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BizNGO conference attracts thought-leaders committed to safer chemicals

12/21/2015 Cattermole Consulting Blogs Bulletins

The BizNGO conference, hosted by Clean Production Action, was mainly about Chemical Footprinting This was the 10th BizNGO conference and there was much to discuss and…
12 21, 2015
GOJO Announces Its 2020 Sustainability Goals at BizNGO

12/8/2015 GOJO Industries Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Kelly McGlumphy, Public Relations Manager, GOJO Industries, 330.255.6986, McGlumpK@GOJO.com, www.GOJO.com The company’s Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals promote leadership and continuous…
12 08, 2015
Check us out in GreenBiz

12/7/2015 Mark Rossi GreenBiz Blogs Bulletins

A 10-year checkup on the quest to detox commercial products In the last 50 years, manmade chemicals have made their way into almost every industrial…
12 07, 2015
Chemical Footprint Project Welcomes $2.1 trillion and more in support!

Clean Production Action 11/20/2015 Blogs Bulletins

Contents: Transatlantic partnership attracts over $2.1 trillion in support Health care Signatories bring $70 billion in purchasing power to Chemical Footprint Project November 30, 2015:…
11 20, 2015
California Regulations & Alternatives Assessment - New Report & Webinar Today

Blogs Bulletins

Also, it's time to register for the BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference! Join us in Boston on December 8 & 9.Webinar TODAY! Safer Alternatives to Methylene Chloride in Paint StrippersJoin us for today’s webinar on…
10 27, 2015
GreenBiz Blog: So long toxics: A builder’s guide to safer chemicals

10/21/2015 Mark Rossi & Annie Bevan GreenBiz Blogs Bulletins

Excerpt from the GreenBiz article: Health experts long have recognized the risks of individual and groups of toxic chemicals in building products, beginning with lead…
10 21, 2015
Upcoming Events and More

10/19/2015 Clean Production Action Blogs Bulletins

BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference, Dec. 8-9, 2015, Boston UN Our Planet magazine features Mark Rossi Chemical Footprint Project assessment tool open for use until Nov. 30, 2015…
10 19, 2015
Job Opportunities, Save the Date, and Mark Rossi in the Boston Globe

9/8/2015 Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

Job AnnouncementsClean Production Action is now hiring for two new positions:   GreenScreen® Program Manager: We are looking for a technically and scientifically skilled individual to…
09 07, 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
Trending Topics: Hazard? Risk? Do you know the difference?

5/08/2015 Mark S. Rossi Bulletins Publications

A subject that comes up frequently in the context of managing and choosing chemicals, particularly for downstream users, is that of hazard and risk. With…
05 07, 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
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
Press Release: Chemical Footprint Project Launch

12/8/2014 Blogs Bulletins Press Releases

New Tool Launched Today Measures Corporate Progress Towards Safer ChemicalsThird-Party Benchmark Designed to Help Reduce Public Health & Environmental Risks from Chemical Exposure for Health…
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
BFRs in Electronics & Electrical Devices

Bulletins

Electronics and electrical devices account for 50% of global brominated flame retardant (BFR) consumption. The dominant end uses of BFRs in electronics are in cabinets,…
10 30, 2014
Alternatives: Are FRs Necessary?

Bulletins

A critical approach to chemicals in products in general and plastics in particular is to ask: Is it necessary? For example, is a flame retardant…
10 23, 2014