Target leading, Amazon lagging, on chemicals

Toxic Textiles

This article originally appeared in Ecotextile News, on November 2, 2021

WASHINGTON DC - Leading US fashion brands and retailers need to improve their toxic chemical management policies, according to a new report from the Green America initiative.

The 'Toxic Textiles' study provides a company-by-company breakdown of 15 major corporations and shows significant room for improvement on hazardous chemicals use, workplace conditions and transparency.

Key findings of the report - based on companies' publicly available policies - include that Target is leading the field on chemical management but online retail giant Amazon is "lagging behind".

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