Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Esprit ranked as leader in Greenpeace 'Detox Catwalk'
Esprit ranked as leader in Greenpeace 'Detox Catwalk'
Nov '13
Esprit, the global brand of clothing and life style products has been ranked as "Leader" in the Greenpeace "Detox Catwalk", an interactive online platform assessing the progress made by major clothing companies towards a toxic-free future.

The Detox Catwalk assessment reads: "Esprit has the potential to become at true detox leader. The company has shown it is committed to cleaning up its act and ensuring its supply chain is free of hazardous chemicals. The well-known casual wear company has started a critical process to come clean on its chemical discharge data."

"The efforts the whole team have all put in over the past twelve months, since we started this difficult journey, are paying off. This is an excellent start and considerable motivation to help us on the difficult journey of reaching the goal of eliminating hazardous chemicals from our supply chain by 2020," comments Charles Dickinson, Senior Vice President - Head of Global Quality Management & Sustainability, Esprit.

Esprit is also active member of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group, a coalition of major apparel and footwear brands and retailers with the shared commitment to help lead the industry towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals by 2020.

About the Greenpeace Detox Catwalk:

The Detox Catwalk assesses how committed companies have performed against key criteria; these include how they are working to eliminate known hazardous chemicals from their products and processes, and what steps they are taking towards full supply chain transparency. Greenpeace International’s Detox campaign demands fashion brands to commit to zero discharge of all hazardous chemicals by 2020 and require their suppliers to disclose all releases of toxic chemicals from their facilities to communities at the site of the water pollution.


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Oct 2016

Arvind to dilute 10% stake in brand business arm

Arvind Limited, one of India’s largest integrated textile and apparel ...

Courtesy: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Textiles | On 25th Oct 2016

World’s first cotton shipment using Skuchain’s Brackets

The world’s first trade transaction involving shipment of cotton...

Textiles | On 25th Oct 2016

Cotton yield to increase to 568.29 kg/ha in 2016-17: CAB

At its first meeting for the cotton season 2016-17, the Cotton...

Interviews View All

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

‘The Indian market is interesting and rather persistent in seeking new...

Rahuul Jashnani

‘Online economy has changed the whole dynamics of buying habits.’

Nuno Venda

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Robert Brunner

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search