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Jeffrey Whitford of MilliporeSigma Talks Realm of Sustainability, DOZN™ Tool on Innovation+Talks Podcast

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Jeffrey Whitford, head of sustainability and social business innovation at MilliporeSigma, joins Paul Heller of Innovation+Talks podcast to discuss the realm of sustainability. Jeffrey shares how companies can drive sustainability through energy efficiency, renewables, product design, materials and packaging. He highlights the importance of investing in non-profit organizations and having access to high-quality education.

MilliporeSigma Science Will Tell Podcast: DOZN™

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Science Will Tell is a podcast series in which we explore infinite solutions to sustainability and community impact from the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.* 

In the third episode, you will learn more about DOZN™, our quantitative, industry-first green chemistry tool that utilizes the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry in order for scientists to make more informed decisions and to reduce their environmental footprint. Specifically, DOZN™ enables scientists to compare the relative greenness of similar chemicals, synthetic routes and chemical processes.

MilliporeSigma Enhances Design for Sustainability Framework, Offers Customers Data-Driven Insights for Greener Solutions

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  • New framework supports company’s commitment to integrate sustainability into all value chains by 2030
  • Development, consulting and re-engineering efforts decrease environmental impact while improving product performance

Jeffrey Whitford of MilliporeSigma: Five Strategies Our Company Is Using to Tackle Climate Change & Become More Sustainable

By Penny Bauder
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Making change happen will be your biggest challenge. We live on the front edge of new ideas, which means that we’re always asking people to change and do new things. Reality check: People don’t like new things that change what they’re used to. Finding ways to make change easier for people and ease the path are part of the challenge and, in my opinion, what make it fun. Asking why people aren’t on the bus yet isn’t going to work.

Spotlight on Award Winner: MilliporeSigma - DOZN 2.0

BY JENNIFER NASTU
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MilliporeSigma created the free web-based greener alternative scoring matrix DOZN 2.0, which is a quantitative green chemistry evaluator based on the 12 principles of green chemistry to increase sustainability in scientific research. These 12 principles provide a framework for learning about green chemistry and designing or improving materials, products, processes, and systems, the company said.

Approaches to Incorporating Green Chemistry and Safety into Laboratory Culture

By Natalie J. O'Neil, Star Scott, Rachael Relph and Ettigounder Ponnusamy
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A systems thinking approach to incorporating green chemistry and safety into laboratory culture is vital, as chemists will be at the molecular level of the innovative solutions to our global challenges. Training chemists to have the skills and culture to accomplish this feat in the safest way possible is pivotal to safe working conditions within the chemical industry and extends to society in a sustainable future for the planet. Today, we know green chemistry to be the framework for conducting chemistry in a manner that is conducive to life.

MilliporeSigma's DOZN™ Green Chemistry Tool Named Top Project of the Year by Environment + Energy Leader

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  • The DOZN™ system, an industry-first quantitative green chemistry evaluation tool, honored by industry publication
  • Web-based tool allows users to calculate the green scores of their processes and products so they can increase their sustainability
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  • The DOZN™ system, an industry-first quantitative green chemistry evaluation tool, honored by industry publication
  • Web-based tool allows users to calculate the green scores of their processes and products so they can increase their sustainability

Green Chemistry: The Secret Behind Sustainable Product Development

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In some respects, global brands are victims of their own success. Once attached to a brand, loyal consumers are reluctant to change, and brands become wary of changing the product formulas that those customers know and love. 

Jeffrey Whitford, head of corporate responsibility and branding for the research and biotech company MilliporeSigma, described the challenge last week in an interview with TriplePundit.

12 Steps to a Green Chemicals Score

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SOMETIMES a task can seem too daunting. That’s how we at the life science business of Merck felt when we repeatedly got requests for lifecycle analysis (LCA) for our products. You may be saying, “Yes, they’re detailed, but come on.” Well, doing LCAs for more than 300,000 products isn’t an easy task. Was there a better way to tackle these requests?

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