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Indian textile company Arvind joins ZHDC Programme
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Jul '16
Courtesy: ZDHC Programme
Courtesy: ZDHC Programme
One of India's biggest textile and apparel producer, Arvind Ltd has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme.

By joining the program, Arvind, which is the first India-headquartered company to join has committed to eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals across its supply chains by 2020.

Another company to join the program is TÜV Rheinland, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services with its headquarters based in Cologne, Germany.

'We are happy to join the ZDHC Programme and are committed to the elimination of hazardous chemicals from the textile and footwear value-chain," Abhishek Bansal, chief sustainability manager at Arvind said.

The ZDHC Programme is a collaboration of leading textile and footwear brands working to implement safer chemistry practices to protect consumers, workers and the environment.

Both the companies commit to working collaboratively on this task through active engagement with other brands, retailers and stakeholders, by joining the Programme. (AR)

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