The Inditex group, owner of Zara, has decided to set up a specific sustainability committee within the board of directors that will be responsible for monitoring the strategy and sustainability policies, both environmental and labor rights.
Thus, it will supervise the monitoring of the entire supply chain and the relationship both with the different interest groups in sustainability matters and with the Social Council, while verifying compliance with health and safety standards or the Rights policy. Human throughout the value chain, among other issues.
In a statement, the company recalls that it has signed a 3.5 million euro agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technologies (MIT) to, among other things, promote research into sustainability, including new recycling techniques, both in packaging and of tissues.
In 2009, the group launched a program that aims to make all its stores eco-efficient by 2020, characterized by consuming 20% less electricity and 40% less water than a conventional store. . (tagsToTranslate) inditex (t) environmental commission (t)