Levi Strauss & Co | Taking Chemical Stewardship to the Next Level
PRESS RELEASE - Levi Strauss & Co.November 19, 2019
Today, we announced plans to augment our Screened Chemistry program and set a new standard for chemicals management stewardship in the apparel industry through a new partnership with Hohenstein, an international testing services provider, to integrate the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification system into our supply chain.
Linda Gallegos, Levi Strauss & Co. senior designer for Product Innovation, gives an overview of the collaboration and why it’s important for us and for our industry.
Can you tell us a little more about what this is?
This is a collaboration with a leading international testing services provider and research partner to bring a certification system called ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® into our supply chain. The partnership will build on the Screened Chemistry program we now utilize and bring additional levels of screening and transparency to the chemicals we use.
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