We work to support 12 of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The highlighted goals in the illustration represents the 12 UN Sustainable Development Goals supported by ZENZ.
The development goals form an integral part of our passion and daily work, as we believe it is important that we as a company contribute to meet the goals set by UN to create a more sustainable world.
We try to contribute to the goals we cannot actively support on our own, by entering into partnerships with other companies.
GOAL #1 NO POVERTY
Together with one of Denmark’s largest privately funded children’s rights organisations, PlanBørnefonden, ZENZ Organic Products help young mothers get away from poverty and prostitution in Kampala, Uganda. The young mothers receive a hairdressing education andthus the opportunity to support themselves and their families.
GOAL #3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
At ZENZ Organic Products, we deselect all ingredients that are, or are suspected to be, endocrine disrupting, allergenic or carcinogenic. ZENZ Organic Products strive to have the healthiest beauty products on the market.
We always ensure good working conditions, both in our ZENZ Organic Hairdressing salons and in the rest of our business including our production.
GOAL #4 QUALITY EDUCATION
In our ZENZ Organic Hairdressing salons, our hairdressers have time and time again proved to be among Denmark’s best. We offer in-house training through ZENZ Organic Academy, which includes a management training for hairdressers.
In Kampala, Uganda, we work in cooperation with PlanBørnefonden to provide vulnerable women with a hairdressing education. Many of these women have started their own salon after graduation.
GOAL #5 GENDER EQUALITY
We are in favour of 100% gender equality in terms of gender, religion or other differences.
GOAL #6 CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
ZENZ Organic Products do not harm the groundwater neither during the production phase nor during the use phase. In our ZENZ Organic Hairdressing salons, we do not use products that affect our groundwater or deteriorate its quality.
GOAL #7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
We buy energy from sustainable forms of energy and help to ensure that a greater share of more sustainable energy is used in the Danish electricity grid.
GOAL #9 INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
We are proud to be able to influence the standard in a positive direction within the beauty industry, as well as being able to inspire to develop and further develop more sustainable ingredients and technologies in relation to beauty products.
GOAL #10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
We take pride in paying a fair salary to our employees. We fight to reduce inequality in all areas by treating all our fellow humans with the same respect.
GOAL #12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
At ZENZ Organic Products we work fundamentally to ensure high sustainability in all processes, and we always take responsibility for the outside world. We try both to set a good example and, in our communication to influence our employees and customers to act more sustainably.
The products of ZENZ Organic Products are multifunctional and economical to use, which enables the consumer and/or hairdressing salon to reduce its total consumption of beauty products.
GOAL #14 LIFE BELOW WATER
With our ZENZ Organic Products version 2.0, we take active responsibility for cleaning up the oceans and help to remove plastic, and to improve the possibilities of marine life by using Ocean Waste Plastic.
GOAL #15 LIFE ON LAND
ZENZ Organic Products use recycled materials, which helps us reduce the consumption of and the need for new materials such as virgin plastic and virgin paper. We also have waste separation and return systems that help to improve life on land.
GOAL #17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS
We continuously collaborate, locally and globally, with organisations who, like us, work to support the Sustainable Development Goals. These organisations include PlanBørnefonden, Dansk Folkehjælp, Mødrehjælpen, Knæk Cancer and UNICEF.