Cover of Global Business Briefing December 2014/January 2014

Global Business Briefing – December 2014/January 2014

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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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