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GEMStat

This is a repository of water quality data of ground and surface waters. SOURCE: UN Environment.

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GEMI Solutions

This is a repository of solutions-based tools provided by GEMI, an organization of leading companies dedicated to fostering global environmental, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability excellence through the sharing of tools and information to help businesses achieve environmental sustainability excellence. SOURCE: Global Environmental Management Initiative

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Environmental Health and Safety Guidelines

This is a page on The International Finance Corporation’s website that contains the most updated versions of the World Bank Group Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines (known as the “EHS Guidelines.”) Source: The International Finance Corporation: World Bank Group SOURCE: International Finance Corporation

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Environmental Democracy Index

This is a map that tracks the state of national laws protecting transparency, participation, and justice in environmental decision-making. SOURCE: The World Resources Institute

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Current Technologies for Biological Treatment of Textile Wastewater

This is a paper that was written in 2012. It provides a critical review on the current technology available for decolorization and degradation of textile wastewater and also suggests effective and economically attractive alternatives.  SOURCE: Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

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Current Status of Textile Industry Wastewater Management and Research progress in Malaysia

This is a paper that was written in 2013. It reviews the current scenario with respect to textile industry effluent in Malaysia and technologies available for the treatment of the effluent.  SOURCE: CLEAN – Soil Air Water

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Clean by Design Report

This is a report written by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in 2015. It discusses NRDC’s green supply chain program in China. It provides ten best practices for textile mills and case studies applying these practices. NRDC launched its Clean by Design initiative in 2009 as an innovative “green supply chain” program to leverage […]

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China – Discharge Standards of Water Pollutants for Dyeing and Finishing of Textile Industry

This is an article that was written in 2012. It discusses the challenges that remain despite wastewater standards keeping pace with water pollution development and technological advances. Source: SGS, an inspection, verification, testing, and certification company. SOURCE: SGS

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Chemicals Management Toolkit

This is a collection of chemicals management practices and processes to ensure safe and sustainable products throughout the supply chain. Source: The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), a membership-driven trade organization for the outdoor industry. SOURCE: Outdoor Industry Association (OIA)

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CEO Water Mandate

This is a website for an Initiative of the United Nations Global Compact that mobilizes business leaders on water, sanitation, and the Sustainable Development Goals. The website provides resources and encourages organizations to drive sustainability and security with water stewardship by signing a commitment. This website has been favored by members of our internal task […]

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Better Plants

This is a website for an Initiative of the US Department of Energy: Better Buildings. Better Buildings is designed to improve the lives of the American people by driving leadership in energy innovation. Through Better Buildings, DOE partners with leaders in the public and private sectors to make the nation’s homes, commercial buildings, and industrial […]

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ASTM International

This is a website for ASTM (American Society for Testing Materials), an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services. They also provide training and e-learning to show how to test methods in action.

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