CFP News

CFP Survey closes!

1/31/2017   Meetings  

This year's Chemical Footprint Project Survey will close January 31, 2017.
Webinar: The Chemical Footprint Project Investor Briefing

1/26/2017   UN PRI   Webinars  

In an environment where chemical regulation and market demands for safer chemicals are on the rise, investors are increasingly looking for standards against which to…
Chemical Footprint Project: Advanced Webinar for Companies Responding to the 2016 Survey

1/10/2017   Chemical Footprint Project   Webinars  

Join the creators of the Chemical Footprint Project Survey for a webinar designed exclusively for 2016 Survey Responders. This webinar assumes basic knowledge of the…
CVS Health, Vizient, Inc., and Rhode Island Treasury join the Chemical Footprint Project

12/22/2016   Chemical Footprint Project   Press  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2016 CONTACT: Alison Poor, 781-391-6743x110, Clean Production Action Increasing the momentum for companies to measure and report on their chemical…
BizNGO 2016 - 11th Annual Conference

12/7-12/8/2016   BizNGO   Golden Gate Club San Francisco, CA 94129   Meetings  

Are you interested in: Collaborating with businesses and environmental groups? Knowing about tools to identify safer alternatives to chemicals of high concern? Learning how to…
Chemical Footprint Project Workshop

12/6/2016   Clean Production Action   Golden Gate Club San Francisco, CA   Meetings   Presentations  

Are you seeking to be a leader in proactive chemicals management? Learn how to: Reduce business risks related to chemicals, Measure progress in using safer chemicals,…
Chemical Footprint Webinar & Workshop, & BizNGO 2016 Conference!

10/12/2016   Clean Production Action   Blog  

Webinar on the Chemical Footprint Project: get the latest updates on the 2016 Survey December 6 - workshop on the Chemical Footprint Project: learn how…
Webinar: Participate in the 2016 Chemical Footprint Project Survey

10/13/2016   Mark Rossi, Cheri Peele, Sally Edwards, Tim Greiner   Webinars  

Join leading businesses participating in the 2nd annual CFP Survey. Investors with over $2.3 trillion in assets under management and purchasers with over $70 billion in purchasing power…
2016 Chemical Footprint Project Survey is live!

Chemical Footprint Project   Results   Meetings   Blog  

Join leading businesses participating in the 2nd annual CFP Survey. Investors with over $2.3 trillion in assets under management and purchasers with over $70 billion in purchasing power…
Chemical Footprint Project Survey is live! BizNGO Annual Meeting, & more updates

9/13/2016   Clean Production Action   Blog  

Chemical Footprint Project survey is live! BizNGO members: Join us for the 11th annual meeting ​GreenScreen® featured at Electronics Goes Green conference Chemical Footprint Project…
Webinar: In Depth-Chemical Footprint Project 2016 Annual Report

7/14/2016 3 PM- 4 PM EDT   Mark Rossi, Cheri Peele, Tim Greiner, Sally Edwards   Webinars   Presentations  

Listen to the co-authors give a detailed look at the results of the Chemical Footprint 2016 Annual Report, the first initiative of its kind to publicly…
TEDx: “Changing the Course of Production Together”

3/5/2016   Mark Rossi   TEDxOrcasIsland   Blog  

Watch our very own Mark Rossi at the TEDxOrcasIsland event as he discusses what can happen when business leaders and environmental activists work together. Watch the presentation.
Upcoming Webinar on Chemical Footprint Project Results (& More)

5/26/2016   Clean Production Action   Blog  

​Webinar: Chemical Footprinting has Arrived at GOJO, Dignity Health, and Trillium Asset Management ​First Report on Corporate Progress Towards Safer Chemicals CFP in the Media Webinar: Chemical Footprinting has…
PRESS RELEASE: First ever benchmark of company progress towards safer chemicals

5/19/2016   ChemSec   Blog  

The Chemical Footprint Benchmark Supports Businesses, Investors and Purchasers in Assessing Chemical Risks In the first initiative of its kind to publicly benchmark corporate chemicals…
Webinar: The Chemical Footprint Project 2016 Annual Report

6/13/2016   Mark Rossi, Nicole Koharik, Mary Ellen Leciejewski, Susan Baker   Presentations   Webinars  

Learn how investors, brands, and purchasers gain value from the Chemical Footprint Project and hear about the results of the first annual survey. Speakers: Mark…
Chemical Footprinting Has Arrived

5/19/2016   Mark Rossi, Cheri Peele, Sally Edwards, Tim Greiner   GreenBiz   Blog  

In a world where chemical regulations and market demands for safer chemicals are on the rise, how can investors know which firms are most at…
Chemical Footprint Project Report 2016

5/19/2016   Results  

Please fill out the form below to get access to the report.
Chemical Footprint Project Releases First Report on Corporate Progress Toward Safer Chemicals

5/19/2016   Clean Production Action   Press  

For Immediate Release: May 19, 2016 Contact: Shayna Samuels, 718-541-4785,, Glenn Turner, 917-817-3396, Third-Party Benchmark Supports Investors, Purchasers, and Brands in Assessing Chemical Risks In the…
Walmart reduces its chemical footprint

5/3/2016   Chemical Footprint Project   Blog  

Walmart reports reducing its chemical footprint for 10 chemicals of high concern by 95%. This is part of Walmart implementing its comprehensive chemicals management program as highlighted…
Webinar: Chemical Footprint Project-Why businesses actors recommend it

3/17/2016   Sonja Haider, Roger McFadden, Mark Rossi   Webinars  

Representatives from ChemSec, CPA, and the business sector explain how the Chemical Footprint Project provides:  Access to a system for evaluating, measuring, and communicating corporate chemicals management…
GOJO taking big steps to reduce its chemical footprint

2/21/2016   Dan Shingler   Crain's Cleveland Business   Blog  

Seventy years after it was founded, Akron-based GOJO Industries is right back where it started – trying to reduce the number of chemicals that people…
Clean Production Action is growing!

1/29/2016   Mark S. Rossi   Blog  

I am excited to announce a number of updates here at Clean Production Action: a role change for me, three new staff, and a new…
Highlights: BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference 2015

1/15/2016   Clean Production Action   Blog  

We celebrated BizNGO's 10th anniversary in typical collaborative spirit by co-organizing our annual conference with the Chemical Footprint Project. Combining the best features of the two initiatives,…
BizNGO conference attracts thought-leaders committed to safer chemicals

12/21/2015   Cattermole Consulting   Blog   Press  

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…
BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference 2015 Selected Speaker Interviews

12/8/2015   Chemical Footprint Project   Presentations  

Check out these selected speaker interviews from the 2015 BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference!   Nicole Koharik Nicole Koharik, serves as the global sustainability marketing director for GOJO Industries, a global…
GOJO Announces Its 2020 Sustainability Goals at BizNGO

12/8/2015   GOJO Industries   Blog   Press  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Kelly McGlumphy, Public Relations Manager, GOJO Industries, 330.255.6986,, The company’s Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals promote leadership and continuous…
BizNGO 2015 – Learn from GOJO how to measure your chemical footprint

11/24/2015   Chemical Footprint Project   Blog  

Join us in Boston, Dec. 8-9 @ the JFK Library! Nicole Koharik, serves as the global sustainability marketing director for GOJO Industries, a global leader in hand hygiene…
Chemical Footprint Project Welcomes $2.1 trillion and more in support!

11/20/2015   Chemical Footprint Project   Blog   Press  

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:…
Mike Schade of Mind the Store brings the NGO to BizNGO-Chemical Footprint 2015!

11/17/2015   Clean Production Action   Blog  

Join us in Boston, Dec. 8-9 @ the JFK Library! Mike Schade spearheads the Mind the Store campaign for Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, which aims to work…
Ethiquette blog: Chemical Footprinting: The Next Frontier in Responsible Investing

10/13/2015   Ethiquette   Blog  

Excerpt from Ethiquette:  Harmful chemicals are an increasing problem in today’s marketplace, leading not only to environmental pollution and human health impacts, but also to…
Mark Rossi talks 2015 BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Project Conference

11/6/2015   Clean Production Action   Blog  

Register for the conference here! Dr. Mark Rossi founded the BizNGO Working Group for Safer Chemicals & Sustainable Materials 10 years ago. Below he discusses what prompted…
Upcoming Events and More

10/19/2015   Clean Production Action   Blog  

1. BizNGO-Chemical Footprint Conference, Dec. 8-9, 2015, Boston 2. UN Our Planet magazine features Mark Rossi 3. Chemical Footprint Project assessment tool open for use until…
Q & A With Bart Sights


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, December…
BizNGO-Chemical Footprint 2015 Conference

December 8th & 9th, 2015   JFK Library & Museum-Smith Hall   Presentations  

BizNGO - Chemical Footprint 2015 Boston, MA We celebrated BizNGO's 10th anniversary in typical collaborative spirit by co-organizing our annual conference with the Chemical Footprint Project. Combining…
Five things you should know about Mark Rossi

8/14/2015   Jessica Geller   Boston Globe   Blog   Press  

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…
CFP Guidance Document

This guidance document details the questions and response options of the four Survey elements: Management Strategy, Chemical Inventory, Footprint Measurement, and Public Disclosure and Verification.
Addendum to Question 4

This addendum to the Guidance for Using the CFP Survey provides guidelines on how to demonstrate verification of response options to Question D4.
Webinar: Deep Dive into Chemical Footprinting

7/22/2015   Mark Rossi, Sally Edwards & Tim Greiner   Webinars  

Watch Tim Greiner of Pure Strategies, Sally Edwards of Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Mark Rossi of Clean Production…
GreenBiz Blog: The $1.1 trillion question: What’s your chemical footprint?

6/19/15   Mark Rossi   GreenBiz   Blog  

From February to May, the stock price of Lumber Liquidators plummeted 70 percent — and its CEO resigned — amid concerns that the company's laminate…
Webinar: Chemical Footprinting with Staples & Trillium Asset Management

6/30/2015   Roger McFadden, Susan Baker, & Mark Rossi   Webinars  

Watch Roger McFadden of Staples, Susan Baker of Trillium Asset Management, and Mark Rossi of Clean Production Action for this introductory webinar into the Chemical…