Chemicals are used in the manufacturing of all textile products. To minimize the impact that these chemicals can have on the environment, they have strict requirements on what chemicals can be used in the production process.
Their fabrics and weaves in organic cotton are only treated with substances and dyes approved for organic materials. Where possible, the synthetic material they use is certified regarding chemical content. In addition to this, they also perform risk based chemical testing on their products.
Their goal is to minimize climate impact from transport, by choosing the most environmentally-friendly transport options where possible.
The textile and leather industries are big contributors to the pollution of water worldwide, however Sandqvist is set on minimizing their water impact. They can do this by strictly controlling the chemicals used throughout their supply chain, making sure chemical management of their suppliers is in keeping with best practices and that water is conserved at all steps of production.