We need a metric that will help businesses evaluate chemicals just as they evaluate their water, carbon, energy and waste footprints.
Some of the world's largest banks will use new guidelines to make investment decisions about energy companies using hydraulic fracturing.
Whether reformulating products or transforming the supply chain, companies are seeing the benefits of working together.
Bioplastics will reduce your carbon footprint, but ignore health hazards at your own peril.
California is leading the nation on chemicals policy reform. A little regulation can go a long way to improving human health.
Transparency is a straightforward way to gain the trust of consumers, especially those who are sensitive to certain ingredients.
How competitors like Dow and BASF, HP and Dell, along with suppliers, universities and NGOs are working together to produce greener chemistry. Here's what they learned.
A prescription for the energy industry to lower fracking’s chemical impact and address community concerns with more meaningful public disclosure.
On the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's landmark book, the debut of a new monthly column on toxics and chemicals.
The latest revision of the world's most widely used framework for corporate sustainability reporting provides an opportunity to push for increased disclosure of companies' efforts to...
U.S. companies should heed European regulatory and advisory bodies' increasing scrutiny of hazardous chemical mixtures. Most initiatives to restrict chemicals in products and supply chains in...
Companies whose products contain certain out-of-favor chemicals can suffer from toxic lockout, and Colgate-Palmolive is among the firms that are moving away from triclosan -- a chemical frequently...
Investors have been increasingly pressuring companies to disclose their relationships with trade associations, including political contributions, driven in part by the concern that the...
BPA is now a poster child example of a substance that can pose a reputational hazard for companies. Triclosan could become, as Yogi Berra might say, a case of "déjà vu all over...
Can chemistry go green? We explore that question here.