GLOBAL CHEMICALS OUTLOOK II

The global context for the sound management of chemicals and waste
Milestones in international chemicals and waste management
Opportunities to link international policy agendas
The chemical industry
Trends in production and sales of specific chemicals
Megatrends and chemical-intensive industry sectors: risks and opportunities
Global supply chains, chemicals in products, and circularity
Chemical pollution: emissions, releases and wastes
Concentrations of chemicals in the environment and humans
Environmental, health and social effects of chemicals
The economic benefits of action and the costs of inaction
Reporting schemes and indicators under international agreements and frameworks
Achieving the 2020 goal: what do we know?
Emerging policy issues and other issues of concern
Hazard assessment: progress in information generation and hazard characterization
Exposure assessment: benefiting from internationally available resources
Risk management decision-making: making it work in all countries
Chemical risk management in facilities and during production
Approaches to sustainability assessment
Envisioning and shaping the future of chemistry
Green and sustainable chemistry education: nurturing a new generation of chemists
Strengthening sustainable chemistry technology innovation and financing
Evolving and new business models
Fiscal incentives to advance sound chemicals management and sustainable chemistry
Sustainable supply chain management for chemicals and waste in the life cycle
Sustainability metrics and reporting: measuring progress, strengthening accountability
Empowering and protecting citizens, workers and consumers
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: an integrated framework for action