ZDHC CMS Framework Training for Suppliers

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This training introduces participants to the ZDHC Chemical Management System (CMS) Framework, covering its definition, requirements, and implementation at the facility level.

The course emphasises the significance of an effective CMS Framework for suppliers and offers insights into supporting suppliers during the implementation phase. Additionally, it provides an overview of how ZDHC Guidelines, Platforms, and Solutions contribute to this journey.

Notably, the training does not delve into the practical implementation of the ZDHC CMS Framework. For detailed implementation guidance, participants are directed to the ZDHC CMS TIG training available on the ZDHC Academy Platform.

target audience

For the following employee of the suppliers:

  • General Management
  • Sustainability Teams
  • Purchasing & Sourcing Teams
  • Production Team
  • Product Development Teams
  • Environmental and Wastewater Management Team

learning outcome

By the end of the course, you will have the skills to:

  • Develop Basic Knowledge: Gain fundamental knowledge on developing sustainable chemical management through the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme.
  • Understand ZDHC CMS Framework: Participants will comprehend the ZDHC CMS Framework and receive an overview of ZDHC Guidelines, Platforms, and Solutions supporting its implementation at the facility level.
  • Recognise Importance: Understand the significance of sustainable chemical management in the textile, footwear, and leather industry and enable you to ask the right questions.
  • Empower Supply Chain Engagement: Acquire advice on how to effectively engage with your brands, supplier bases and subcontractors, regarding Sustainable Chemical Management implementation.

course curriculum

This course includes following 5 aspects

  • What is ZDHC?
  • Introduction to ZDHC CMS Framework
  • ZDHC CMS Implementation Requirements
  • ZDHC CMS Framework Preparation & Planning
  • ZDHC CMS Framework Review & Updates

Upcoming courses

Online (Self-Guided): Learners are able to take training independently on an online learning platform provided by our Approved Training Provider. Upon completion of the courses to take an exam and receive your certificate (if eligible).

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Nimkartek English 01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024 Sign up

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Online (Trainer Guided): Learners are expected to attend this training at a specific date and time specified by your trainer provider. Training will be conducted via an market available online meeting software such as Zoom or Microsoft Team.