Codyeco achieves highest level of ZDHC certification

We are proud to announce that our subsidiary Codyeco has received the ZDHC Level 3 certification – the highest level of ZDHC certification – proving that their products meet all requirements connected to Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC). An significant step for Codyeco in taking a catalyzing role to drive sustainability in the leather chemical industry in Italy.

Largest portfolio ZDHC Level 3 in Italy

ZDHC Level 3 certification has been received for a wide range Codyeco branded products produced in the three production sites. As César W Knebel, Managing Director of Codyeco points out: “We are delighted in achieving ZDHC certification for all our 3 production sites, showing our commitment to work in line with the best practices in Chemical Management and to meet the expectation of all our Stakeholders. Delivering this ambitious target, of being part of ZDHC Gateway Level 3, is for us in Codyeco another achieved milestone coupling more and more with the highest standards in the Fashion Leather Manufacturing Industry, focusing on premium and luxury quality articles.  We will continue driving our commitment to continuously work toward a more sustainable leather value chain. This makes us the company with the largest portfolio with ZDHC Level 3 certification in Italy. To receive the certification is a great reward for our efforts on the path towards a socially and environmentally sustainable leather value chain by 2025, together with our parent company Smit & Zoon.”

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