“Who’s Minding the Store?” Retailer Report Card
TOMORROW @ 1:00 PM ET
The Mind the Store campaign recently released "Who's Minding the Store? A Report Card on Retailer Actions to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals," the first major evaluation of the United States’ largest retailers’ safer chemicals programs.
CPA will host a Mind the Store webinar to take a deep dive into the methodology for the report card, the 13 categories of criteria behind the scores, how the report card criteria align with the Chemical Footprint Project, and how retailers scored.
UN PRI Hosts Chemical Footprint Project Webinar for Investors
January 26, 2017 @ 11 AM ET
The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investing will host a webinar featuring Trillium Asset Management, ChemSec, and CPA. Presenters will cover the development of the Survey, the value proposition for investors and companies, and progress made in the first annual report. Discussion will follow about how investors can support the Chemical Footprint Project and use the Survey in their investment decisions and engagement with companies.
GreenScreen® 2017 Training
Plan your training for 2017! These sessions will help you update or build a new robust chemicals management program that focuses on the use of safer chemicals. Our tools and strategies will help you effectively assess your chemical footprint and implement safer chemical substitutions in new product design.
Online GreenScreen Introductory Course*
Want to learn more about GreenScreen on your own schedule? Our online course reviews how GreenScreen can support your organization in proactive chemicals management, help you gain management buy-in, and how to implement the assessment methodology in your organization.
*This course is free for a limited time, due to generous funding from California Department of Toxic Substances Control and a US Environmental Protection Agency Pollution Prevention grant.
Authorized GreenScreen Practitioner Program™ (April 2017)
This is the most advanced training available for technical professionals who are interested in becoming licensed as Authorized GreenScreen Practitioners. The training program offers product designers, engineers, toxicologists, environmental health and safety experts, chemists, and others a unique opportunity to help their company become leaders in the design of products that are safer for humans and the environment, while simultaneously strengthening their professional portfolio. Now accepting applications. Priority registration ends January 31st!
GreenScreen Advanced Topics (April 2017)
This course is ideal for technical professionals who would like to gain in-depth knowledge and expertise in how to conduct a GreenScreen assessment. Also a great fit for individuals who are interested in the Practitioner Program, but do not have the time to dedicate to the more rigorous credentialing track at this time, or are interested in evaluating whether the credentialing track is right for them.
Private GreenScreen trainings
Clean Production Action provides private GreenScreen trainings for organizations seeking a smaller class size, customized materials, and focused discussions. If you are interested in learning more about how a private training for your team could facilitate change towards greener product chemistries, please contact Shari Franjevic, CPA’s Education and Training Leader.
Announcements from the Chemical Footprint Project
Domini Brings $1.7 billion in Assets Under Management to CFP
By becoming a Signatory to the Chemical Footprint Project, Domini Impact Investments joins 40+ investors from across the globe including Trillium Asset Management, Calvert Investments, and BNP Paribas in seeking greater transparency in how companies manage chemicals in their products and supply chains.
Reminder: the 2017 Survey Closes Soon
The Chemical Footprint Project Survey is a tool designed to establish a common metric for benchmarking the actions necessary to reduce the use of chemicals of high concern in our economy. Join leading businesses participating in the 2nd annual CFP Survey by becoming a Responder before January 31st. Watch our recorded webinar, which highlights common mistakes and questions received from survey Responders.