Reminder: the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) Survey opens on January 2, 2019. Here are some new resources to help you fill out the Survey:
Updated Guidance Document & CoHC List
Use the Guidance Document to understand the online Chemical Footprint Project Survey questions and response options, and to learn examples of best practices that align with the response options.
Highlights from this year's Guidance Document:
Read the Guidance Document here.
- increased number of examples
- alignment of questions and response options with EPEAT criteria
- updated reference list for Chemicals of High Concern (CoHC)
Free Webinar Series
January 17th - February 7th
Learn how to operate beyond regulations, anticipate market trends, measure your progress, strengthen your engagement with your supply chain, and reduce business risks related to chemicals while demonstrating your leadership.
The Chemical Footprint Project Survey provides a standard metric for evaluating an organization’s overall chemicals management policies, strategies and practices, filling a gap in the overall sustainability mosaic. The four webinars will cover each of the four pillars of the Survey: Management Strategies, Chemical Inventory, Footprint Measurement, and Public Disclosure and Verification. You can attend one, some, or all sessions. Register here.
January 17, 11:00 – 12:30 ET: Management Strategy
Learn the value, intent, documentation requirements, and relevant examples for each of the four questions in the Management Strategy section of the CFP Survey, including best practices for developing and implementing a comprehensive chemicals management policy..
January 24, 11:00 – 12:30 ET: Chemical Inventory
Learn the value, intent, documentation requirements, and relevant examples for each of the six questions in the Chemical Inventory section of the CFP Survey, including best practices for restricting chemicals and collecting information on chemical ingredients in products.
January 31, 11:00 – 12:30 ET: Footprint Measurement
Learn the value, intent, documentation requirements, and relevant examples for each of the five questions in the Footprint Measurement section of the CFP Survey, including how to set chemical hazard reduction goals, calculate chemical footprints, and identify safer alternatives.
February 7, 11:00 – 12:00 ET: Public Disclosure and Verification
Learn the value, intent, documentation requirements, and relevant examples for each of the four questions in the Disclosure & Verification section of the CFP Survey, including the value of public disclosure of chemical ingredients in products and the CFP Verifier program.
This webinar series will be particularly valuable for manufacturers of formulated products and/or articles and consultancy firms supporting manufacturers in creating leading chemical management programs.
If you have any questions regarding the Chemical Footprint Project, please contact Cheri Peele.