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UL and UNIDO to Deliver ZDHC Trainings in Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt

UL, UNIDO and ZDHC collaborate to deepen the industry’s knowledge about sustainable chemical management, environmental impact, and wastewater quality.

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June 1, 2020

UL is working with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to deliver the official Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) training modules under the SwitchMed Program.

The program is an initiative funded by the European Union to promote a circular economy in the Mediterranean by changing the way goods and services are produced and consumed.

Under the SwitchMed Program, UNIDO works on improving environmental performance, profitability and value for textile industries in Morocco and Tunisia.

The online official ZDHC training modules presented by UL accredited trainers are taking place between June 2020 and July 2021, and include:

  • Introduction to Chemical Management
  • Top 10 Chemical Management Issues
  • Wastewater Management

UL, UNIDO and ZDHC work together to deepen the industry’s knowledge about sustainable chemical management, environmental impact, mitigation measures and wastewater quality.

Industry manufacturers, international brands operating in Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt, and relevant government representatives are joining the training modules.

UL is glad to work with UNIDO to increase awareness on sustainable chemical management in the region and looks forward to further supporting local textile companies in developing their businesses.

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