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GC3 Webinars

The GC3 hosts webinars on topics of interest to the members. Presentations given as part of these webinars are available below.

Upcoming Webinars


GC3 Mainstreaming Green Chemistry Webinar Series
CEO Perspectives on Sustainability: What this Means for Green Chemistry

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

DON REED, Managing Director, PwC Sustainable Business Solutions

Mr. Reed will discuss PwC's CEO surveys and what can be learned about the CEO mindset regarding sustainability and green chemistry. He will share his thoughts on how we can relate green chemistry to the CEO's agenda.

Webinar participants will be able to ask questions, as well as share their own insights and experience on this subject.


Past Webinars


GC3 Green Chemistry Education Webinar Series: Building Market Share for Green Products
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
- STEVE DAVIES, Director of Public Affairs & Communications, NatureWorks
- SASKIA VAN GENDT, Captain Planet, Method
- CHARLIE FORSLUND, Principal, Material Innovation Exploration, Steelcase


GC3 Mainstreaming Green Chemistry Webinar Series:
U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and its Role in Supporting Green Chemistry

December 10, 2014

- Blandine Trouille, Strategic Analyst, US Department of Commerce


GC3 Green Chemistry Education Webinar Series: Introduction To Green Engineering
July 29, 2014
- Julie Zimmerman, Associate Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering & Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University
- Matthew Eckelman, Assistant Professor Department of Civil &Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University

 - Julie Schoenung, Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of California, Davis


The Coop Story: How Leading Danish Retailer is working to eliminate endocrine disrupting chemicals for its products
April 30, 2014
- Malene Teller Blume, Compliance Manager, Coop


GC3 Green Chemistry Education Webinar Series: Sustainability at the Molecular Level
April 17, 2014
- Amy Cannon, Ph.D., Executive Director, Beyond Benign
- John C. Warner, President and Chief Technology Officer, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry LLC


GC3 Mainstreaming Green Chemistry Webinar Series: Perceptions and Experiences of Practitioners
March 26, 2014
- Lynn Leger,  Director, ALCERECO


GC3 Green Chemistry Education Webinar Series: Integrating Toxicity Information into Chemical Design 
March 18, 2014
- Martin J. Mulvihill, Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry 
- Jakub Kostal, Chief Scientific Officer, Sustainability A to Z, LLC
- Nigel Greene, Associate Research Fellow Compound Safety Prediction Group, Pfizer


GC3 Mainstreaming Green Chemistry Webinar Series: State Perspectives on Promoting Green Chemistry
March 10, 2014
- Alister Innes, Green Chemistry Coordinator, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

- Mark Brady, Clean Technology Strategist, Business Oregon


GC3 Green Chemistry Education Webinar Series: Toxicology and Why You Should Care
January 21, 2014
- Cal Baier-Anderson, Toxicologist, US Environmental Protection Agency

- Steven Gilbert, Director, Institute of Neurotoxicology & Neurological Disorders
- Rob Roy, Lead Toxicology Specialist, 3M Medical Department


Advancing Green Chemistry Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The GCI Pharmaceutical
Roundtable’s Research Grant Program

December 12, 2013
- Julie Manley, Guiding Green LLC & Coordinator of the ACS, Green Chemistry Institute's Pharmaceutical Roundtable


Using Crowdsourcing to Solve Green Chemistry Challenges & Create New Market Opportunities
October 23, 2013
- Alph Bingham, Founder & Board Member, InnoCentive


The Value of Green Chemistry
October 23, 2013
- Helen Holder, Corporate Material Selection Manage, Hewlett-Packard Co.

- Andy Shafer, Executive VP Sales and Market Development, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
- Tse-Sung Wu, Program Manager, Environment, Health and Safety Department, Genentech


Accelerating Commercialization of Green Chemistry Technologies at GreenCentre Canada
October 8, 2013
- Rui Resendes, Executive Director, GreenCentre Canada


Professor Kaichang Li: Successes and Lessons from a Serial Green Chemistry Innovator
September 17, 2013
- Kaichang Li, Professor, Oregon State University


Successful Industry Collaborations for Evaluating the Performance of Safer Chemical Alternatives
September 12, 2013
- Greg Morose, Research Manager, Toxics Use Reduction Institute


Eliminating Restricted Substances in the Apparel and Footwear Supply Chain: The AFIRM Supplier Toolkit
February 28, 2013
- Nathaniel Sponsler, Manager-Product Regulations, Gap Inc.


The Guide to Safer Chemicals: How Retailers Can Improve Chemicals Management
December 10, 2013
- Mark Rossi, Co-Director of Clean Production Action


Green Chemistry Innovation in the Chemical Industry: Venturing and Start-Ups
November 18, 2012
- Cora Leibig, Vice President of R&D, Segetis and Erik Rutten, Senior Investment Manager, DSM Venturing


The Federal Trade Commission’s Green Guides: What Retailers Need to Know
September 12, 2012
- Laura Koss, Senior Attorney, Federal Trade Commission


The Boots UK Story: How a British Retailer is Moving Beyond Compliance and Leading the Way in Reducing Toxic Chemicals in its Products
April 5, 2012
- Stephen Johnson, Head Of Quality & Technical Policy, Boots, UK


The Making and Marketing of Greener Products
January 11, 2012
- Al Iannuzzi, Senior Director of Product Stewardship and Green Marketing, Johnson & Johnson


Technology Advances Green Chemistry: Four Case Studies on how GreenWERCS has Helped Advance Safer Chemistry
September 20, 2011
- Kieran Callahan, Director, Business Development, The Wercs Ltd


Chemical Substances in Products, Policy and Management Tools
June 21, 2011
- Paul Ellis, Quality Regulation Manager, Kingfisher PLC


An Overview of EPA’s Current Activities to Support Alternatives Assessment and Safer Chemistry
February 1, 2011
- Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, EPA


California's Draft Regulations for Safer Consumer Products and their implications for Green Chemistry
September 28, 2011
- Maziar Movassaghi, Acting Director, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)


Moving From Class Rooms to Board Rooms: Approaches to Green Chemistry Education
January 29, 2010
- Dr. Amy Cannon, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Beyond Benign


Nanotechnology and the Environment: Benefits and Risks
March 30, 2010
- Kristen Kulinowski, PhD, Director, International Council on Nanotechnology; Executive Director, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology


Green Chemistry and Green Seal
September 22, 2009
- Christine Chase, Green Seal, Inc.


Introduction to the Energy and Materials Flow & Cost Tracker (EMFACT)
December 2009
-Terri Goldberg, NEWMOA and Rick Reibstein, Massachusetts OTA


Webinar Participation Details
Participation in the webinar is free to GC3 member companies. Participation information will be circulated to GC3 members over the green-innovation listserv. Others may join the webinar for a fee of $50. Those paying for the webinar will be given the participation information upon receipt of payment. If you are not a GC3 member and would like to register to attend please fill out the non-member registration form for the desired webinar.

For further details please contact us.

Full webinar recordings are also available to GC3 Members.