New Danish initiative to reduce toxic chemicals

Danish government grants €38.3 mio to initiative aiming to eliminate harmful chemicals such as endocrine disruptors from consumer products and food, running 2018-2021

More retailers commit to safer chemicals

Non-profit organization Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families publishes second annual ranking of retailers’ safer chemicals programs; 10 out of 30 retailers take adequate action on toxic chemicals

Costco adopts chemicals policy

Retailer Costco commits to reducing hazardous chemicals in consumer products, publishes list of chemicals of concern targeted in its product screening program

Model chemicals policy

Non-profit organization BizNGO publishes model chemicals policy for brands and manufacturers

Further ranking of U.S. retailers’ chemical policies

Non-profit organization Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families to evaluate 19 more U.S. retailers regarding their efforts in eliminating toxic chemicals and promoting safer alternatives

Assessing groups of hazardous chemicals

Article by ChemSec addresses structural similarity of chemicals of concern, calls for safety evaluation of chemicals in groups rather than individually

Nordic Chemicals Summit 2017

Chemical Watch hosts second edition of Nordic Chemicals Summit on October 10-11, 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark

Chemical Footprint Project workshop

Chemical Footprint Project 2017 workshop to take place on December 7, 2017 in Boston, U.S.; registration now open

Walmart evaluates its chemical footprint

Walmart becomes first retailer to participate in Chemical Footprint Project survey, measuring its use and reduction of chemicals of concern

Chemical footprinting: 2017 annual report

Chemical Footprint Project publishes second annual report; measuring companies’ chemical footprint gaining importance; data for benchmarking and progress analysis now available