Cover of Global Business Briefing July/August 2014

Global Business Briefing – July/August 2014

The briefing is available to registered subscribers only.

Register or Login Now

Top articles in this month's issue


● we ask whether synergies can be found between the growing interest in bio-chemicals/materials and efforts to substitute chemicals of concern;

● Axel Singhofen, an adviser to the Greens in the European Parliament, argues that the chemical industry sees the TTIP trade talks as a chance to attack the precautionary principle;

● regular columnist the 3E Company gives a global round-up of RoHS-style regulations, including RoHS2 in Europe;

 as California prepares to publish draft proposals on how it will prioritise products for alternatives assessment (AA), specialist law firm Keller & Heckman says the state must set clear chemical thresholds for such products;

 in the first of a series of articles in the run-up toICCM4, next year’s big UN chemicals summit, we explain how the IOMC brings nine agencies together to work on chemicals management; and

● we discover that in-cabin air quality and conflict minerals have joined SVHCs as issues that Japanese car companies are reporting on.  



Download the July/AugustBriefing here

Contents of this month's Briefing


Standard subscription package comprises

Copyright and user licensing:

  • Subscriptions are sold on a "per user" basis, and content may not be shared between users unless appropriate subscription access has been purchased. Please contact us for details.
  • No Chemical Watch content may be copied or recirculated without permission.