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Running with it: Adidas Joins Nike and Puma to Phase out Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals

8:17 AM MDT | September 2, 2011 | Alex Scott

Adidas has joined Nike and Puma in a pledge to phase out hazardous chemicals in the manufacture of their products. All three companies – the world’s largest three sportswear brands – have been linked to the discharge of hazardous chemicals into rivers in China by Greenpeace in Dirty Laundry 2: Hung Out to Dry, a report published several weeks ago.   Adidas, the world’s second largest sportswear brand, has committed to the zero discharge of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and across the entire lifecycle of its...

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