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Environmental Sustainability Services

Business Challenge

A CHANGING AND COMPETITIVE MARKETPLACE

Increased concerns around toxic chemicals in products and the environment are driving more stringent regulations. Furthermore, environmental protection organizations are bringing pressure to restrict and reduce hazardous substances used in manufacturing processes and discharged to the environment.

• Environmental Regulations
• Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC Foundation)
• Higg Index FEM 3.1 (SAC)
• Detox Campaign
• Institute of Public & Environment Affairs (IPE)
• Environmental Protection Initiatives

International brands, retailers and manufacturers need a global sustainability partner to optimize their supply chain, support with scaling up worldwide and maintain up-to-date knowledge of environmental sustainability management in a cost effective manner.

Solution

SUSTAINABLE CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE SUPPLY CHAIN
A holistic approach to chemical management, discharge monitoring and full visibility on the supply chain for sustainable improvement.

Bureau Veritas offers a comprehensive sustainable solution to assist international brands, retailers and manufacturers to address the challenges of managing chemical substances throughout their supply chain. Backed by our technical know-how and experience in chemical testing and wastewater discharge monitoring, we support our clients in identifying and substituting hazardous substances and pollutants such as phthalates, azo dyes, heavy metals, APEOs, PFCs, SCCP, VOCs, etc. found in products, wastewater and in the air.

WASTEWATER TESTING
    - Wastewater Quality Program that facilitates sustainable management of hazardous chemicals and discharge monitoring
MRSL CONFORMANCE TESTING
    - Assessment of Chemical Formulations used in manufacturing facilities for Textile, Leather and Footwear Products
CHEMICAL TESTING
    - Full range of chemical advisory and test solutions to help you overcome the challenges of complying with
    global regulatory and industry requirements
BVE3 ENVIRONMENTAL EMISSION EVALUATOR
    - Chemical Inventory Management Tool for Wastewater Discharge and VOC Consumption Monitoring
CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT AUDIT / SUSTAINABILITY VERIFICATION
    - Evaluation of a facility’s sustainability / chemical management performance
ADVISORY SERVICES

Why Choose Bureau Veritas?

A TECHNICAL LEADER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Bureau Veritas has long partnered with different industry stakeholders to assist in eradicating the use of hazardous substances and chemicals. Our technical know-how and experiences in providing environmental sustainability solutions and discharge monitoring services demonstrate our technical leadership for the global consumer products arena, in particular for the textile, apparel and footwear industries.

• Member of the ZDHC Foundation
• Participant in the development of the ZDHC Wastewater & MRSL Guidelines
• Participant in the ZDHC Laboratory Advisory Group (LAG)
• ZDHC Provisionally Accepted Laboratories for wastewater testing in Asia, Americas and EMEA
• ZDHC Accepted Provider (Test Laboratory) for ZDHC MRSL Conformance Test (Level 1)
• Provider of ZDHC InCheck report through BVE3 input chemical inventory database (ZDHC InCheck tool in the ZDHC Gateway)
• ZDHC Accredited Third Party (ATP) Training Provider
• Member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
• Approved SAC Higg Index FEM (Facility Environmental Module) 3.1 Chemical Specialist Verifiers & Generalist Verifiers & Trainers
• Approved amfori Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI) Chemical Management Auditors

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