Regional Hub “Americas” at University of Massachusetts Lowell
Joel A. Tickner of the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) is a pioneer in making chemistry safer for people and the environment. He founded the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3), a network of more than 70 companies, including major retailers and brands, dedicated to promoting safer products and to advance green chemistry across sectors and supply chains. Tickner is an internationally respected expert on how chemicals in everyday life can adversely affect adults and children and he has worked tirelessly to advocate for the adoption of safer alternatives in household products, toys and more. He is also an expert on environmental health, green chemistry, chemicals policy, pollution prevention and risk assessment.