistan and India. This includes education, health care and adult education. Meanwhile, CARE & FAIR collaborates with importing and exporting members in over 24 countries and finances their projects with the help of donations. This includes of course benuta.

    Read more at www.care-fair.org

  • Goodweave / Rugmark

    benuta is committed to social responsibility

    Since 2009, the GoodWeave seal replaces the old Rugmark seal and was able to successfully realize the targets of the NGO set since 1995. Until today, the central focus of their work is to provide reasonable salaries for employees in the carpet weaving business and to eliminate exploitive child labour.

    Their work is sponsored by famous institutions of development like Brot für die Welt, UNICEF, Misereor, terre des homes and the German Society for Technical cooperation but also the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

    Rugmark, the precursor of GoodWeave Label Furthermore, their concept also includes the compliance with humane working hours, environmental standards, secure and hygienic working conditions and the possibility of education for former child workers. In order to ensure the GoodWeave standards, independent inspectors regularly check the production facilities and products without advance notice. Many of the wool rugs, offered at benuta meet these standards and are therefore certified with the GoodWeave seal.

    Read more at www.goodweave.org.uk