What do these business environments have in common?

photos of 4 different workplaces

They contain products that expose employees and customers
to harmful chemicals, and for each there are safer options!

Join us for an upcoming webinar to learn how to grow your business
while protecting your employees, your customers, and yourself.

Savvy business owners everywhere are designing their products, workplaces, and retail environments to respond to consumer demand and to differentiate their business in a changing market.  Join the New York Sustainable Business Council (NYSBC) and Clean and Healthy New York (CHNY) for this introductory workshop that will provide guidelines, case studies, specific solutions to toxic chemical problems, information about certification programs, and opportunities to support the movement toward safer materials. You’ll learn how to assess your current chemical use and reduce your toxic chemical footprint.




Location: New York, NY (specific location TBA)
Date: Wednesday April 11th at 5:30pm to 7:45pm
Price:  $25* Free for NYSBC members
* Full scholarships are available!

Bob Rossi, Executive Director, New York Sustainable Business Council (NYSBC) will discuss green procurement as a business strategy and the role of business leadership in the movement toward safer materials procurement.
Kathy Curtis, LPN, Executive Director, Clean and Healthy New York (CHNY) will provide guidelines for identifying toxic chemicals in your workplace and finding safer alternatives that support your bottom line.

Previous Workshop Resources: Workshop Presentation Slides, Business Resources Guide




This workshop is part of Business Leadership on Safer Materials, a program of the New York Sustainable Business Council in collaboration with Clean & Healthy New YorkAmerican Sustainable Business Council, and NYS Pollution Prevention Institute. Funding provided by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute through a grant from the Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Any opinions, findings, and/or interpretations of data contained herein are the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the opinions, interpretations or policy of Rochester Institute of Technology and its NYS Pollution Prevention Institute or the State.

NYS Pollution Prevention Institute