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We've created a thriving ecosystem. It's built on shared values and trust. Organisations that support our work join that community and benefit from our guidelines and solutions. This global collaboration is gaining momentum. Be part of it.


Our Signatory Brands and Retailers, all active in the textile, leather and footwear industries.

Value chain affiliates

Organisations from all along the value chain and other related chemical or solution providers.


Government organisations, NGO's, academia and other organisations that support our work in some way.


We're delighted to have Aditya Birla Retail and Fashion, BAM Bamboo Clothing, Brooks Running, Capri Holdings Limited, CCC SA, Detsky Mir, Gymshark, ISA-Traesko GmbH, John Lewis, Kohl's, LPP, lululemon athletica inc., Marc O’Polo, Ralph Lauren Corporation, Superdry, VAUDE Sport GmbH, Zimmermann Wear Pty Ltd and ZXY International as our inaugural Friends.

Currently there are 150 contributors (30 brands, 102 value chain affiliates, and 18 associates) within the sports, fashion, luxury and outdoor industry, for a full list click here. We're still building our Friends of ZDHC network and are delighted to have FAST RETAILING CO LTD, ISA-Traesko GmbH, and VAUDE Sport GmbH as our inaugural Friends.

How to join us

Other ways to participate

As our organisation grows and our global outreach expands, there are more ways than ever to join the ZDHC community. Companies, certified standards, laboratories and more have joined our mission.

ZDHC Accepted Laboratories deliver and verify wastewater and sludge testing data. Make your lab part of this global effort to drive transparency in the industry.

Certified standards can indicate a chemical product's conformance to the ZDHC MRSL. Acceptance is awarded at four different levels. Boost the impact of your certified standard. Apply, then follow the steps to earn ZDHC Accepted status.

Want to learn more and share your knowledge? Apply to become a ZDHC Accredited Training Provider. By achieving this certification, you will be approved to deliver trainings in the ZDHC Academy.

Friends of ZDHC are brands, retailers, online-retailers or intermediates (sourcing agents/importers and exporters) that want to learn more about ZDHC. They use our tools to enhance their own sustainable chemical management journey.


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