Training: Setting Goals and Measuring Chemical Footprints


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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 be able to:

  • Describe the value of measuring chemical footprints.
  • Use three approaches to collect data and calculate a chemical footprint.
  • Understand and participate in the Chemical Footprint Project’s survey questions about chemical footprinting.

This is course 3 of Clean Production Action's 4 course program.