The Chemicals Alternatives Assessment Protocol defines a clear decision logic for businesses to make real time decisions on identifying safer substitutions to toxic chemicals.
The Commons Principles are designed to guide a process for well informed decision making that supports the successful phase out of chemicals of concern with safer alternatives. The six Commons Principles are:
- Reduce hazard
- Minimize exposure
- Use best available information
- Require disclosure and transparency
- Resolve trade-offs
- Take action
What they're saying…
At Dignity Health we strive to align our purchases with our mission and values. We piloted the beta version of the Guide and found it tremendously helpful in implementing our chemicals policy. We are committed to benchmarking our progress, working with suppliers, and engaging in public policy initiatives that support human health and the environmen
Mary Ellen Leciejewski, Ecology Program Coordinator, Dignity Health
Clean Production Action is delivering the tools we need to create benchmarks for progress to safer chemicals and sustainable materials in a doable and pragmatic way that any business can implement.
Roger McFadden, Vice President and Senior Scientist, Staples, Inc.
The Plastics Scorecard demonstrates the ability of business and environmental health leaders to collaborate for the development of a clear roadmap to producing products with safer chemicals and sustainable plastics.