Archroma joins ‘UN Global Compact’ initiative to drive eco-friendly denim dying

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Archroma, the global color leading company and chemical specialty company, declared that it has become the signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a global corporate social responsibility initiative where total 9500 companies participated from 160 countries.

The UN Global Compact has a strategy to drive business awareness and action in support of achieving sustainable goals by 2030. The compact is founded on 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labor, anti-corruptionand environment to the development of eco-friendly technologies and Archroma formally committed to support and promote the UN Global Compact’s 10 principles.

Figure 1: Archroma’s eco-friendly denim.
Figure 1: Archroma’s eco-friendly denim.

In the last four years, Archroma made its industry more sustainable by introducing severalinnovations in textile and has made inroads in cleaning up the denim industry’s chemical and dye practices. As well as, its newly introduced ‘Advanced Denim Technology’ uses a more eco-friendly generation of concentrated sulfur dyes instead of indigo.

Besides, Archroma implemented advanced resource-saving manufacturing processes at zero discharge facility in Jamshoro, Pakistan. Furthermore, G-Star Raw partnered with Archroma developing a new color range using non-edible waste products from agriculture and herbal industries.

Alexander Wessels, CEO of Archroma said, “Archroma shares the UN Global Compact goal to contribute in the more stable and inclusive global market and help build prosperous and thriving societies.”

He also added that advancing the cause of sustainability is an ongoing effort and that being a participant to the UN Global Compact will help to walk further down this path and to convince those in the sphere of influence to join along.

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