“We work every day to find ways to promote the use of alternatives to harmful chemicals that can be in all the products we buy and in the environment. There are thousands of chemicals that can be a threat for our health and the environment, therefore we have thousands of reasons to work to improve chemicals legislation, increasing transparency and banning chemicals of concern.”

Vito Buonsante

Law and Policy Adviser, Health and Environment

Vito Buonsante joined ClientEarth’s Brussels team in February 2010 to lead our work on toxics and in particular on the implementation of REACH (the Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals).

Vito has much experience in environmental law and toxics legislation. He has previously worked with the Environmental Law Programme of the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) where he followed REACH since its decision making process. Since 2007 he has worked as a environment health and safety (EHS) adviser for industry, where his work focused on compliance with EU chemicals regulations (including REACH). He also worked alongside Greenpeace and the Environmental Management and Law Association in Hungary on access to information, participation, and justice in environmental decision-making.

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