Governance

B Corporations are a new kind of business that consider the impact of their decisions on workers, customers, suppliers, community and the environment. They balance purpose and profit.

Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. 

The mission of DTSC is to protect California’s people and environment from harmful effects of toxic substances by restoring contaminated resources, enforcing hazardous waste laws, reducing hazardous waste generation, and encouraging the manufacture of chemically safer products.

The Green Guides provide guidance in general principles that apply to all environmental marketing claims, how consumers might interpret those claims and how marketers can substantiate those claims and how marketers can qualify claims to avoid deceiving consumers. The Green Guide was originally issued in 1992 and was revised in 1996, 1998, and 2012.

A United Nations agency that brings together governments, employers and workers to advance social and economic justice for all men and women by setting international labor standards.

A joint venture between the United Nations and the World Trade Organization. They support small and medium sized enterprises in developing and transitioning economies become more competitive and sustainable while working to reach all of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

In short, the Kyoto Protocol operationalizes the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by committing industrialized countries to limit and reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions in accordance with agreed individual targets. 

An EU regulation adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals. REACH promotes alternative methods to reduce animal testing. It applies to all chemical substances used in industrial process and daily lives. It also promotes alternative methods for the hazard assessment of substances in order to reduce the number of tests on animals. 

 

Also known as Directive 2002/95/EC, RoHS originated in the European Union and restricts the use of specific hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products (known as EEE)

We serve as the unifying voice of the U.S. organic industry on Capitol Hill, and we advance our mission to promote and protect organic agriculture and trade through legislative and regulatory advocacy.

17 goals to address global challenges including climate change and environmental degradation.

This program aims to assist in the development and expansion of markets for biobased products.