ST.GALLEN, Switzerland — February 17, 2021 — Model 3.0 of the bluesign® Product Stewardship Guideline is completely out there to bluesign® SYSTEM PARTNERS. It’s a sensible information for chemical corporations which can be keen to implement cutting-edge procedures and enhance their product security. The Guideline enhances the bluesign® CRITERIA for chemical suppliers.
Product Stewardship means taking duty for making merchandise secure for individuals and the planet, from design to disposal. It additionally allows those that manufacture, design, eat or promote merchandise to be answerable for lowering impacts on the atmosphere, financial system, public well being, and security.
Whereas the time period and idea originated within the Eighties and the primary formal packages have been established within the chemical business across the similar time, the environmental state of affairs we face within the 2020s makes the idea extra essential than ever.
The chemical business has been consolidating its Product Stewardship initiatives beneath the Accountable Care® initiative since 1984.
For bluesign, Product Stewardship has at all times been a vital idea to permit manufacturing of extra sustainable chemical merchandise and therefore scale back the influence of the textile business on individuals, sources, and the atmosphere. The advanced necessities (e.g. of laws, shoppers and types) concerning product security can solely be managed with well-conceived Product Stewardship. The Product Stewardship capabilities of chemical suppliers have at all times been topic to thorough examination throughout chemical provider assessments by bluesign auditors, and they’re additionally an essential foundation for the analysis of chemical merchandise in the course of the bluesign chemical evaluation.
“Enough Product Stewardship at chemical suppliers is a prerequisite for the integrity of the bluesign system. With the brand new model of the Guideline, we make our necessities clear and reply to a necessity on the worldwide marketplace for sensible steerage for establishing a functioning system.” (Dr. Makeba Kampara, bluesign Head of Technical Service Asia)
Since 2010, bluesign has been supporting the advance of Product Stewardship practices at chemical suppliers with its Product Stewardship Guideline. If mandatory, bluesign specialists help purchasers within the rollout and enchancment of stewardship procedures and capabilities in the midst of bluesign® Product Stewardship Companies (PSS).
Model 3.0 of the bluesign® Product Stewardship Guideline was launched in November 2020 and is completely out there to bluesign® SYSTEM PARTNERS. It’s a sensible information for chemical corporations which can be keen to implement state-of-the-art procedures and enhance their product security. The Guideline enhances the bluesign® CRITERIA for chemical suppliers.
“As the primary hyperlink within the textile provide chain, it’s our duty to supply sustainable and secure merchandise. The brand new Product Stewardship Guideline helps us to redefine and enhance inside constructions, processes and requirements with the intention to adjust to the bold necessities. The experience and recommendation of bluesign are extremely helpful on our method in direction of a sustainable enterprise and a clear business.” (Dr. Holger Bender, CTO Pulcra Chemical compounds Group)
Posted February 17, 2021
Supply: bluesign applied sciences ag