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7th Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Innovators Roundtable

May 2012

 

The 7th Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3) Innovators Roundtable was hosted by NSF International in Ann Arbor, MI, from May 9-11, 2012. There were over 100 participants representing industry, government, non-government organizations, and academia. Presentations and discussions included supply chain perspectives on the adoption of safer substitutes, sustainability in the auto industry, greening the textile industry, tools for designing and selecting safer chemicals, materials and products, implementing a corporate-wide chemicals management program, and opportunities and challenges associated with bio-based chemicals and materials. The overall objectives for the meeting were to:

  • Develop projects and strategies to advance the application of green chemistry and Design for Environment across supply chains.
  • Share information, experience and understanding among a diverse group of companies and other stakeholders on developing, adopting and implementing safer chemicals, materials and products.

To view a copy of the meeting summary and speaker presentations please visit the 2012 Past Event page on the GC3 website.

 

Product Chemicals Management for Retailers: Moving Beyond Compliance Toward Safer, Less-Toxic Product Lines

May 2011

 

The Product Chemicals Management for Retailers Meeting was hosted by West Marine in Watsonville, CA, on May 3, 2011. This business to business event brought together over 40 proactive retailers and other stakeholders engaged in dialog about the challenges and solutions to safer chemicals management in the products they are selling, and explored the business case for why this is important.

To view a copy of the meeting summary and speaker presentations please visit the 2011 Past events page on the GC3 website.


6th Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Innovators Roundtable

May 2011


The 6th Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3) Innovators Roundtable: Advancing Green Chemistry Practices in Business, was hosted by HP in Cupertino, CA on May 4 & 5, 2011. This event provided an open business-to-business forum for participants to discuss and share information and experiences regarding their efforts to lower the toxicity of chemicals in their supply chains. The event also offered a unique opportunity for cross-sectoral dialog to overcome barriers to innovation and to place upstream and downstream pressures on supply chains to motivate safer chemistry. 

To view a copy of the meeting summary and speaker presentations please visit the 2011 Past Events page on the GC3 website.

 

Beyond Green: Sustainability Action Summer Institute

June 2010


The Lowell Center for Sustainable Production held a five day training workshop in Lowell, MA. Topics such as systems thinking, backcasting and generational goal setting, sustainable product design, elements of a visionary chemicals policy, alternative assessment, and using important databases such as the Green Screen and Pharos were covered. The training was designed for environment, health, and sustainability advocates in government, non-government organizations, corporations, private foundations, labor unions, health care institutions, and universities.

For more information on the Sustainability Action Summer Institute click here.


5th Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Innovators Roundtable

April 2010

 

The 5th Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Innovators Roundtable was hosted by Sysco in Houston, TX on April 26-28, 2010. This event featured speakers and panel discussions of interest to a range of industries attempting to ensure safer chemistry and products throughout their supply chains in a changing business, scientific, and regulatory climate. 

To view a copy of the meeting summary and speaker presentations please visit the 2010 Past Events page on the GC3 website.

 

4th Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Innovators Roundtable

May 2009

 

The 4th Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Innovators Roundtable: Opportunities and Challenges in a New Era, was hosted by Staples in Broomfield, Colorado on May 4-6, 2009.

To view a copy of the meeting summary and speaker presentations please visit the 2009 Past Event page on the GC3 website.

 

3rd Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Innovators Roundtable

July 2008

 

The 3rd Annual Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Innovators Roundtable: The Role of Standards, Policy and Retail in the Sustainable Management of Chemicals Along Supply Chains, was hosted by Nike in Beaverton, Oregon on July 9-11, 2008.

To view a copy of the meeting summary and speaker presentations please visit the 2008 Past Events page on the GC3 website.


Implementing the European Union's New REACH Legislation

September 2007

The Lowell Center for Sustainable Production and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation cosponsored this one-day workshop at the DEC Headquarters in Albany. The following materials from the workshop are available for download:

 

Turning REACH Into an Opportunity: A Training on Implementing the European Union's New REACH Legislation

September 2007

The Lowell Center for Sustainable Production and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality presented this one-day training at Lansing Community College. The following materials are available for download:

 

For information or materials from events more than 5 years ago, see our Archive.

Meeting materials, slides, and other information from recently held events are available below. For more information or specific meeting materials not available on-line, please contact us.

 


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