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CHT awarded as Top Performer by Adidas for Sustainable chemicals

CHT Group, a global leader in sustainable chemical products for the textile industry, has been awarded the “Top Performer” title by Adidas AG in its latest evaluation of suppliers. The award recognizes CHT’s commitment to sustainability and innovation, as well as its leadership in the development and implementation of sustainable chemical management practices.

CHT’s portfolio of products includes 98% ZDHC Level 3 auxiliaries and colorants, making it the preferred partner for the sustainable chemical treatment of certifiable brand products. The company also invests heavily in research and development, with the goal of making the entire textile value chain more sustainable.

In 2022, CHT generated 77% of its total sales with sustainably classified products. The company’s customers benefit from its comprehensive know-how and the highest technical expertise in machine application.

CHT drives innovation

According to CHT’s own self-image, being innovative means taking responsibility for the future. For this reason, the Tübingen-based company pursues a strategy of sustainable product ranges in all business areas. CHT also supports its customers with comprehensive individual application advice for maximum sustainable success at all levels.

CHT feels home in textile standards

In this regard, CHT has already been active as a ZDHC Contributor since 2019 with a comprehensive range of more than 2200 certified products. Of these, 70 % are textile auxiliaries and 30 % are dyes in the portfolio that are certified to Level 3 ZDHC, bluesign®, or C2C standards.

With high-performance products and comprehensive technical application advice, CHT offers textile producers the opportunity to supply brands and retailers with demonstrably sustainably produced textiles at the highest level.

“I am proud of this great achievement. Our strategy is consistently geared to the sustainability of the textile value chain, and our efforts have been impressively confirmed here. I am very pleased that this performance is underpinned by a major brand such as adidas. This motivates us to continue on our path to support and accompany our customers in producing more sustainable textiles.”

Benoit Moutault, Group Vice President of CHT

To this end, CHT fully supports its customers and business partners and invests extensively in compliance and regulatory measures. Especially in the textile sector, the group of companies cooperates with all renowned standards and labels. Among others bluesign®, C2C, or GOTS. Especially in the context of the ZDHC program, CHT is a global leader. More than 2200 products certified by CHT currently reach LEVEL 3, the highest possible level for safe textile chemistry. It is particularly noteworthy that this includes textile
auxiliaries (70 %) as well as dyes and pigments (30 %).

This is a big plus for textile customers of the CHT Group, who get everything from a single source. In addition, CHT Group was one of the driving forces when a group of 10 internationally renowned chemical companies decided to become ZDHC Contributors in the summer of 2019. Together, ZDHC members develop and implement methods and tools for safer chemical management. To conserve
resources and the environment, and to protect people and nature.
CHT Group is involved in several ZDHC task teams and is also a member of the ZDHC internal Chemical Industry Advisory Group (CIAG).

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