Greenpeace report links western firms to Chinese river polluters

Jul 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Story

A Chinese conglomerate supplying Nike, Adidas, Puma and other leading brands has discharged hormone-disrupting chemicals and other toxins into the country’s major water systems, according to a new Greenpeace investigation that raises questions about corporate responsibility for the firms they do business with.

The environmental pressure group has also linked hazardous textile plants in the Yangtze and Pearl river deltas to Lacoste, H&M and half a dozen other international fashion brands despite many of those companies’ claims to set high environmental standards in their supply chains.

Read more here: Greenpeace report links western firms to Chinese river polluters | Environment | The Guardian.

 

 

 

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