Mission and Objectives

Our Mission

To promote the creation and adoption of safer chemicals and sustainable materials, thereby creating market transitions to a healthy economy, healthy environment, and healthy people.

Issue Areas

  • Safer Chemicals
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Policy Initiatives and Industry Standards

Objectives

Model new type and degree of collaboration between NGOs and businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a safer, healthy economy.

Develop tools and continuous improvement criteria for moving to safer chemicals and sustainable materials.

Transform markets to safer chemicals and sustainable markets by, for example, aligning purchasing criteria across sectors.

Craft a “transition agenda” for moving away from petro based materials to sustainable biobased/bioderived materials.

Advance policy initiatives that accelerate the development and use of safer chemicals and sustainable materials.

Engage in outreach and education across supply chains and within business sectors.

Make the business case for market transformation.

Share information that facilitates the movement away from toxic chemicals to safer substitutes.

Identify and facilitate the formation of research projects that advance innovations in safer chemicals and sustainable materials.