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ZIA and its members take our responsibilities seriously, not only in the way that we conduct our activities, strictly in accordance with our Code of Conduct but in the wider sense of good corporate citizenship.
ZIA’s sustainability and health and safety values are fundamental to the organisation.
Zircon, zirconia and their derivatives play a crucial role in supporting a sustainable world.
The Zircon Industry Association has published Membership Values that serve to embed and continuously promote best practice throughout the industry. These values will ensure that all ZIA members, the association and the zircon industry as a whole evolves sustainably, responsibly and with integrity.
From 2022 all ZIA members will be required to make an annual declaration confirming compliance with these values. For those wanting to join ZIA, their commitment to these values will be a prerequisite of membership.
ZIA has published a series of case studies highlighting the work of our members and how it aligns with the ZIA values.
In recent years, there has been a global increase in regulation within the areas of the environment, transport and health and safety. Regulations are becoming more stringent, whilst seeing a global trend in harmonisation.
ZIA’s Regulatory Committee is committed to working on members’ behalf to:
As our world faces increasing challenges from industrialisation, urbanisation and a rising global population, sustainable development has become the mantra of our times. Find out how zircon plays a crucial role in supporting a sustainable world by helping to lower carbon emissions, reduce air pollution, support low carbon energy generation and offering sustainable living solutions.