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The Chemical Footprint Project

The mission of the Chemical Footprint Project is to transform global chemical use by measuring and disclosing data on business progress to safer chemicals.  It provides a tool for benchmarking companies as they select safer alternatives and reduce their use of chemicals of high concern.

We envision a world where chemicals are healthy for people and the environment; where disease rates for cancer, infertility, asthma, and learning disabilities are falling rapidly; and where governments and markets reward healthy products. To achieve this vision the Chemical Footprint Project tracks, disseminates, and benchmarks corporate progress to safer chemicals in products, manufacturing, and supply chains.

Chemicals are at the core of the material economy. New and compelling evidence emerges almost daily on the failure of our regulatory and management systems to protect people and the environment from exposure to toxic chemicals.

The Chemical Footprint Project is a new initiative for measuring corporate progress to safer chemicals. It provides a metric for benchmarking companies as they select safer alternatives and reduce their use of chemicals of high concern.

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