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Corporate Sustainability Compact for Textile and Apparel Industry (2018) (CSC9000T)

China Current 2018

CSC9000T is a management system that provides the code of conduct and an operational approach for accomplishing the task in effort to sustainability development. It requires enterprises to follow the code of conduct as the benchmark to fully identify social responsibility risks and opportunities in their products, services and business relationships, and integrate the responses to such risks and opportunities into their management systems and business processes. Eventually wish the companies can improve their management capability and social responsibility performance continuously and mutually.

Issuer name

China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

More information

This is the third revised version of CSC9000T since its initiation in 2005, it has incorporated the core concepts and principle requirements of social responsibility standards and initiatives, including ISO 26000 and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, drawn on the basic methods and latest developments of management systems including ISO9001: 2015, ISO14001: 2015 and ISO 45001, and provided feasibility for its compatibility and mutual recognition with other standard systems in material requirements in terms of substantive requirements.

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Industry scope


Industry scope notes

textile and apparel enterprises,

ESG coverage - E (Environment)


ESG coverage- S (Social)


ESG coverage- G (Governance)

Structure & Leadership, Accountability, Anti-Corruption and Anti-Competitive Behaviour, Stakeholder Engagement, Ethics & Integrity

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)







Asia Pacific

Date of publication


Issuer type

Industry bodies, business associations

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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