Georjean L. Adams has published and spoken on topics of interest to businesses concerned with their environmental performance and reputation. Topics include:
Life Cycle Management
Environmental Marketing Claims
Green Lean Manufacturing
Browse the resources library — here you can purchase valuable EHS materials and access free downloads on some of the industry’s most important topics.
EHS Program Strategies Links
International Council of Chemical Associations Responsible Care Initiative: This site offers information used by chemical companies worldwide, including policies and documents providing guidance to achieve responsible EHS management.
American Chemistry Council Responsible Care® Initiative: This site offers information used by US chemical companies, including policies and documents providing guidance to achieve responsible EHS management.
TSCA Quick Links to Regulations and EPA Guidance: The TSCA Quick Links table directs you to resources that help you better understand TSCA regulations and avoid confusion. The links in this simple, organized matrix quickly connect you to regulations and guidance in both the TSCA Guide and on external government sites.
Guidance in a Nutshell: The European Chemical Agency has prepared shorter, more concise guidance documents to explain how REACH works.
European Chemicals Agency Navigator: Use this site to work through yes/no questions and identify your REACH responsibilities. Remember to think like an EU importer of your product when answering questions.
Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern: Be familiar with new listings – > 0.1% of an SVHC triggers downstream communication and possible agency notification. Final Substances of Very High Concern require Authorization for continued use.
Product Stewardship Links
10 Principles of Responsible Product Stewardship: This article by Georjean L. Adams describes key principles of product stewardship that apply to each party involved with a product during its life cycle.
Responsible Care® Product Safety Code: Learn about The American Chemistry Council’s new Product Safety Code under Responsible Care® and how it addresses product stewardship.
Product Stewardship Society: Resources, professional development, and networking opportunities to individuals who have a role in product stewardship and sustainability.
World Business Council on Sustainable Development: This site offers numerous resources and tools for businesses working toward sustainability.
EPA Lean Toolkits: Available on this site are EPA guides on how environmental issues can be addressed with lean manufacturing tools.
Life Cycle Management Links
IC2 Alternatives Assessment Guide: This link connects you to the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse guidance and references for seeking safer chemical alternatives using life cycle thinking.
Adding Value Through Green Chemistry Video
View this presentation by Georjean L. Adams regarding the opportunities and challenges involved with making environmental claims.
Environmental Marketing Claims Links
FTC Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims: This site lists and explains enforceable US advertising guidelines on the proper use of claims like “biodegradable,” “recyclable” and “environmentally friendly”.
Canadian Guide on Environmental Claims: This site describes Canadian government guidelines and best practices regarding acceptable “green” claims.