ZDHC Events

Our collaboration includes work with many stakeholders in the textile and footwear industry therefore ZDHC attends, speaks at and hosts various events throughout the year to drive industry-wide change towards the goal of zero discharge of hazardous chemicals.

Whether presenting at international industry gatherings or arranging ZDHC hosted or co-hosted meetings and conferences, we continuously showcase ZDHC tools such as our ZDHC Manufacturer Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL). Further, we align and collaborate with key industry actors, to reflect on and refine our scope and present key tools such as the ZDHC Gateway - Chemical and Wastewater Module, ZDHC Academy, and the ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines.

All up and coming events that we organise, participate in or contribute to are outlined below. 

Upcoming ZDHC Events

ZDHC Programme & ZDHC Implementation Seminar - June 7, 2019 in Fukui, Japan

Aiming to advance the collaboration and capacity of chemical management of the Japanese apparel and footwear industry, the ZDHC Foundation will host a half-day seminar on the ZDHC Programme & ZDHC Implementation on June 7 in Fukui. We sincerely invite sector associations, brands and their suppliers, chemical manufacturers and service providers from the leather, synthetic leather/coated fabrics and textile value supply chains to join our gathering.

During this interactive event we will provide updates on the ZDHC Programme, showcase implementation activities and lessons learnt, and share best practices on green manufacturing and chemical management. Participants will furthermore learn about challenges of hazardous chemical management and practical solutions on how to tackle and collectively overcome them. In addition, ZDHC Contributors NICCA CHEMICAL CO., LTD and Japan Textile Products Quality and Technology Center (QTEC) will share the status of their efforts on the environment and ZDHC.

Date and time: Friday, June 7, 2019 / 13:30~18:30 (Registration: 13:00~13:30)

Venue: NICCA INNOVATION CENTER, 4-23-1 Bunkyo, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, 910-8670 Japan

Language: English (Consecutive interpreting) & Japanese

Registration fee: Free of charge

Other: Please submit your business card at registration.


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Deadline for registration: May 22, 2019. 

Limited seats - first come first reserved. In order to be able to attend, you need to register.

Upcoming SAC & ZDHC Manufacturer Forums:

Barcelona - June 21

After Mexico City, the SAC & ZDHC Manufacturer Forum will be held in Barcelona. The forum will take place on June 21st and all interested industry stakeholders and supply chain partners are welcome to participate.

The focus will be on the value and implementation of chemical and environmental management. The event will examine ZDHC tools and their practical application, the Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM) and how to make continuous improvements at facility level. The morning sessions will provide overviews of ZDHC and SAC, including the related approaches and tools, while afternoon discussions will focus on implementation and best practice teaser trainings. The day will close with a networking reception.

The forum will be held at the same time as the ITMA also at the Fira the Barcelona - Gran Via venue, Av. Joan Carles I, 64, 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona. The agenda and more information will be available soon.


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Ho Chi Minh - Early September

Registration will open soon