Alissa Sasso

Manager, Washington, D.C.

Area of Expertise: Sustainable consumer products, safer chemistry

Alissa focuses on reducing human exposure to toxic chemicals in consumer products, including food, apparel, and personal care products. She works with companies and their supply chains to promote effective business solutions to protect consumer health. Alissa has worked in close collaboration with Walmart on the implementation of their successful Sustainable Chemistry Commitment. She also supports EDF’s initiative Behind the Label: a Blueprint for Safer Chemicals in the Marketplace that lays out guidance for retailers and brand manufacturers to implement safer product strategies.

Posts by this author

What does “clean beauty” mean? New framework gives a path forward

In an underregulated marketplace, the beauty industry needs to champion credible and transparent clean beauty programs.

Sephora sets the standard for bringing clean, safer products to the marketplace

Through ambitious goals, public accountability and authentic action, Sephora is rising as a leader in advancing safer product innovation.

Companies respond to growing investor calls for transparent chemicals management

Chemicals management is a long overdue topic of discussion for boardrooms. Here's why that needs to change.

Safer production innovation: a conversation with ChemFORWARD

EDF and ChemFORWARD, speak to this exciting initiative to create actionable chemical hazard data.

Chemical exposure webinar

This webinar explores what exposure means. What are the current practices for exposure assessment? What makes for leadership evaluation of exposure?