Healthier Procurement Webinar Series

How to Prioritize Human & Environmental Health Concerns within Your Organization’s Purchasing

Watch the recording of this webinar, which took place on November 10, 2016. Watch

You will learn:

  • PrioritizeHow to evaluate what toxins to address first for improving human and environmental health, and what tools are available to support prioritization.
  • What the six major chemical classes are that contain many of the chemicals of concern.
  • How to find products that use safer chemicals.
  • What tools are available to communicate the benefits of prioritizing certain factors.


Arlene Blum
Executive Director
Green Science Institute
Pam Eliason
Senior Associate Director and Industry Research Program Manager
Toxics Use Reduction Institute
Linda Rutsch
Outreach & Education Coordinator
U.S. EPA Safer Choice Program
Stacey Foreman
Manager of Sustainable Procurement Program
City of Portland

How to Specify and Verify for Human & Environmental Health

Thursday, December 15, 2016, from 1-2pm ET 

You will learn:

  • How to use available tools to specify products that are genuinely safer for people and the environment.
  • How to efficiently verify that the products you receive actually meet the specified requirements.


Daniel Pedersen
VP Science & Standards
Green Seal, Inc.
Lara KoritzkeLara Koritzke
Director of Communications
ISEAL Alliance
Julia WolfeJulia Wolfe
Director, Environmental Purchasing
State of Massachusetts


How to Achieve Better Results with Integrated Approaches for Healthier Procurement

January 2017, exact date TBD
You will learn:

Integrated Approaches

  • How to integrate considerations of human and environmental health into the procurement process.
  • How integrated approaches, such as integrated cleaning or pest management, can transform an entire category of procurement in ways that are healthier for people, the environment, and your organization’s bottom line.

 Confirmed Speakers 

Judy LevinJudy Levin
Pollution Prevention Director
Center for Environmental Health
Beth MeerBeth Meer
Special Assistant
New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation

We’ll soon announce a private sector procurement professional as a third speaker. Register to stay tuned.

Thank You

Thanks to the support of the Passport Foundation, SPLC is pleased to make all three webinars free and open to the general public.


Please contact Helena Kennedy with any questions regarding the webinar series:

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