Stahl have been awarded ZDHC Level 3 for a range of performance coatings from their synthetic and coatings portfolio. Level 3 is the highest level of ZDHC compliance, requiring MRSL conformance for formulations & raw materials, and a chemical management audit.
The award given by the Chem-MAP team to Stahl reinforces the chemical companies’ commitment to drive forward value chain transparency in the chemical industry.
Georgina Mawer, Head of Chem-MAP Consulting comments: We are proud to be working with Stahl on the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero programme. Being able to award ZDHC Level 3 status to Stahl for their performance coatings, supports both Chem-MAP and ZDHC’s aims of driving safer chemical safety throughout the global textile, leather, apparel, and footwear supply chains.
Mel Micham, Global Market Director Performance Coatings at Stahl: “Achieving Level 3 compliance for many of our key Performance Coating products is a significant milestone toward delivering on our transparency and product stewardship ambitions. Together with the ZDHC foundation, we can help customers and downstream partners to make informed decisions and shape a better industry. Indeed, by embracing sustainable development – and going beyond minimum information disclosure and regulatory compliance – Stahl aims to deliver value for all stakeholders, including suppliers, customers, partners, and society at large.”
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