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MoEF to phase out more polluting chemicals

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

India has begun the process of eliminating seven extremely harmful chemicals almost eight years after the world agreed on their phase out under the Stockholm Convention.

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest came out with a draft proposal to remove these seven...

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ZDHC unveils Chemical Gateway tool for chemical management

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 4, 2016

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) has launched the new ZDHC Chemical Gateway tool for chemical management within the textile and footwear value chain, designed to indicate...

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IFC’s PaCT and VF Corporation Partner to Reduce Water, Energy and Chemical Use in Textile Factories in Bangladesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2016

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, are working together to enhance the long-term competitiveness...

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Levi’s mandates ‘best-in-class’ chemicals for suppliers

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2016

Levi Strauss, leading American clothing company, has come up with a list of ‘preferred substances’ for its suppliers, which will be both human-friendly and environment-friendly....

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Clean Production Action's Tool Helps Companies Use Safer Chemicals in Products

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 9, 2016

In an effort to help companies use safer chemicals, the Clean Production Action (CPA), has released the next version of the GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals Hazard Assessment Guidance, adding...

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Subject Tags: chemicals , sustainability

OEKO-TEX launches ‘Eco Passport’ certification

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 2, 2016

With the aim of promoting comprehensive management of textile products and processes throughout the supply chain, Swiss certification company OEKO-TEX recently introduced a new program for...

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Girnar Food to cut use of plant protection chemicals fully

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2014

Mumbai-based Girnar Food and Beverages will reduce its usage of plant protection chemicals totally by 2020. This is part of recent initiatives taken by firms producing and marketing tea.

Firms such as Hindustan Unilever and Tata Global Beverages have initiated plans to...

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