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Countries: Bangladesh, China, India
Regions: Ganges - Brahmaputra, India, Yangtze River (Chang Jiang)
Organization SDGs:
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Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Organization Tags:
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Chemicals Management
Water Recycling and Reuse
Services Offered: Project management
Stakeholder engagement & facilitation
Org. Type: Business
Org. Size: Very Large (1000+ Employees)
Industry Sectors: Apparel
Language: English
Org. Website: hmgroup.com/sustainability/Planet/water.html
Org. Source: User
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Be a leader in water stewardship for the fashion industry, working both with reducing the water footprint of our value chain and engaging to promote better water governance in strategic, high risk river basins to secure availability and quality of water for people and nature.

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PaCT is a partnership between textile wet processing factories in Bangladesh, international apparel buyers (C&A;, H&M;, Inditex, G-Star, KappAhl, Lindex, Primark, and Tesco), wet processing technology suppliers, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Dhaka), the International Finance Corporation ... Learn More

The Better Mill Initiative (BMI) aims to improve the sustainability performance of wet processing in the textile supply chain in China. The programme, initiated by Solidaridad and H&M;, is a partnership between Solidaridad, brands and 60-75 textile wet processing mills ... Learn More

The textile project’s vision is “transforming the textile sector in Vietnam and engaging sectoral and environmental governance in order to bring social, economic and conservation benefits to the country and the entire Mekong region”. This vision will be achieved by ... Learn More

As part of our global program for direct suppliers, we ensure that compliance with waste water standards are enforced and work in improving efficiency in water intense processes such as denim production. We also screen our suppliers against publicly available ... Learn More

In 2011, the CEO Water Mandate and UNEP worked with Levi, Nike, H&amp;M, and Nautica on a collective action project intended to improve corporate water management among apparel companies in Cambodia and Vietnam.The project’s overarching goal was to improve water ... Learn More

Taihu Basin in China is a typical illustration of how water risk is shared among business, government and local communities. Hundreds of international and domestic brands are headquartered or source their products from the region, nearly 10,000 textile printing and ... Learn More

Bring the water quality from “low” to “good” status (according to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization standards), especially in highly polluted critical spots; Create a basin wide partnership with agreed conservation targets in key biodiversity areas; reduce water, chemicals ... Learn More

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World Resources Institute Learn More

CEO Water Mandate; CDP; The Nature Conservancy; World Resources Institute; WWF Learn More

The Sustainable Business Group; The Sustainable Fashion Academy; The Global Leadership Award in Sustainable Apparel Learn More

Swedish Textile Water Initiative Learn More

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