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Press Release
Dow and public-private cooperation pave the way for a sustainable fashion industry in Ethiopia

  • The environmental impact of textile and garment manufacturing is a key challenge as the industry sector in Ethiopia booms.
  • Public-private cooperation project supports sustainable chemical and waste management best practices along the textile value chain through education, training and advisory programs.

Dow Europe GmbH, Horgen, Switzerland (“Dow”) – September 29, 2022 – Dow (NYSE: DOW) supported a three-year cooperation project with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Dutch ZDHC Foundation to develop more sustainable manufacturing processes within the fast-growing fashion industry in Ethiopia. Through education, training programs and business consultancy capabilities, the project successfully paved the way for improved sustainable chemical and waste management practices along the textile value chain.

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