Resources

Webinar: Chemical Footprinting with Staples & Trillium Asset Management

6/30/15 Roger McFadden & Susan Baker Events Webinars & Videos

Learn the value of chemical footprinting and how to participate in CFP. Join Roger McFadden of Staples, Susan Baker of Trillium Asset Management, and Mark…
06 30, 2015
GreenBiz Blog: The $1.1 trillion question: What’s your chemical footprint?

6/19/2015 Mark Rossi GreenBiz Blogs Bulletins

Look no further than the financial and reputational travails of Lumber Liquidators for a stark example of the risks companies are exposed to when they…
06 19, 2015
$1.1 trillion in assets under management and purchasing power sign on to CFP!

6/19/2015 Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

Somerville, MA [June 19, 2015] — You’ve heard of a company’s carbon footprint.  Now it’s time for the chemical footprint. Despite growing regulatory efforts, businesses…
06 19, 2015
Chemical Footprinting: Identifying Hidden Liabilities in Manufacturing Consumer Products

123:A130–A133, Lindsey Konkel Environmental Health Perspectives Blogs Press Releases

Carbon and water footprints, along with other measures of environmental impact, are often incorporated into corporate social responsibility or sustainability reports. Many companies now make…
05 02, 2015
NGO platform: TSCA, REACH and the downstream user

April 2015 Mark Rossi Chemical Watch Blogs Bulletins

Click here to read the new article written by Dr. Mark Rossi on Chemical Watch.
04 16, 2015
Growing the Practice of Alternatives Assessment: How to Use the OECD Toolbox Webinar

April 14 @ 4pm Kathy Hart, Emily Connor & Jonathan Rivin Events Webinars & Videos

The toolbox offers access to tools, data, chemical lists, and guidance documents for users with varying levels of expertise, to assist in the substitution of…
04 14, 2015
Treading lightly with chemicals

March 2015 Leigh Stringer Chemical Watch Blogs Bulletins

A new tool, the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP), aims to establish meaningful measurement of overall corporate performance towards safer chemicals in products and supply chains.…
04 07, 2015
5 essential practices help assure safer chemicals in products

3/6/2015 Bev Thorpe GreenBiz Blogs

The U.S. is home to a vibrant network of “market campaigners” — environmental health advocates and social media active consumers — calling for safer chemical…
03 06, 2015
A Framework to Guide Selection of Chemical Alternatives

National Research Council Bulletins

Concerns about the health and environmental impacts associated with some chemical products and processes have motivated a growing number of national, state, and local governments,…
02 17, 2015
The Business Case for Knowing Chemicals in Products and Supply Chains Webinar

February 10th @ 11am Mark Ross & Kevin Munn Events Webinars & Videos

Consumers, retailers and brands all want to know more, driving companies to disclose information about the hazardous chemicals in their products and to make safer…
02 10, 2015
Chemical Footprint Project Webinar

January 21st @ 1pm Mark Ross, Sally Edwards & Tim Greiner Events Webinars & Videos

The Chemical Footprint Project was founded by the environmental non-profit Clean Production Action, the research institute The Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at the University…
01 21, 2015
The Business Case for Knowing Chemicals in Products & Supply Chains

January 13th @ 3pm Mark Rossi & Kevin Munn Events Webinars & Videos

This webinar looked at the use of CiP information systems and the value of knowing about chemicals contained in products. These systems continue to enable…
01 13, 2015
The Business Case for Knowing Chemicals in Products and Supply Chains

12/15/2014 Mark Rossi UNEP Blogs Press Releases

New Report Makes Strong Business Case for Using Safer Chemicals in Products and Supply Chains Geneva, 15 December 2014 - Chemicals are all around us,…
12 15, 2014
New Third-Party Tool Measures Corporate Progress Towards Safer Chemicals

12/8/2014 TriplePundit Blogs Press Releases

Public Data will Empower Responsible Investors to Recognize Leaders Chemicals of concern are an increasing problem in today’s marketplace leading not only to environmental pollution…
12 11, 2014
Chemical Footprint Project: The next step in reporting

12/8/2014 Mark Rossi, Sally Edwards, and Tim Greiner GreenBiz Blogs

Just as every company has a carbon footprint, every company has a chemical footprint — even companies not in the business of manufacturing and selling…
12 09, 2014
BizNGO 2014 Conference - 9th Annual Meeting

December 8th & 9th San Francisco Events Webinars & Videos Annual Conference

From chemical footprinting to alternatives assessment, BizNGO 2014 shaped the direction of engaging initiatives advancing safer chemicals.    
12 08, 2014
Press Release: Chemical Footprint Project Launch

12/8/2014 Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

New Tool Launched Today Measures Corporate Progress Towards Safer Chemicals Third-Party Benchmark Designed to Help Reduce Public Health & Environmental Risks from Chemical Exposure for…
12 08, 2014
Shifting FR Markets

Bulletins

The FRs market is experiencing a massive transformation in chemistry. As of 2013, bromine manufacturers no longer manufacture and use decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE) in the…
11 17, 2014
Firemaster

Bulletins

One of the most studied of the new FRs is Firemaster 550—a bromine and phosphorous-based compound. Firemaster 550 highlights include:  Used in polyurethane foam products, including…
11 16, 2014
New & Emerging BFRs–Where are the tox data?

Bulletins

But what are manufacturers offering instead of decaBDE and HBCD, also on the phase out pathway due to its restriction by the Stockholm Convention on…
11 16, 2014