B Lab: Health and Safety Criteria Development

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 in Non-profits, Projects, Top 10 Projects | 0 comments

May 2011-April 2012 B Lab is the non-profit organization which certifies, promotes, and supports B Corporations, a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to create social and environmental impact. The B Impact Ratings System, the central governance tool of B Lab, is an assessment tool that measures companies’ social and environmental performance in the impact areas of accountability, employees, community, environment, and...

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WAGES: Women’s Action to Gain Economic Security

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 in Non-profits, Projects, Top 10 Projects | 0 comments

2004- Present WAGES‘ mission is to build worker-owned green businesses that create healthy, dignified jobs for low-income women. In our network of eco-friendly housecleaning cooperatives, women develop personal and professional skills, become leaders, and gain economic security. WAGES is currently expanding its cooperatives in the San Francisco Bay Area, starting with San Francisco itself, in partnership with Seventh Generation, the...

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ChemHAT: A Worker Chemical Hazard and Alternatives Tool

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 in Developing Tools and Practices, Top 10 Projects, What I Do, What I'm Working On | 1 comment

EPHC is working with the Blue Green Alliance to design and develop a worker chemical hazard and alternatives tool (ChemHAT) to launch on Labor Day, 2012. ChemHAT will provide easily accessible hazard information, and we plan to build it out to include information on safer alternatives searchable by workplace and/or work process....

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UCLA Sustainable Technology and Policy Program

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 in Developing Tools and Practices, Institutes, Projects, Top 10 Projects, What I Do | 0 comments

Alternatives Assessment Methodology Development for AB 1879 California Green Chemistry Initiative’s Safer Consumer Product Regulations Dr. Blake is a key member of a team at UCLA STPP which received funding from the Public Health Trust (PHT) to develop alternatives assessment methodologies in a regulatory framework. PHT describes the project as follows: Sustainable Technology and Policy Program, UCLA will bring together experts in...

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