SGS Bangladesh Ltd organised ZDHC certified (ZDHC Academy) training on “introduction to chemical management” from 18 to 19 March 2018 at Dhaka. SGS is one of the Approved Training Providers (ATP) of ZDHC academy and in order to support the industry to drive towards zero discharge SGS organised this ZDHC certified training based on ZDHC academy chemical module. Objective of the training was to improve knowledge and practice of responsible chemical management concern from different suppliers as well as to guide them for understanding and performing ZDHC guideline for the ultimate goal of achieving aspirational limit.

Training session was inaugurated by Abdur Rashid, Country Business Manager, Consumer & Retail, SGS Bangladesh Ltd and also chaired by Mahfuzur Rahman, Manager, Sales & Marketing, Key Account Management & Customer Service of SGS Bangladesh Ltd. Key note presenter and trainer was Rafiqul Islam, Chemical Lab Manager, SGS Bangladesh and certified trainer on chemical management; among others were AKM Anamul Haque, In charge Chemical Lab testing and Maruf M A Rahman, Key contact of ZDHC/ Detox programme at SGS Bangladesh Ltd.

Participants of the session was from various leading textile and garments industry key resources from environmental and compliance division who are directly engaged for implementation of ZDHC in their respective organisations. Participants found the two days session as very much useful and beneficial for them as they made the session very interactive; participants were mostly interested on ZDHC chemical gateway, risks, Hazards and best practices.

SGS Bangladesh will continue to conduct this ZDHC academy training in coming days. SGS Bangladesh is one of the ZDHC accepted provisional labs and has full range of capability for testing of Detox, ZDHC and MRSL As Well As “SGS Holistic Solution” for ZDHC & Detox at their Dhaka Lab in Bangladesh.