March ’24 at-a-glance … environment

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a final rule requiring most publicly traded companies (and potentially those with public […]


February ’24 at-a-glance … environment

Hawaii HB 1986 seeks to prohibit the sale of numerous items, including “foodservice wares,” with intentionally added PFAS, as of […]


January ’24 at-a-glance … environment

California’s Assembly Bill 1200 requires manufacturers of cookware to disclose the presence of PFAS and more than 3,000 chemicals on the internet and/or product […]


December ’23 at-a-glance … environment

A reminder to members that California issued an enforcement advisory letter to manufacturers, distributors and sellers of cookware, alerting them to their obligations under Assembly […]


November ’23 at-a-glance … environment

California Attorney General Rob Bonta issued an enforcement advisory letter to manufacturers, distributors and sellers of cookware, alerting them to their obligations under Assembly Bill 1200 (AB […]


October ’23 at-a-glance … energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposed rulemaking for energy conservation standards for commercial refrigerators, freezers and refrigerator-freezers appeared in […]


October ’23 at-a-glance … environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a pre-publication version of its final Technology Transition Rule restricting the use of […]


September ’23 at-a-glance … environment

Two additional refrigerant substitutes have been listed as acceptable by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Significant New Alternative Policy […]


July ’23 at-a-glance … environment

Chemical manufacturer 3M Co. will pay at least $10.3 billion to settle lawsuits over the contamination of U.S. public drinking […]


Managing carbon to reduce costs

Increasingly, businesses are viewing carbon as a commodity and working to optimize its cost and management, much like any other […]