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The Potential for Green Textile sourcing from Tirupur

On the path to more sustainable global textile chains

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This report provides a thorough analysis concerning the situation in Tirupur, India, where the local government has imposed strict requirements on zero liquid discharge of wastewater in textile production. The report analyzes how Tirupur can turn the Zero Liquid Discharge re-quirements into a competitive advantage by creating a green textile cluster based on the Eu-ropean Eco-label Flower and ISO 14001. The report also includes an analysis of the demand situation for environmentally certified textile in the Nordic countries and how this demand can be affected positively.

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The Potential for Green Textile sourcing from Tirupur – on the path to more sustainable global textile chains is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers’ working group on Sustainbale Consumtion and Production. The project was designed by the Danish Federation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises and Danish Fashion and Textile, with the Danish Federation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises as project manager. The Danish Federation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises has extensive experience within CSR and environmental projects in the textile industry both in Tirupur, other parts of India and in countries in Africa and Latin America. Danish Fashion and Textile has thorough knowledge of environmental certification requirements and CSR issues within the industry. The analysis was conducted by Camilla Cecilie Valeur, Danish Federation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, in collaboration with Pia Odgaard from Danish Fashion and Textile. Henning Høy Nygaard, Danish Federation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, was the project manager and responsible for quality control.

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