This case is aboutÂ HEALTH, INNOVATION, REGULATION, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, SUSTAINABILITY
PUBLICATION DATE: March 21, 2003
Toxic Chemicals: Responding to Challenges and Opportunities Case Solution
The growing impact of hazardous chemical use is a major issue, which the companies face in this century. This article provides an outline of toxinâ€™s effects on human health as well as the natural environment; such as cancer, nervous system disorders, diminished endocrine etc are caused by workplace exposure.corporations face in the 21st century. This note offers an overview of the effects of toxins on human health and the natural environment: Cancer, nervous system disorders caused by workplace exposure.All are attributed to hazardous exposure-occasionally even at quite low amounts. Toxic chemicals-omnipresent in consumer products and industrial processes -represent both opportunities and challenges for company.Â Another approach designs hazardous materials out of merchandises or recaptures toxins in closed-loop cycles for the purpose of being used next time.Organizations going from a position of being reactive of the processes and products not only reduce liability but disconcertstheir products and brands for competitive advantage.