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Global Business Briefing – November 2016

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Top stories in this month's briefing:

  • We look into why the issues associated with, and the management of, chemicals remain disconnected from company sustainability agendas and are often absent from their reporting.
  • More than a year after it was launched, we take stock of the Chemical Footprint Project, which evaluates and ranks companies on their chemicals management work
  • At our US regulatory summit in October, a panel discussion focused on the challenges the US EPA faces in implementing TSCA – we report on what was said
  • In two separate articles, Cefic and NGO the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) give their perspectives on the proposed amendment to the EU's waste framework Directive that would set the objective of reducing the content of hazardous substances in materials and products
  • Marcus Navin-Jones of law firm Keller & Heckman explains why companies should start preparing for Brexit and the potential impact it may have on legal contracts and agreements  
  • Our guest columnist this month is professor Ake Bergman, director of Swetox, a Swedish government-funded toxicology sciences centre, who gives his opinion on why companies must provide full disclosure of chemicals in materials and products 

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Contents of this month's briefing