Cover of Global Business Briefing September 2016

Global Business Briefing – September 2016

The briefing is available to registered subscribers only.

Register or Login Now

Access to this issue is only available to current subscribers. Subscribe today

Top stories in this month's briefing:

  • Geraint Roberts looks at where EU chemicals policy may be heading following the second REACH review, which is currently underway
  • Canada's Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is in scope of the recently announced review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (Cepa). Kelly Franklin finds out what's on the horizon for the CMP? 
  • The US EPA has not regulated an existing chemical under TSCA for 27 years - W. Caffey Norman of law firm Squire Patton Boggs explains why this hiatus is about to end.
  • Guillaume Krepper of Swiss-based asset management bank, J Safra Sarasin, gives insight into why there is a growing need to understand companies' chemical footprint, and the difficulties in grasping financial risks relating to their management of chemicals 
  • Michael Gibb, conflict resources campaign leader for NGO Global Witness, offers his opinion on why the European Commission's plan to control trade from areas of conflict provides few assurances that all minerals entering the EU are sourced responsibly 
  • Denmark's minister for the environment and food, Esben Lunde Larsen, takes on our guest column spot this month, and offers his personal views on why the European Commission's criteria for identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals fall short

Download the September issue here

Contents of this month's briefing