A growing body of credible scientific evidence has linked exposure to endocrine disruptors and other toxic chemicals in everyday products to an epidemic of diseases on the rise, such as cancers, learning and developmental disabilities, reproductive harm, obesity and diabetes, and asthma.
As the costs to society and retailers bottom lines grow, organisations and businesses have the power and moral responsibility to eliminate and safely substitute toxic chemicals, and their customers and clients expect as much more than ever.
Safer Chemicals has conducted the first major evaluation of the United States’ largest retailers’ safer chemicals programs.
What they found was that while some companies have made efforts to reduce their chemical footprint, others are seriously lagging behind.
Click here to view the publicly available study, and to see more detail about the specific details on which companies are doing well, and which are lagging behind.