BÖNNIGHEIM, Germany— Hohenstein announces plans to join the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme. ZDHC is a consortium of global apparel, footwear, and textile brands that focuses on reducing the use of harmful chemicals in the industry.
By joining the program, Hohenstein says it “supports the Programme’s vision of widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in textile, apparel, and footwear industries” to protect individuals and the environment. The foundation adds that it intends to strive towards ZHDC’s goals by collaborating with other brands, retailers, and stakeholders.
“Hohenstein is proud to be joining [more than] 20 leading brands working together to drive industry-wide change in responsible chemical management and commits to working on this task in a collaborative and open manner,” the organization states.
In recent years multiple companies and organizations have joined ZDHC’s ranks, including the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and American & Efird (A&E).
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