Sustainable Chemical

Sustainable Chemical Management

Green credentials are now a necessity for successful businesses, with environmental pressures driving immense changes within the supply chain. 

BV COLLABORATES WITH DIFFERENT ASSOCIATIONS, GLOBAL BRANDS & RETAILERS, MANUFACTURING FACILITIES AND CHEMICAL MANUFACTURERS

  • Screening of hazardous substances
  • Eliminate usage of hazardous substances
  • Hazardous-free environmental discharge
  • Reduce overall environmental impact

WHY BV?

We are the technical leader in the global consumer products arena, uniquely designed for the industry that covers textile, apparel and footwear. 

✓ Member of AAFA, AFIRM Group & Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
✓ Contributor of the Stitching ZDHC Foundation
✓ Approved Service Provider for:
    - ZDHC Wastewater Testing
    - MRSL Conformance Testing
    - Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) Higg FEM Verification 
    - amfori Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI) Chemical Management Audits

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WASTE WATER TESTING NETWORK

Bureau Veritas as ZDHC Contributor – Solution Provider
Data Covers 10+ Regions
ZDHC Provisional Acceptance Labs 15+

ZDHC MRSL Conformance Testing Service

ZDHC MRSL V2.0 Accepted Conformance Indicator
Approved Lab 10+ as MRSL Conformance Testing Indicator

Audit & Training Service

Bureau Veritas as ZDHC Accredited Training Provider (ATP)
Bureau Veritas as Higg FEM Approved Auditor

OUR SOLUTIONS

Provide a holistic approach to chemical management, discharge monitoring and full visibility on the supply chain for sustainable improvements.

Our staff actively participate in the development of international, industry and regulatory standards, backed up by our substantial experience.

Key environmental Management Solutions

  • Input Management & Control

    Managing the Supplier’s Chemical Inventory

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    Managing the supplier’s chemical inventory
    • Ensure product safety

    • Reduce environmental impact on water, air
    • Ensure workers’ health and safety

  • Testing

    Wastewater Testing | MRSL Chemical Testing

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    Wastewater Testing
    Wastewater Quality Program that facilitates sustainable management of hazardous chemicals and discharge monitoring.

    MRSL Chemical Testing
    Assessing Chemical Formulations used in manufacturing facilities.

  • BVE3

    On-line Digital Platform for Chemical Inventory Management

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    BVE3 is an on-line digital platform specially designed for
    • Chemical inventory management
    • ZDHC recognized chemical management platform
    • Assessing chemicals’ compliance against different requirement
    • Emission estimation model on water discharge


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  • Audit

    Evaluation of a Facility’s Sustainability / Chemical Management Performance

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    • One of the largest network for SAC Higg Index FEM 3.0 Chemical Specialist and Generalist Verifiers
    • Chemical management audit program according to SAC FEM 3.0 Verification Protocol and amfori BEPI Audit Protocol as well as Bureau Veritas own audit protocol

  • Advisory Services

    ZDHC Accredited Training Provider for ZDHC Academy

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    • ZDHC Accredited Training Provider (ATP)
    • Training, seminars and advisory service for brands, vendors, factories, and other stakeholders
    • Research, data analysis and recommendations to root-cause



Bureau Veritas CPS BVE3
ZDHC Official Tool for Chemical Inventory Management

“BVE3 is the only commerical model available that can systematically estimate the discharge scenarios of multiple pollutants for the textile processing industry.”

Professor Kaimin Shih

Current Activities and Services:
• President: American Society of Civil Engineers - Greater China Section
• Chairperson: Hong Kong Waste Management Association
• Secretary: Asia-Pacific Association of SustainableWaste Management
• Member of Scientific Advisory Panel: International Waste Working Group
• Member of International Advisory Board: Asian Pacific Landfill Symposium
• & More

Benefits to retailers, brands & factories using BVE3

PRO-ACTIVE

A new and sustainable measurement methodology to evaluate the chemical performance of a production unit.

 

EFFECTIVE

Created based on the most up to date and authoritative emission scenario document in the industry. Helps drives a faster and greener supply chain.

 

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

Identify the area to improvement
• hazardous substances in formulation
• Chemical with insufficient information

 

UNIQUE

The first commercial model available that can systematically estimate the discharge scenarios of multiple pollutants for the industry with wet processing.

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