Web Exclusive | November 2016
ZDHC adds 4 new contributors for sustainability
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme, a collaboration of leading brands, value chain affiliates and associate contributors, has added four new contributors—Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Unione Nazionale Industria Conciara, Seri.co of Centro Tessile Serico and Covestro—for sustainable chemical management.
Sustainable Apparel Coalition is the apparel, footwear and home textile industry’s foremost alliance for sustainable production. The coalition’s main focus is building the Higg Index, a standardised supply chain measurement tool for all industry participants to understand the environmental and social and labour impacts of making and selling products and services.
Unione Nazionale Industria Conciara is the representative of the Italian tanning industry, which employs 18,000 workers in approximately 1,300 companies. Seri.co of Centro Tessile Serico, Como in Italy, is a testing laboratory and product certification system founded in 1980. Covestro is a world-leading supplier of high-tech polymer materials, including waterborne raw materials for textiles and synthetic leather.