Kingfisher pledges to phase out three chemical families from its supply chain

Kingfisher will phase out phthalates, PFCs and halogenated flame retardants from its supply chain by 2025 as part of its Chemicals Roadmap Kingfisher, the international home improvement company, today announces it will phase out three chemical groups from its own branded products by 2025, with an ambition to extend this to the rest of its supply chain. The move is part of the company’s long-term commitment to reducing its environmental impact and helping consumers have healthier, more sustainable homes. The three chemical groups – phthalates1,Perfluorinated & Polyfluorinated Chemicals(PFCs) and halogenated flame…

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Walmart Strengthens Sustainable Chemistry Commitment

Walmart is strengthening its sustainable chemistry policy for consumable products, reaffirming the company’s work to increase transparency, advance improved product formulations, and offer a larger sustainable product selection for customers. As part of the policy expansion, Walmart aims to reduce its consumables chemical footprint for Walmart and Sam’s Clubs U.S. stores by 10 percent by 2022, becoming the first U.S. retailer to set a time bound reduction goal. Consumables products include items like household cleaners, cosmetics and skincare items, and infant products, among others. The goal applies to chemicals defined…

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