The ZDHC Foundation oversees the implementation of the Roadmap to Zero Programme and is a global industry collaboration within the sports, fashion, luxury and outdoor industry. The ZDHC vision is widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in the textile, apparel, leather and footwear industries to protect consumers, workers and the environment. Through collaborative engagement and joint implementation, ZDHC advances the industry towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals. ZDHC takes a holistic approach to sustainable chemical management and enables tangible progress in the wider industry through the delivery of guidelines, platforms and solutions including capacity building and innovation projects.
A good start transforms the end result - A paradigm shift is happening throughout the value chain. By managing chemical inputs, we want to ensure safer products, cleaner water and fresher air. That will truly benefit both people and planet. Our solutions help the industry to transform their value chains.
The positive impact of doing things right - The process is that crucial link between inputs and outputs. Safer inputs make a big difference, as long as they are used the right way. That's key to reducing their environmental impact. When good procedures and best practice are in place, outputs become cleaner, and process works.
Safer and cleaner - for producers, people and planet. Measuring indicators such as, wastewater, sludge and air quality validate the work that is being done with chemical inputs and processes. It helps us to determine if the output of water and air is safer.