Resources: Publications


Chemical Footprint Project Report 2016 image

The first annual Chemical Footprint Project report highlights the financial risks that companies face due to chemicals of high concern (CoHCs) to human health and the environment in their products and supply chains. The report…

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BPA Buyer Beware Report image

A new report released on March 30, 2016 by six nonprofit organizations that tested nearly 200 food can linings for the toxic chemical, Bisphenol A (BPA) found that two out of three cans tested have…

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GreenScreen v1.3 and LEED v4 image

How do the changes from GreenScreen® version 1.2 to version 1.3 affect the List Translator score of a chemical? Are List Translator scores in Pharos consistent with GreenScreen v1.3? How do the changes from GreenScreen…

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GreenScreen V1.3 Revision List image

This updated release of GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals Hazard Assessment Guidance (Guidance) v1.3 (March 2016) features new, in-depth instructions on using the GreenScreen® List Translator to screen products for chemicals of high or potentially high…

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How to Use GreenScreen® for LEED v4 image

The new How-To guide provides step-by-step instructions to help industry professionals create a Manufacturer’s Inventory, obtain and use the GreenScreen List Translator and/or Benchmark scores, and also provides a pathway to obtain a certification mark…

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GreenScreen Overview image

Overview of GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals.  Includes how it works, identifying chemicals of high concern, practical uses of the method, and the Benchmark system.  

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Plastics Scorecard image

The Plastics Scorecard v.1.0 offers the first comprehensive method for assessing and reducing chemicals of high concern in plastics. “From baby bottles made with BPA to medical devices made with DEHP, plastics are a surprising…

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GreenScreen® List Translator image

The GreenScreen® List Translator is an abbreviated version of the full GreenScreen method that can be automated.  It is based only on the hazard lists that inform the GreenScreen method.  The GreenScreen® List Translator maps…

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The Guide to Safer Chemicals image

The Guide Marks pathways to safer chemicals in products and supply chains. Sets relative benchmarks for each of the four BizNGO Principles for Safer Chemicals Specifies actions for each benchmark Presents examples of business practices…

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