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Sustainable Product Development in a Circular Economy

The concept of circular economy is of great interest to companies since it provides a framework to align with the Sustainable Development Goals. So far, little attention has been paid to how circularity...

New SCIP reporting obligations in the Automotive Industry

 With SCIP database being open to submission for one year now and data finally being disseminated as well, demands on how to submit data are increasing. And looking at the data in the dissemination portal it...

German Government clarifies – SCIP Database has to be used to fulfil reporting obligation

The obligation for EU based entities to report data on SVHC containing products to the SCIP database (short for Substances of Concern in articles as such, or in complex objects (products)) has been laid down...

Using blockchain to achieve the SDGs and solve social challenges

Insights into the INATBA Blockchain for Social Impact Report The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications’ (INATBA) Social Impact Working Group (SIWG) recently published a report on...

SCIP Dissemination Portal now live

Ever since January 2021, when the reporting of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) in articles as such and in complex objects to the SCIP database became mandatory for EU based companies, we have all been...