September 16th 2013
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) coalition brands – adidas group, C&A, Esprit, G-Star Raw, Gap Inc., H&M, Inditex, Jack Wolfskin, Levi Strauss & Co., Limited Brands, Li Ning, M&S, New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., NIKE, Inc., PUMA SE, and PVH Corp. – released the 2013 Third Quarter Progress Report. We are pleased to share this progress report, the first update subsequent to the release of the Joint Roadmap, Version 2, in June 2013. Achievements during the past 3 months include the completion of a draft prioritization framework, hazardous chemical substance list, and generic audit protocol and pilot testing, as well as co-hosting a large symposium on chemicals in the textile industry in Beijing with the China National Textile and Apparel Council. You can view the quarterly progress report at www.roadmaptozero.com/programme-documents.php.
Read more about G-Star’s target to reach Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals here.