Benchmarking Chemical Progress

roselogo.jpgThe Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment has released a new report geared toward helping companies find ways to make their products and production less toxic. Part of the incentive is to respond to growing regulatory preasure,

But there are good business reasons for substituting safer chemicals in products. Such shifts present a remarkable opportunity for competitive advantage, reduced operating costs, increased profits, and enhanced shareholder value.

A condensed PDF is downloadble here.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.