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Achievements

The GC3 supports the adoption of green chemistry and design for environment approaches through education, research, dialog, networking outreach, and policy. Some of the accomplishments of the GC3 through its six years include:

Education and research

  • Publication of leading edge reports that outline best practices; provide case examples of challenges and opportunities for green chemistry; and analyze green chemistry and design for environment trends.
  • Hosting of regular webinars on a number of current green chemistry and design for environment topics.
  • Development of a quarterly newsletter outlining GC3 accomplishments, new policy developments, educational opportunities, and other relevant news.

Networking and dialog

  • Engaging academic and industry researchers in research and application of alternatives to materials of concern.
  • Hosting of an annual Innovators Roundtables bringing together more than 70 business and other stakeholders in education and discussion sessions to share experiences and lessons learned.
  • Convening project groups dedicated to advancing specific reports or other deliverables.

Policy

  • Development of a policy options report for advancing green chemistry and design for environment with the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable.
  • Development of model green chemistry research and development policy language.
  • Support for green chemistry and design for environment research, development, and education funding and programs in government and universities.

Outreach

  • Regular presentations to business, government and other stakeholder audiences on the GC3 and its activities.
  • Publication of articles outlining the GC3 experience and lessons.
  • Media outreach on major GC3 reports.