The DETOX.Live map, is a revolutionary global map that provides a comprehensive overview of suppliers and their input and output control performance, in line with the ZDHC's Guidelines. The Supplier to Zero programme is at the core of DETOX.Live, enabling industry leaders to showcase their commitment to sustainability and responsible sourcing.
Our map is designed to provide an easy-to-use platform for brands, consumers, the media, and environmental groups to assess the performance of facilities in implementing the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme. Through transparent reporting, DETOX.Live allows the world to track our collective progress towards a sustainable future.
With DETOX.Live, brands can showcase their industry connections and the location where their products are produced and processed. Our platform allows for a deep dive into detailed information about a brand's supply chain activities, providing an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability.
Detox.Live is designed to promote and enhance transparency of supply chain performance on sustainability: a critical success factor in the global, collaborative effort to phase out hazardous substances from the industry. The public map not only gives our industry frontrunners a platform to position themselves but builds capacity and encourages not only facilities but also consumers to join the path of sustainability. Instead of maintaining a published supplier list on their own website, we provide brands with the opportunity to use the credible ZDHC Gateway system to show their critical stakeholders and customers where their clothes are made and the impact of the brand.
Viewers can see a global picture of brands and suppliers engaging in the Roadmap to Zero Programme. It showcases their distribution across different regions and countries, giving viewers a comprehensive picture of the program's global engagement.
The map shows:
Individual supplier profiles: Viewers can click on individual suppliers to access detailed profiles. These profiles contain specific information about each supplier, including their sector or industry, the materials they are producing, the services they provide and their engagement in the Supplier to Zero Programme. Viewers can use the filter options and find detailed specifications about the supplier sector or industry. This includes information about the specific products or materials they manufacture and the services they offer.
Information on supplier sustainability efforts: The map also highlights sustainability attributes associated with each supplier. This includes information about their input and output control, indicating their commitment to sustainable practices throughout their production processes. Additionally, the map indicates whether a supplier is actively engaged in the Supplier to Zero Programme, signifying their dedication to achieving zero environmental impact.
Supply chain connections of brands and suppliers: Viewers can also see which brands are working together with the suppliers displayed on the map to get a better understanding of brands overall supply-chain engagement in the Roadmap to Zero Programme.
Overall, the DETOX.Live map provides viewers with a comprehensive and visual representation of the brands and suppliers participating in the Roadmap to Zero Programme. It offers valuable insights into individual supplier profiles, their sectors and materials, and sustainability attributes, fostering transparency and awareness regarding the programme's progress and environmental initiatives.
Detox.Live shows our industry's frontrunners! In general two categories are shown on the map:
Suppliers (with an active profile on the ZDHC Gateway): On the DETOX.Live map, viewers can identify suppliers who have an active profile on the ZDHC Gateway. This indicates that these suppliers have taken the first step to start their ZDHC journey! With the filter option on the map, viewers can see how far suppliers are and understand more about their engagement. By showcasing these suppliers on the map, viewers can recognize their dedication to responsible chemical management.
Brands with published connections on the ZDHC Gateway: The ZDHC Gateway also serves as a platform for brands to demonstrate their commitment to responsible chemical management. Brands can establish connections with their suppliers on the ZDHC Gateway, which signifies that they have taken steps to engage their supply chain on their ZDHC commitments. On the DETOX.Live map, viewers can identify brands that have published connections on the ZDHC Gateway. This indicates that these brands actively collaborate with their suppliers to promote sustainable chemical management throughout their supply chains.
How do I get on the DETOX.Live map?
To get with your organisation on the DETOX.Live map, the first step is to have an active account on the ZDHC Gateway. To learn more about creating an account on the Gateway, click here.
Please note that only supplier accounts with the following criteria show on the DETOX.Live map:
- At least one of the accounts admin has accepted the ZDHC Gateway User Terms and Conditions.
- The given Longitude and Latitude for the facility address is not valid.
How to solve this?
If you are an account admin please log in to the Gateway, read and accept the User Terms and Conditions and adjust your address. If you are not an account administrator, reach out to an account administrator and ask to do the above.
To improve visibility on the DETOX.Live map, suppliers can:
- Complete your profile on the Gateway to increase the chances of being found by brands using filters.
- Use the InCheck solution or hire a verifier to verify their chemical inventory onsite.
- Utilise the ClearStream solution to improve results.
- Join the Supplier platform to obtain certifications and showcase their commitment to sustainability.
- In general, enhance engagement to increase the likelihood of brands finding and reaching out to you.
When a brand logo is displayed on a supplier profile, it signifies that the brand is actively working with that particular supplier. This visual representation on the supplier profile serves as a clear indication of the collaboration and partnership between the brand and the supplier. Only Brands can publish an active connection via the ZDHC Gateway on the DETOX.Live map. Click here if you are a brand and would like to learn more about it.
Brands should publicly show their supply chain connections on DETOX.Live for the following reasons:
- Transparency and accountability: demonstrates the brand's commitment to transparency and accountability.
- Positive brand reputation: enhances the brand's reputation among environmentally conscious consumers.
- Encourages supplier engagement: motivates suppliers to adopt sustainable practices.
- Industry leadership and influence: positions the brand as a leader in promoting sustainability.
- Collaboration and partnerships: facilitates collaborations and partnerships with like-minded brands.
Overall, public display of supply chain connections promotes responsible supply chain management and contributes to a more sustainable future. Transparency is acceleration impact!