The ZDHC Foundation oversees implementation of the Roadmap to Zero Programme and is a global multi-stakeholder initiative of more than 160 contributors within the fashion and footwear industry.
The Programme that supports Signatory Brands with their Roadmap to Zero implementation efforts.
ZDHC Contributors drive the success of our work and shape the industry. Join us now and position yourself as a leader in chemical management.
Roadmap to Zero is a holistic Programme that supports the entire supply chain. It is the foundation of all our work and creates the ZDHC guidelines, platforms and solutions.
Managing chemical inputs is key to safer products, cleaner water and fresher air. The Input Focus Area is the cornerstone of the work we do.
Good procedures and best practices are vital to reduce the environmental impact of production. This Focus Area helps organisations to put these elements in place.
Outputs prove the effectiveness of safer inputs and processes. It does so by measuring indicators like wastewater, sludge and air quality.
As ZDHC implementation partner, the Implementation HUB supports organisations all over the world, by offering the solutions, training and experts they need to put good chemical management in motion.
Take full ownership of your Roadmap to Zero implementation efforts with the Supplier to Zero Programme. Learn about your performance benchmark and earn an official ZDHC certificate.
The global, go-to training platform for sustainable chemical management. This established centre of academic and practical expertise educates the industry.
The ZDHC Gateway, with its Chemical and Wastewater Modules, brings an unprecedented level of transparency to the industry. It is the world's first database of safer chemistry, and a global platform for better chemical management.
An easy-to-read chemical inventory report with an overall score of ZDHC MRSL conformance.
A product passport that helps manufacturers to make safer choices and drive their individual performance.
A visual, easy-to-read report of a supplier's wastewater performance.
Accelerating impact and driving new efficiencies for the industry
Leading the change to substitute DMF-based polyurethane production
In summer 2020, UL conducted online training courses as part of the EU-funded SwitchMed programme, which presents best practices for sustainable chemical management and wastewater management to SMEs in Morocco and Tunisia.
IHUB can be used to improve reputation, reduce non-conformance and increase productivity.
A pilot DMFa phase-out in the synthetic leather/coated fabric industry
Mutual membership Transformers Foundation and ZDHC Foundation to strengthen chemical management and wastewater management education and implementation.
ZDHC's chemical management system is being successfully implemented worldwide. See how it works in these case studies.
In Italy, an impressive collaboration was put in place between a group of ZDHC Contributors (Process Factory, Achille Pinto, Cotonificio Albini, Eurojersey) and two important suppliers (Cotonificio Cangioli and Tintoria Jacchetti). The success of this project showcases the Italian supply chain’s ability to implement the ZDHC MRSL in different scenarios.
Funded by Dow and GIZ DeveloPPP, and implemented by ZDHC and Implementation HUB, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project “Sustainable Chemical and Waste Management in the Fashion Industry in Ethiopia” aims to sustainably develop and enhance the chemical management technical training capabilities of the Ethiopian consultants and the CMS implementation of textile wet processors.
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