27 Apr '13, 4pm

[email protected] Tells #GAP to Stop "Sponsoring" Toxic Water Pollution in #China, #Indonesia and #Mexico | @Ecouterre

Last week, Greenpeace International released an investigation revealing how a facility in Indonesia was releasing a cocktail of hazardous chemicals – including nonylphenol, antimony and tributyl phosphate—and pH 14 wastewater directly into a local water system that millions of people depend upon for their drinking water and livelihoods. This facility is owned by PT Gistex Group, a supplier that Gap Inc. has a business relationship with—a fact that has been acknowledged by your team. This is not the first time that Gap Inc. has been found to be conducting business with a polluting supplier. In China and Mexico investigations also revealed links between Gap and suppliers releasing toxic chemicals into the local waterways. And the problem gets worse. Investigations into Gap-branded clothing also revealed that 78 percent of the items tested contained traces of nonylphenol etho...

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