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


  • 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.


  • 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.