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Leading the textile, leather and footwear industries towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous (ZDHC) Programme takes a holistic approach to tackling the issue of hazardous chemicals in the global textile and footwear value chain. Learn more about our roadmap here. 

Our goal is to eliminate the use of priority chemicals by focussing on the following areas: Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) & Conformity Guidance, Wastewater Quality, Audit Protocol, Research, Data and Disclosure, and Training.

Learn more about our work by clicking on the icons below, or start your journey here. 

Contributors

  • Signatory Brands

    adidas Group
    Benetton Group
  • Burberry Group PLC
    C&A
  • Coop Switzerland
    Esprit
  • F&F
    G-Star Raw C.V.
  • Gap Inc.
    H&M
  • Inditex
    Jack Wolfskin
  • Kering
    L Brands
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
    Li Ning
  • M&S
    New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.
  • NIKE, Inc.
    Primark
  • PUMA SE
    PVH Corp.
  • Value Chain Affiliates

    ADEC Innovations
    Arvind Limited
  • Coats
    Covestro
  • Everlight Chemical
    Hubei Color Root Technology Co., Ltd.
  • ICEC - The Quality Certification Institute for the Leather Sector
    Jinji dyes
  • JINTEX Group
    Lanzhou Ketian
  • MAS Holdings
    PolyOne
  • PrimeAsia Leather Company
    SGS
  • Siam Pro Group of companies
    Stahl
  • Sustainable Down Source, A Division of Down Décor
    Transfar
  • TÜV Rheinland
    TÜV SÜD
  • Yorkshire Chemicals
    Zhejiang Longsheng Group Co.,Ltd
  • Zhejiang Runtu Co., Ltd.
    Zhejiang Wanfeng
  • Associates

    Association of the German Sporting Goods Industry
    Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI)
  • China Textile Information Center (CTIC)
    German Fashion Modeverband Deutschland e.V.
  • OEKO-TEX®
    Seri.co by Centro Tessile Serico
  • Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
    Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
  • The Fiber and Textile Chemicals Technology Division – A Division of the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
    UNIC

News

Last week, ZDHC officially launched its much anticipated Training Academy designed to empower all actors across the value chain to improve their...

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Today, we launch the ZDHC Academy, an online portal for ZDHC chemical management training. The ZDHC Academy enables brands and manufacturers to...

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Today, six new companies commit to the goal of zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the textile and footwear value chain, demonstrating...

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ZDHC deepens its engagement in China by welcoming the China Textile Information Center (CTIC) as its newest associate contributor.

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