News 2017 / November

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The ChemSec Business Group meeting starts today

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Circular economy and Substitution in practice – finding alternatives to Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) – are the focus of the meeting, which is being hosted by the latest member of the Business Group, Lego, at its headquarters in Billund, Denmark.

“I am hoping for interactive discussions beyond success stories, digging deep into the challenges companies are facing in their work of pushing whole industries into better products and responsible production,” says Theresa Kjell, Senior Business Advisor, ChemSec.

The ChemSec Business Group is a collaboration among companies working together to inspire real progress on toxic use reduction. It gathers market-leading companies across a diversity of sectors for the development of effective corporate practice in the substitution of hazardous substances. It also raises public awareness of companies’ efforts to be drivers on this issue.

For the first time ever representatives of all members of the ChemSec Business Group are joining the group’s meeting.

The members are: Adidas Group, Apple, Boots, Coop, Dell, EurEau, H&M, Ikea, Kingfisher, Lego, Shaw, Skanska, Sony Mobile and the Swedish Construction Federation.