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Beyond Benign, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, envisions a world where the chemical building blocks of products used every day are healthy and safe for humans and the environment. Beyond Benign is fostering a green chemistry education community empowered to transform chemistry education for a sustainable future.

Beyond Benign's continuum of sustainable science educational programs including, teacher and faculty training, and curriculum development from K-20 are helping to build the next generation of scientists and citizens with the skills and knowledge to create and chose products that are safe for human health and the environment.

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Announcing the Launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC)

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WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign, in partnership with sponsors and partners including the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI), is excited to announce the launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC): an online hub for everyone in the green chemistry community to share, connect, learn, and grow together.

Beyond Benign Launches Initiative to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions

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WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific leaders are reflective of the diversity of the global community and prepared to address sustainability through chemistry.

Beyond Benign Launches Its Green Chemistry Commitment 25×25 Initiative

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WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign, a green chemistry education nonprofit, today announced the launch of its Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC) 25×25 Initiative, working to ensure that 25 percent of graduating chemists in the US have a background in green chemistry by 2025 with the support of Beyond Benign partner Dow (NYSE: DOW).

Beyond Benign Partners with Dow to Expand Green Chemistry in Higher Education

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WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign partnered with Dow (NYSE: DOW) at the start of 2020 to encourage academic institutions to engage in the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that generate the least amount of harm and waste possible while maintaining excellent quality.

Beyond Benign Receives Grant to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities

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WILMINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.