Extending its regional activity chain, the ZDHC Foundation will host a conference with the theme ‘Anchoring the ZDHC Programme in the domestic apparel industry’ on December 10, 2019 at The Courtyard Marriott in Mumbai, India.
The conference will highlight the issue of safe chemical usage in supply chain of Indian domestic apparel brands and will create awareness of the ZDHC Programme by sharing experiences of stakeholders in the apparel and textile sector through presentations and panel discussions. It will cover various industry topics ranging from product safety Indian regulations and enforcements, leveraging sustainability and chemical management for growth and market differentiation in the fashion business. Also, topics like chemical management in the apparel value chain perspectives from brands and chemical industry; how can the chemical industry offer sustainable products to the textile industry; success stories in implementing best practices in chemical management, will be discussed.
The vision of ZDHC is focused on the implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and environmental best practices in the textile, apparel, and leather and footwear value chains through collaborative engagement, standard-setting, and implementation projects.