24 Feb DyStar Joins United Nations Global Compact
Dystar, the leading global supplier of dyes and chemicals to the textile and leather industries, has joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) to strengthen its commitment towards sustainability and establish itself as a sustainable industry leader.
Further building on its environmental and social accountability, DyStar is pleased to take the pledge according to the ten principles of UNGC and adopt this globally recognized policy framework for the development, implementation, and disclosure of environmental, social, and governance policies and practices within the company with the objective of strengthening its commitment towards sustainability and establishing itself as a sustainability leader in the textile and chemical industry.
As a leading global supplier of dyes and chemicals to the textile and leather industries, DyStar not only has a long history of action to reduce the environmental impact of the supply chain but also recently issued its first corporate sustainability report prepared according to GRI principles.
Signing the Letter of Commitment, Harry Dobrowolski, CEO/President of the DyStar Group said “Our membership of the United Nations Global Compact signifies our commitment to adopt more positive and sustainable practices in our daily operations through innovation, commerce, technology and services that benefits the economies and societies worldwide.”
DyStar, with a heritage of over 100 years of both product and application innovation, was founded in 1995 as a coloration specialist for the textile and leather industries. Since then, the company has transformed itself into a solution provider, offering customers a complete range of colorants, auxiliaries and services. The DyStar Group has offices, competence centers, agencies and production plants in over 50 countries to ensure expertise is both global and local for brands & retailers, mills and dye-houses. The DyStar Textile Services (DTS) division offers state of the art color communication through Color Solutions International (CSI), textile and ecology testing through Texanlab and ecology and environmental solutions and advice through its Ecology Solutions team. With a focus on sustainability and eco compliance, our team of well-trained staff and modern service labs in major markets ensure that customers all over the world receive fast and expert technical assistance and advice to reduce costs, shorten lead times and meet stringent quality and ecological specifications. For more information, please visit us at http://www.DyStar.com.
ABOUT THE UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT
The United Nations Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere. For more information, please visit http://www.unglobalcompact.org/