Monthly Archive: March 2022


The Uzbek Cotton Boycott has Come to an End.

The Cotton Campaign said that Uzbek cotton would no longer be banned worldwide on March 10, 2022. During the same time, the Uzbek Forum for Human Rights, a frontline partner of the Cotton Campaign, released a report saying the Uzbek government didn’t use forced labor in the 2021 cotton harvest. On March 6, 2020, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev issued a...


ZDHC Announces New Wastewater Guidelines

Environmentally conscious organizations are strengthening their criteria as the demand for more sustainable output grows. The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), a chemical management organization, released updated guidelines for the textile, leather, and footwear industries regarding industrial wastewater and sludge earlier this week. The ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines were initially published in 2016 to describe a consistent set of worldwide...