Collaborative initiative will help drive industry change to eliminate hazardous chemicals in the textile, leather and footwear supply chain.
ASOS, a global fashion destination, has announced it’s joining in ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) roadmap to zero program. The program aims to deliver a widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, by driving innovations and best practices in textile, apparel and footwear industries to protect consumers, workers, and the environment.
According to a press release, ASOS, which joins 20 other leading brands in the program, has committed to working together with other retailers and stakeholders to promote the industry-wide change in responsible chemical management, towards milestones set in the program’s joint roadmap.
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The ZDHC Foundation oversees implementation of the roadmap to zero program and is a global industry collaboration of currently 111 contributors (25 brands, 70 value chain affiliates, and 16 associates) within the sports, fashion, luxury and outdoor industry.
The vision is widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in the textile, apparel, and leather and footwear industries to protect consumers, workers, and the environment. Through collaborative engagement, standard setting and large-scale implementation ZDHC advances the industry towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals. ZDHC takes a holistic approach to sustainable chemical management and enables tangible progress in the wider industry by a number of reference guides and practical tools, capacity building and innovation projects.
Collaborative initiative will help drive industry change to eliminate hazardous chemicals in the textile, leather and footwear supply chain. Said the release.