Global Business Briefing – December 2014/January 2015
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Top articles in this month's issue
- we report on how countries and regions are introducing pollution transfer release inventories to track emissions of potentially harmful chemicals;
- we look into the specific case of flame retardant HBCD and how the countdown to its global phase-out has begun;
- we also report on whether a new chemical screening tool developed by apparel firm VF corporation is likely to have an impact on the textiles industry;
- in the Guest Column, we have Adam Abelkop and John D Graham from the University of Indiana, who explain how TSCA reform in the US could learn a few things from the EU and Canadian regulatory frameworks;
- we find out about the challenges Brazil has faced in implementing the Globally Harmonized System for classification and labelling of chemicals; and
- in our NGO platform section, ClientEarth stresses the need for Echa to become more open and transparent, one of its core values.
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Contents of this month's Briefing
- Keeping track of chemical emissions
- Implementing GHS: growing pains for Brazil
- Echa’s need to become more open
- Lessons for TSCA reform
- Improving test efficiency with Iatas
- A look back at 2014 and what to expect next year
- Countdown begins for HBCD phase-out
- Staying ahead of the game
- The importance of eSDS compliance
- In the news
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