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DyStar releases 2015 Sustainability Performance Report

The latest report is the company’s first to be aligned with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 reporting guidelines.

12th September 2016

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Singapore

Clothing/​Footwear, Interiors, Sustainable

The latest report is the company’s first to be aligned with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 reporting guidelines. Building on more than half a decade of focused commitment by teams across 23 countries, the report reviews the company’s environmental, social and economic performance over the 2015 fiscal year.

Environmental target

The last year 2015 marks the halfway point toward DyStar’s environmental target, which aims to reduce resource consumption and waste production intensities by 20% by 2020.

According to the manufacturer, results across all key performance indicators were positive, with energy intensity, in particular, showing a 16% reduction compared to 2011, despite production volumes going up by 14% over that same period.

These achievements have triggered new impetus across DyStar, the company reports. Inspired by the triple bottom line principles, they identify, in this latest report, four key aspects that constitute the company’s commitment to sustainability, including:

  • Creating Responsible Products and Services
  • Conserving Planetary Resources
  • Caring for People
  • Communicating with Stakeholders

New insight

The 2015 report provides new insight into the company’s precautionary stance. Most notably, it touches on its approach to research and development, giving readers an understanding of how its focused application of green chemistry principles affects stakeholders across the textile value chain.

Readers will also be interested to learn how much effort has been invested by DyStar into the development of its services division, the company reports. The latest report explores how its teams work to deliver a range of specialized tools and services that enable customers to act more responsibly at every stage of the textile production process.

eliot is the newest addition to DyStar’s extensive collection of internet-based tools helping customers make informed product selection and process optimization choices. The system is free to use, making it accessible to all stakeholders that can benefit from its four unique modules.

DyStar

With over a century of heritage, DyStar is a leader in both product and application innovation for the textile and leather industries. From being specialized in coloration, the business has since evolved into a sustainable solution provider, offering the industry an extensive range of colourants, auxiliaries and services.

With a presence in over 50 countries, DyStar Group works with global and local customers in brands and retailers, mills and dye-houses. The company’s subsidiaries include DyStar Textile Services, which houses Color Solutions International (CSI), Texanlab and Sustainable Textile Services.

DyStar strives to be the environmental and innovation leader in its chosen industries. With the building of the company’s new Global Innovation Center underway, DyStar aims to play an increasing role in advancing sustainability for what is one of the most polluting industries in the world.

Access DyStar’s sustainability reports

www.dystar.com

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