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Huntsman joins ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme

Oct '19
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Huntsman Textile Effects, a global provider of dyes, chemicals and digital inks to textile industry, has joined the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme as a contributor. This has added a new dimension to its efforts to promote sustainable chemistry and best practice in textile & footwear industries and lead the sector's shift to a cleaner global supply chain.

Huntsman Textile Effects joined over 25 leading brands working together to drive industry-wide change in responsible chemicals management and commits to working on this task in a collaborative and open manner, said the company in a press release.

As a ZDHC Contributor, Huntsman Textile Effects has uploaded detailed safety and sustainability information of its key products onto the ZDHC Gateway Chemical Module. This will support brands and mills in selecting products and practices to make their supply chains more sustainable. Huntsman Textile Effects will also continue to work to help brands improve their competitiveness while protecting consumers, workers and the environment.

The addition of industry-leader Huntsman Textile Effects to the ZDHC Contributor base represents a significant strengthening of ZDHC as a robust, broad-based solution with the potential to harmonise the industry's approach to sustainable chemistry and the elimination of hazardous chemicals.

"Huntsman Textile Effects firmly believes that collective action is the best way forward for our industry and that working with ZDHC will help us further accelerate the shift to a cleaner and more transparent supply chain," said Rohit Aggarwal, president, Huntsman Textile Effects. "As one of the world's leading suppliers of sustainable textile dyes, inks and chemicals, we have seen time and time again that brands and mills that embrace sustainability can also boost their productivity and competitiveness and reduce costs. Our approach has always been to marry environmental and economic sustainability for a stronger, cleaner and more viable textile sector."

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