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Target's Updated Sustainable Product Index Includes More Ingredient No-Nos

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

In response to stakeholder feedback, retail giant Target Corporation has made changes to its Sustainable Product Index, which scores products based on their avoidance of potentially hazardous chemicals, among other factors, potentially rewarding vendors with preferential placement and marketing opportunities. The retailer's chemicals-of-concern list has been lengthened, and certifications now are being taken into account.

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