Resources: Upcoming Events

Training: Designing a Chemicals Management Policy

May 17, 24, 31 11am – 12:15 pm ET Clean Production Action

Learn how to write or update a comprehensive chemicals and materials management policy that goes beyond regulatory compliance Companies increasingly realize they need to go beyond regulatory requirements to keep abreast of consumer demands for safer chemicals and they need to make these commitments public. NGOs and investors are asking how companies are integrating chemicals policy into their sustainability roadmaps. This course will highlight what is a “chemicals management policy” that goes beyond regulatory compliance; its value to businesses, NGOs, and investors, and how to write, update, and/or evaluate a chemicals management policy. At the end of this course participants…
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Introduction to GreenScreen

24/7 Online

Learn how companies like HP Inc., certifications systems like US Green Building Council's LEED Standard, and government organizations such as Washington State are using GreenScreen to innovate towards safer chemicals and create market efficiency in global supply chains. This online course can be taken from anywhere, at your own pace, and includes six modules ranging from an overview of chemical hazard assessment to using GreenScreen to select safer chemicals in products. This course is ideal for professionals: working with companies on the journey to safer products seeking to understand the hazards of chemicals in products and supply chains practicing in…
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Training: Managing the Chaos of Chemical Lists

June 13, 20, 27 11am – 12:15pm ET Clean Production Action

Learn how to effectively use chemical lists to proactively avoid known chemicals of high concern to human health or the environment Organizations of many kinds are creating lists of chemicals of concern and related restrictions, from regulatory agencies to manufacturers, brands, large scale purchasers, retailers, and NGOs. It can be overwhelming to track and manage these lists. Existing lists are constantly changing, and new lists are being continuously created. Learn about the thinking behind these lists and how tools including GreenScreen® List Translator™ can help in the evaluation and prioritization of chemicals for your organization. Learn how restricted substances lists…
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Training: Setting Goals and Measuring Chemical Footprints

September 11, September 18, October 2 11am-12:15pm ET Clean Production Action

Learn how to measure current chemical footprint and progress to sustainability goals, based on case studies from leading practitioners The Chemical Footprint Project is a new initiative to measure and report on progress to safer chemicals use. The Chemical Footprint Project encompasses the metric of measuring chemical footprints as well as a Survey of overall chemicals management policies and practices. In this course you will learn what a chemical footprint is, how to calculate it, and the value of chemical footprints in setting goals and priorities and telling stories of progress and success. At the end of this course participants will…
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BizNGO 2018 Annual Meeting

December 4-5, 2018 Invited guests Clark Kerr Campus Conference Center 2601 Warring Street , Berkeley, CA 94720

BizNGO members, join us for our 2018 annual meeting in California!   More details coming soon.
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Training: Avoiding Regrettable Substitutions with GreenScreen®

October 10, 17, 24 11am – 12:15pm ET Clean Production Action

Learn how to identify safer alternatives to chemicals of concern with GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals Identifying chemicals to avoid is typically an early step in proactive chemicals management. However, once you have identified the chemicals you want to reduce or eliminate from your products and/or supply chain, how do you avoid regrettable substitutes? You want to ensure that your investment of time and resources to replace a chemical will bring you returns and value to your organization and brands. At the end of this course participants will be able to: Use GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals to evaluate and compare the…
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