Covestro, a world-leading supplier of high-tech polymer materials, has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program as one of the newest value chain contributors. In this role, Covestro will commit more resources to assist brand owners in sustainable chemical management through innovation on chemical technology, material production and supply chain collaboration. Covestro supplies waterborne raw materials for PU-coated textiles including key materials ranging in type from shoe upper materials, synthetic garment and bag materials. They also supply materials for functional fabrics used widely across fashion, sports and outerwear industries. The ZDHC Program builds partnerships, training and tools that aim to eliminate the discharge of hazardous chemicals in the textile and footwear value chain.