Public Policies

The BizNGO Policy Work Group primarily focuses its efforts on state-level chemicals policies, such as the California Safer Consumer Products Act.

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Policy Highlights

Business leaders integrate public policy engagement into their corporate programs.
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Policy Engagement

Resources for supporting policy initiatives that advance the Principles for Safer Chemicals
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Tracking Chemicals Policy Initiatives

Resources for keeping up to date with chemical policy initiatives from states to international.
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BizNGO Applauds Senator Merkley's Bill to Reduce PBTs

Businesses praise bill to avoid chemicals of high concern to human health and the environment

(Somerville, MA) Business leaders today urged the U.S. Senate to pass the Protecting America’s Families from Toxic Chemicals Act of 2014. The bill just introduced by Senator Merkley (D-OR) would reduce chemicals that are persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBTs).

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Note on our Policy Positions:

Participants in BizNGO are all working towards the use of safer chemicals in commerce. Reflecting the diversity of participants in the Working Group, we have a diversity of perspectives on government, NGO and industry initiatives. While BizNGO strives for consensus on all of its policy positions and all participants agree on the government policy issues we address, we may not achieve consensus on the specifics of every BizNGO policy statement.

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