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莱卡公司六大生产基地完成了 Higg 工厂环境模块(FEM)的自我评估

Published on Mar 16, 2021  -  特拉华州威尔明顿

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服装行业可持续纤维解决方案的全球领导者,莱卡公司,已在全部六个莱卡®纤维生产基地完成了 Higg 工厂环境模块(FEM)的自我评估。

The robust impact assessment – which reviews environmental management systems, energy use, emissions, water usage, wastewater, and waste and chemical management at the facility level – helps manufacturing locations establish an environmental baseline to pursue continuous improvement.

The LYCRA Company’s Maydown site, located in the North West of Northern Ireland, piloted the module more than a year ago. Based on initial learnings, the remaining five production facilities completed self-assessments simultaneously.

I would like to thank all of the sites and the team that assisted them for their efforts in achieving this significant milestone. Having all sites complete the module underscores our commitment to manufacturing excellence across a broad variety of sustainability parameters and gives us a framework for future improvements.

Gary Huffman

Director of operations excellence

The LYCRA Company

Modules posted to the Higg portal in December 2020 and can now be shared securely with customers upon request through the Higg platform, offering insights into The LYCRA Company’s sustainability performance and reinforcing its commitment to transparency.

Our team is developing a plan for an approved independent third party to audit the site modules this year. This would give us confirmation of our performance and likely provide new insights as to how and where we can improve.

Nish Vasavada

Global director of environment, health and safety (EHS)

The LYCRA Company

Apparel Coalition (SAC). The Higg FEM gives manufacturers, brands and retailers a clear, holistic picture of facility-specific environmental performance and impacts. Assessments help identify and scale opportunities for sustainability improvements that protect the well-being of factory workers, local communities and the environment. The LYCRA Company, the only spandex (elastane) producer member of the SAC, plays an active role on several sub-committees of the coalition.

Third-party assessments like the Higg FEM are a key component of The LYCRA Company’s sustainability platform, Planet Agenda, which spans all aspects of business operations through three core pillars: corporate responsibility, manufacturing excellence and product sustainability. Additional certifications include Global Recycled Standard (GRS) certification of the company’s EcoMade family of recycled products; Standard 100 certification by OEKO-TEX® for LYCRA®, LYCRA® T400®, COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® fibers; and Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard Material Health Certificates (Gold Level) for 25 LYCRA® fiber products.

LYCRA®, LYCRA® T400®, COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® are trademarks of The LYCRA Company.

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