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Burberry Commits to Phasing Out Toxic Chemicals from Supply Chain

Author: Gina-Marie Cheeseman, TriplePundit, Published on: 31 January 2014

Burberry Group...announced its commitment...to removing all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by Jan...2020. To achieve this goal, Burberry will set up “mechanisms for disclosure and transparency” for the hazardous chemicals used in its supply chain...The company will start to prioritize its apparel by the end of June 2014. By July 1, 2016, Burberry will start to disclose the chemical discharges of its suppliers in the global South, and will remove all perfluorinated and polyfluorinated chemicals from its supply chain. [refers to Zara (part of Inditex), Valentino, H&M, Gucci (part of PPR), Versace, Louis Vuitton, American Apparel, C&A, Disney, GAP, H&M, Primark (part of Associated British Foods), Uniqlo (part of Fast Retailings), Adidas, LiNing, Nike, Puma]

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Related companies: adidas American Apparel Associated British Foods Burberry Fast Retailing Gap Gucci (part of Kering) H&M Inditex Kering (formerly PPR, Pinault-Printemps-Redoute) LVMH Nike Primark (part of Associated British Foods) Puma Uniqlo (part of Fast Retailing) Valentino Versace Walt Disney Zara (part of Inditex)