Resources: Blogs

Q & A With Bart Sights

10/16/2015 Clean Production Action Blogs

Bart Sights is the Sr. Director of the Global Development Network at Levi Strauss & Co. and keynote speaker at the upcoming BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference,…
10 16, 2015
Job Opportunities, Save the Date, and Mark Rossi in the Boston Globe

9/8/2015 Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

Job Announcements Clean Production Action is now hiring for two new positions:   GreenScreen® Program Manager: We are looking for a technically and scientifically skilled individual…
09 07, 2015
Five things you should know about Mark Rossi

8/14/2015 Jessica Geller Boston Globe Blogs Press Releases

Mark Rossi’s life mission is to advance safer alternatives to toxic chemicals. In 2006, Rossi founded BizNGO, a collaboration of more than 500 business, environmental, and…
08 14, 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
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
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
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
How leaders from Apple to ZDHC are opening up on chemicals

9/17/2014 Mark Rossi GreenBiz Blogs

What chemicals are in the products you sell? It should be the simplest of questions, but all too often, it's incredibly difficult for companies to…
09 19, 2014
Plastics Scorecard Press Release

7/1/2014 Mark Rossi Blogs Press Releases

Plastics Scorecard ranks popular plastics Businesses praise new tool to assess “chemical footprint” of plastic Free Webinar on Plastics Scorecard will take place Tuesday, July…
06 30, 2014
Verified GreenScreen Assessments are Available Online!

7/1/2014 Mark Rossi Blogs

Eight verified GreenScreen assessments are now available as part of the release of the Plastics Scorecard v1.0.
06 30, 2014
5 steps to reduce the chemical footprint of plastic products

July 1st, 2014 Ann Blake Blogs

By switching the type of plastic used in its IV bags, Dignity Health care system kept 700,000 pounds of high-concern chemicals — the equivalent in…
06 27, 2014
Walmart, California and beyond: The 411 on safer chemical rules

3/27/14 Mark Rossi GreenBiz Blogs

This month, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control announced its first three "priority products" under the Safer Consumer Product Regulations: 1. Children's foam padded…
03 31, 2014
Why the California Safer Consumer Product Regulations Matter to Your Business

3/18/14 Mark Rossi Blogs

Join BizNGO for a webinar on March 19 with Helen Holder of HP, where we will dive into the alternatives assessment requirements of the Safer…
03 18, 2014
How to comply with California’s new safer product regulations

2/13/14 Mark Rossi Greenbiz Blogs

The trend away from toxic chemicals is clear: Growing market demand and government regulations are pushing companies to move away from chemicals of high concern…
02 26, 2014