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3rd Safer Consumer Products Summit: National Policy Outlook

3rdSaferConsProdSummit

Howie Fendley, Director of Business Development, will be a panelist at the 3rd Safer Consumer Products Summit on September 19th in Washington, D.C.  He will be discussing the topic “Corporate Edict Acting as a New Regulatory Curve.”  The subsequent panel on “Regulations- A signal of design failure: Cradle to Cradle Success Stories” will feature panelists from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and MBDC clients Method and Shaw Industries.

Hear Policy Makers Provide Updates on Current and Emerging Regulations, While Green Chemistry Solution Providers, Leading Consumer Brands, Manufacturers and Retailers Discuss How to Prepare for the New World of Safer Consumer Products
  • Stay Ahead of the Regulatory Curve with the Most Up-To-Date Status on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Avoid Brand Reputation Risk and Stay on the Shelves with Updates on the latest State- Level Policy Developments in States like CA, MA, ME, OR and WA
  • Acquire the Strategies Needed to Meet and Exceed Compliance with the Emerging SCP Regulations
  • Learn How to Leverage Green Chemistry to De-Risk Your Supply Chain and Capture New Markets
  • 5 Real World Case Studies from Dupont, ICL Industrial Products, Itaconix Corporation, Segetis and Tarkett

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DAY 2:   SEPTEMBER 19, 2013

9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Panel Discussion: CORPORATE EDICT ACTING AS NEW REGULATORY CURVE

Consumer outcry about various chemicals of concern has led to some retailers like Walmart pulling products off of shelves and brands removing chemicals from their supply chain. This panel of retailers, brands, biobased chemical companies and industry experts will communicate what they perceive to be their roles, responsibilities and liabilities in the safer products drive.

Moderator:  Tony Kingsbury, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, CARDNO CHEMRISK

Panelists: Howie Fendley, Director of Business Development, McDONOUGH BRAUNGART DESIGN CHEMISTRY

Denise Petersen, Sustainability Manage, Care Chemicals & Formulation Technologies North America, BASF

Additional Panelists to be Announced

 

10:00 – 10:45 Panel Discussion: REGULATIONS – A SIGNAL OF DESIGN FAILURE: CRADLE TO CRADLE SUCCESS STORIES

This panel discussion will showcase how companies have transcended the minutiae and headache of regulations through innovation and the comprehensive Cradle to Cradle design method.  Companies whose products have undergone the rigorous Cradle to Cradle Certification process will share their business success stories.

Moderator: Sudeep Motupalli Rao, Ph.D., Regional Director, EPEA SAN FRANCISCO

Panelists: Bridgett Luther, President, CRADLE TO CRADLE PRODUCTS INNOVATION INSTITUTE

Ryan Williams, Ph.D., Director of Sustainability/Good Cop, METHOD

David Wilkerson, Corporate Director of Sustainability, SHAW INDUSTRIES

 

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