The Cookware Company Factory Receives Top Sustainability Certificate

CookwareCo_2013TARRYTOWN, N.Y.-The manufacturing facility of The Cookware Company has received the Level 1 certificate of the SGS Supplier Sustainability program. The factory is part of Anotech International and is located in Jiangmen, China.

In cooperation with leading French retailer E. Leclerc, the facility was the first supplier on a global scale to receive and achieve the highest level of compliance, The Cookware Company said. The Cookware Company's management accepted the certificate from Michel Edouard Leclerc, president of E. Leclerc, and Patrick Rebuffie, CEO, SIPLEC, an E. Leclerc company.

A multinational company based in Geneva, Switzerland, SGS provides inspection, verification, testing and certification services. The assessment included environmental management systems, energy use, transport and greenhouse gasses, water use, waste water, air emissions, waste management, pollution prevention / hazardous and potentially hazardous substances and other areas.

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