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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

Presenter: 
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.

 

GC3 Retailer Webinar Series:
Training and Incentivizing Merchants to Purchase Sustainable Products - Three Perspectives

Wednesday, February 6,  2015
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Presenters: 
JASON PEARSON, Executive Director, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

LARRY GARCIA, Senior Environmental Analyst, Seattle City Light
ROB KAPLAN, Sustainability Director, Walmart

This webinar features three speakers who are leading efforts to increase the purchase of sustainable products. Jason Pearson, executive director of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC), will discuss broad principles for sustainable purchasing that the SPLC has recently developed. Larry Garcia, Senior Environmental Analyst at Seattle City Light, will discuss its program to train employees to purchase and use safer chemical products. Rob Kaplan, sustainability director at Walmart, will discuss how Walmart incentivizes its buyers to purchase sustainable products.

 

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.