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There are some fundamental recommendations that global textile and leather companies can implement to address sustainability in the supply chain:

  • Plan a long-term sustainable strategy.
  • Develop a proactive stance and demonstrate willingness to invest in the future by implementing sustainable supply chain practices.
  • Communicate goals throughout all levels of the supply chain and leave no one behind.
  • Bring key suppliers on board and create sample strategy. This step will help you in the scheduling and budgeting process.

STEP 1: inform, plan and communicate

Companies should develop an action plan that allows them to adhere to evolving requirements for reducing impact on the environment and human health. UL can help you monitor the development of new requirements, best practices, laws and standards at global level and offer support for your technical issues, chemical requirements and compliance demands.

Contact us to learn more how we can support you to face this delicate phase of planning and communication.

To learn more about the complete five steps to detox strategy, read here.

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