By  on January 16, 2020

Joining brands such as Target Corp., Stella McCartney, Nike Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., Inditex and H&M Group, Fast Retailing Co. on Wednesday said it signed the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, which is sponsored by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The charter supports the goals of the Paris Agreement in limiting global temperature rise and specifies measures for the fashion industry to implement such as focusing on a 30 percent aggregate reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Fast Retailing said it has been working to determine and reduce the volume of greenhouse gas emissions from all points along its supply chain, including the procurement of raw materials, manufacturing and distribution and store operations. Fast Retailing in 2019 announced that within two years it would set science based targets for greenhouse gas emissions based on the Paris Agreement targets and scientific knowledge.

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