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IEHN joins Clean Production Action!

Clean Production Action   11/16/2017   Blog  

Dear Friends of CPA, It is with great pleasure that I share the news that the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN) is coming under the…
The 2017 CFP Survey is now live!

11/1/2017   Chemical Footprint Project   Blog  

    The CFP 2017 Survey is now live! Brands and manufacturers now have a common language for communicating to investors and customers their progress…
Upcoming webinars & workshop

10/19/2017   Clean Production Action   Blog  

    The leaves are changing here in Somerville which means BizNGO 2017 is right around the corner. This year, the annual meeting will be…
Newsletter: Solutions to hazardous chemicals

9/13/2017   Clean Production Action   Blog  

    What do retailers, investors, and enviros have to do with solutions to hazardous chemicals? Surprisingly, it turns out, quite a bit. To give…
Check out CFP 2017! New Report Released Today

8/2/2017   Clean Production Action   Blog  

    Hello from Somerville, Massachusetts! Today Clean Production Action in partnership with the UMass Lowell Center for Sustainable Production and Pure Strategies released the…
CFP Responder, HP, phases out of phthalates

7/27/2017   Chemical Watch   Blog  

Hewlett Packard pledges to complete phthalates phase out Transparency efforts  Last year, HP participated in the Chemical Footprint Project, which tracks companies' progress towards safer chemicals, by measuring…
BD reports progress on substitution

6/16/2017   Chemical Watch   Blog  

Healthcare NGO praises medical device manfacturer's actions   Chemical Footprint In 2016, BD took part in the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) survey, run by the…
How CVS is cutting back on chemicals in cosmetics

6/9/2017   Cia Tucci   GreenBiz   Blog  

As vice president of store brands and quality assurance at CVS Health, I spend a lot of time thinking about one big question: What do…
US toy company reveals safer materials strategy

6/9/2017   Chemical Watch   Blog  

Radio Flyer sets out benefits and challenges of chemical footprinting   US toy firm Radio Flyer has revealed its safer material strategy in a webinar…
Chemical Footprint Project: webinar, workshop, & news

5/24/2017   Clean Production Action   Blog  

    Dear partners in safer chemical advancement, I’ve been knee-deep in scoring 2016’s cohort of the Chemical Footprint Project Survey. Stay tuned for our…
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Take the step towards a smaller chemical footprint. Sign up to be the first to hear all our Chemical Footprint Project news. You'll know when there…
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…
2016 Chemical Footprint Project Survey is live!

Chemical Footprint Project   Results   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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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, McGlumpK@GOJO.com, www.GOJO.com 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

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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…
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…
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…
What’s Your Company’s Chemical Risk?

Mark Rossi and Kevin Munn   GreenBiz.com   Blog  

Have you ever had a customer ask about chemicals in products or request that you don’t use specific ones? Have you ever paid fines or…
Chemical Footprint Project: The next step in reporting

12/8/2014   Mark Rossi, Sally Edwards, and Tim Greiner   GreenBiz.com   Blog  

Just as every company has a carbon footprint, every company has a chemical footprint — even companies not in the business of manufacturing and selling…
Triple Pundit Captures Investor Perspective

12/8/2014   Susan Baker, Constantina Bichta, Jeremy Cote, Richard Liroff   Triple Pundit   Blog   Press  

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…
Why Every Company Has A Chemical Footprint

April 19, 2013   Mark Rossi   GreenBiz.com   Blog  

The Right Chemistry What is your company's chemical footprint? You may think this question does not apply to your organization because it doesn't use chemicals.…