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February 13th, 2018
UL Environment Announces Agreement to Add SFI Certified Products to SPOT™ Online Database

MARIETTA, GA., February 13, 2018 — UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced that products certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Standards will be featured on UL SPOT™, a web-based sustainability information tool that promotes responsible procurement of products. This new agreement between UL Environment and SFI will provide SPOT users… read more

December 15th, 2016
UL Environment Joins Board of Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing

MARIETTA, Ga., December 15, 2016 – UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today that UL Environment’s Craig Rowlands, PhD, DABT, senior toxicologist, will serve as an advisory board member of Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) and UL Environment’s Anne Bonhoff, PhD, global head of chemistry, will serve as… read more

October 18th, 2016
UL and QUATEST3 Sign Alliance Agreement to Develop Furniture Testing and Emissions Laboratory in Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM, October 18, 2016 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and QUATEST3 (Quality Assurance and Testing Center 3) today announced the signing of an Alliance Agreement to develop a furniture and chemical emissions testing laboratory in Vietnam. The goal of the agreement is to provide a world-class product testing facility and expertise in… read more

June 2nd, 2016
Styrene Added to Proposition 65 List of Chemicals

Effective April 22, 2016, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added styrene to the Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer. Styrene’s listing has been in the pipeline for many years based on formal identification by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) that the chemical is “reasonably anticipated to be a… read more

May 5th, 2016
By-Product Synergy: A New Environmental Claim Validation

UL is proud to introduce the Environmental Claim Validation Procedure for By-Product Synergy, UL ECVP-2990, one of the latest standards from UL. This standard evaluates and validates a group of two or more facilities that practice by-product synergy matching. What does that mean? Consider the old adage “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” The… read more

April 22nd, 2016
Three Simple Steps to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Schools

Our kids spend a great deal of time at school. Yet nearly half of the nation’s schools report problems related to indoor air quality (IAQ), according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)*. Known to trigger headaches, fatigue, dizziness, ear, nose and throat irritation and general malaise, poor IAQ in schools can have… read more

April 12th, 2016
Panahome of Japan earns first ever GREENGUARD Certification for Homes

PanaHome, a leading housing provider in Japan, had pioneered new ground in championing good indoor air quality (IAQ) by earning the world’s first ever UL GREENGUARD Certification for Homes for its “CASART” house. This landmark accomplishment will pave the way to offering improved quality of life by pursuing good indoor air quality (IAQ) in homes…. read more

March 9th, 2016
UL Continues to Sponsor the NEHA Excellence in Sustainability Award

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has advanced environmental health and protection since 1937 and it’s Excellence in Sustainability Award is recognizes those who are solving environmental challenges by using innovative and environmentally sustainable practices. The past award recipients vary from organizations, businesses, associations, and individuals. UL is continuing to sponsor the Excellence in Sustainability… read more

February 25th, 2016
Showcasing Our Environmental & Sustainability Experts

Are you interested in the technical expertise found in the companies that you do business with? In almost every case, the answer is yes. We are happy to announce a new UL Environment webpage that showcases the experts that reside in UL’s Supply Chain and Sustainability Division. Ten Ph.D level scientists and three industry experts… read more

January 26th, 2016
UL Environment Will Validate the Waste Diversion Efforts for the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open

This February, over a half-million golf fans will be travelling to Phoenix, AZ, for PGA’s Waste Management Phoenix Open. Many of the PGA Tour’s top players compete at this event every year, but that is not all that makes this tournament a special one. 2016 will be the fourth year that Waste Management will attempt… read more