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TUNE IN TO THE CHEMICAL FOOTPRINT PROJECT: Your Company’s Major Industrial And Retailing Customers May Be Involved In The Effort To Reduce Their Respective “Chemical Footprints” – And Investors Are On Board, Too

August 31, 2017

Question for you:   Is your firm selling to Adidas AG, Becton Dickinson, Herman Miller, HP Inc, Johnson & Johnson, Levi Strauss, Wal-Mart Stores … and other firms that are charting their chemical footprint? These companies are quantitatively measuring their own chemical footprint to develop information on such things as metric tons of Chemicals of High Concerns — “CoHCs” used by the companies and their suppliers (and targeted for reduction over time).

The Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) is a tool to help signatory enterprises target areas of operations and production (and examine sourcing) to aid in the effort to reduce their use of CoHC.

Over the past two years of the project (2015/2016), corporate signatories have quantified their footprint and reduced use of chemicals of “high concern” by some 416 million pounds.

This is an effort led by the aptly-named Chemical Footprint Project (.org)…

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