Development Milestones

Certification Bodies are required to use the CDS to generate transaction certificate. Processing and completion of the transaction certificate can be done in Certification Body’s legacy system

Phase 1: Digitalization of existing scope and transaction certification process

July, 2018

Defined high level requirements
July, 2018

August, 2018

Signed Letter of Understanding to commence configuration of system

August, 2018

October, 2018

Project briefing at Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference

October, 2018

December, 2018

Requirements gathering with selected Certification Bodies

December, 2018

January, 2019

Pre-pilot testing on scope certification process with selected Certification Bodies

January, 2019

January, 2019

Pilot kick-off webinar on scope certification process with all Certification Bodies

January, 2019

February, 2019

Pre-pilot testing on transaction certification process with selected Certification Bodies

February, 2019

March, 2019

Pilot kick-off webinar on transaction certification process with all Certification Bodies

March, 2019

April, 2019

Certification Bodies are required to use the CDS to generate scope certificate. Processing and completion of the scope certificate can be done in Certification Body’s legacy system

April, 2019

May, 2019

Certification Bodies are required to use the CDS to generate transaction certificate. Processing and completion of the transaction certificate can be done in Certification Body’s legacy system

May, 2019