Content

In this section you will find a summary of the key initiatives content for this designated meeting plus an alphabetized listing of all content pertaining to recent RFCI meetings.

Oct 2017

Antitrust Guidelines – Extended Review, Allison Foley, RFCI Legal Counsel, Venable LLP

California Proposition 65, Allison Foley, RFCI Legal Counsel, Venable LLP

Global Chemical Regulatory Update, Dr. Steve Cullen, Business Unit Director, Eastman Chemical

National Association of Manufacturers – “Competing to Win” Strategy Video, Jay Timmons, President/CEO

Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness, Catherine Sanderson, Ph.D. – Professor of Psychology, Amherst College

RFCI Update & Issues Management Priorities, Dean Thompson, RFCI President

The Power of Resilience: Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life’s Hurdles, Andrew Shatte, Ph.D., Founder & President, Phoenix Life Academy

MAY 2017 TAC

TAC MAY 2017 Agenda

MAY 2017

The Evolution of PVC Resin and its Feedstocks – Ana Gamboa Torres, Associate Director, Chlor-alkali Vinyls, I H S Markit

The Vinyl Institute – A Strategic Update – Rich Krock, Technical Director

Flooring Manufacturer PVC Specification – Bill Freeman, RFCI Technical Consultant

TSCA Implementation/Inventory Reporting & FTC Green Guides – Tim Serie, Beveridge & Diamond

RFCI Strategic Update – Dean Thompson

Chemistry & Sustainable Supply Chain Solutions – Debra Phillips, Vice President, Responsible Care & Value Chain Outreach – American Chemistry Council

Housing Market: “Why Aren’t Builders Building More?” Robert Dietz, Senior vice President, Chief Economist – National Association of Home Builders

Taming the Administrative State – Bill Kovacs, Senior Vice President for the Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs – U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sustainable Materials and Energy for Buildings and Infrastructure – Dr. Patrick Moore, Environmental Consultant & Speaker

JANUARY 2017 TAC

TAC January 2017 Agenda

OCTOBER 2016

Loyalty- Keynote Speaker, James Kane: Presentation Summary- Loyalty Workbook

Loyalty- Keynote Speaker, James Kane: Elements Booklet- Building Blocks

RFCI Strategic Update – Dean Thompson, RFCI

The Shale Gas Revolution, Competitiveness and the U.S. Plastics Industry – Michael Taylor, SPI

California Proposition 65 – Anthony Samson, Arnold & Porter LLP

SPI Proposition 65 Protection Program – Terry Peters, SPI

California Green Chemistry – Tim Shestak, ACC

Defending the Value and Integrity of Vinyl Products – Jim McCarthy, CounterPoint Strategies

US Green Building Council – Mahes Ramanujam, USGBC

California & U.S. Economies: Where are they headed? – Dr. John Husing, Economies & Politics, Inc.

MAY 2016

RFCI Strategic Update – Dean Thompson, RFCI

PVC Market Update – Mike Petracco/Dick Heinle, Formosa Plastics

PVC Industry: Safety & Emissions – Rich Krock, Vinyl Institute

Chemical Regulatory Presentation – Dr. Mark Holt, Eastman Chemical

TSCA Reform – Amy Duvall, ACC

Flexible Vinyl Alliance Strategic Update – Kevin Ott, FVA

American High Performance Building Coalition – D’Lane Wisner

SPI Prop 65 Protection Plan Update – Terry Peters, SPI

National Association of Manufacturers Advocacy Initiatives – Ned Monroe, NAM

New Predictive Approaches in Product Safety – Dr. Pamela Spencer, DOW Chemical

What Green Means to Home Buyers – Rose Quint, NAHB

JANUARY 2016 TAC

Section A

Section B

Other Handouts

Other Handouts

OCTOBER 2015

Climate Change & Culture -Andrew Hoffman, University of Michigan

Developing a Sustainable Supply Chain – Gale Tedhams, Owens Corning

Flooring Industry Market Data Forecast – Stuart Hirschhorn, Catalina Research

Flooring Industry Market Data Forecast (with Table Summaries) – Stuart Hirschhorn, Catalina Research

Housing Market Update – Kermit Baker, Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies

Plasticizer Regulatory Update – Pat Harmon, BASF

RFCI Strategic Update – Dean Thompson, RFCI

Shifting the Sustainability Paradigm From Advocacy to Good Business – Ujjval Vyas, Alberti Group

SEPTEMBER 2015 TAC

Sustainable Chemistry

Section A

Section B-1

Section B-2

Section C

Section D

MAY 2015

Can Congress Get TSCA Reform Across the Finish Line? – Amy DuVall, ACC

Luxury Floors Magazine – Janice Hofmann, Creative Strategies

Market Drivers: PVC Supply & Demand – Ana Gamboa, IHS

RFCI Strategic Update – Dean Thompson, RFCI

SPI Advancing the Plastics Industry – Bill Carteaux, SPI

Strategic Communications: American Chemistry Council – Debra Phillips, ACC

The Economy That Could – J.D. Foster, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Next America – Paul Taylor – PEW Research Center

JANUARY 2015 TAC

Section A

Section B

Section C

OCTOBER 2014

California Green Chemistry

California Green Chemistry Overview – Tim Shestak, American Chemistry Council

California Proposition 65

CA PROP 65 2012 Substantive Outline

California Proposition 65 Insurance Product

CHAP Report Update – Pat Harmon, BASF

Copyright Litigation Amicus Brief

Department Of Toxic Substances Control

EnSIGHT KP SCP White Paper for RFCI Conference

Flexible Vinyl Alliance Update – Kevin Ott, FVA Director

Flooring Market Update – Santo Torcivia – Market Insights

Green Building Institute Green Globes

Key Technical Initiatives – Bill Freeman, RFCI Technical Conultant

PROP 65 Dept of Justice Title 11 Div 4 Sec 3000 – 3204

PROP 65 Health & Safety 25249.5- 25249.13

Prop 65 overview & SUD Process – Dr. Michael Lakin, EnSIGHT

Prop 65 Recent Legislative & Regulatory Developments – Anthony Samson, California Chamber of Commerce

PROP 65 Regs Title 27 CCR 25000-27000

Prop 65 Recent Legislative & Regulatory Developments – Anthony Samson, California Chamber of Commerce

RFCI Key Advocacy Initiatives – Bill Hall, RFCI Legal Counsel

SUD Crystalline Silica Proposition 65

SUD Example_Crystalline Silica_Final Letter

USGBC LEEDv4 Proposrd Working Group

USGBC- RFCI LEEDv4 APPEAL

MAY 2014

American High Performance Building Coalition – D’Lane Wisner

Environmental Sustainability Developments Overview – Bill Freeman, RFCI Technical Consultant

Federal, State, & Local Governmental Developments – Bill Hall, RFCI Legal Counsel

Flooring Market Trends – Stuart Hirschhorn, Catalina Research

Global Economic Report – Cliff Waldman, MAPI

Plasticizer Regulatory Update/Discussion – Nina Hallmark, ExxonMobil

Residential/Commercial Construction Markets – Kermit Baker, Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies

RFCI Member Web Site – Dean Thompson, RFCI President

Safer Consumer Products Summit – Mark Holt, Eastman Chemical

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform – Bill Allmond, SOCMA

Vinyl Institute/Vinyl Buildin gCouncil/VI Fly-In – Dick Doyle, President/CEO Vinyl Institute

OCTOBER 2013

Bill Freeman RFCI Environmental Sustainability Initiatives.pptx

Bill Hall RFCI Advocacy.pptx

Commercial Market Outlook.pdf

David Crowe Economist.pptx

Dean Thompson RFCI Strategic Plan.pdf

Diane Martel Commerical Market Outlook .pdf

Environmental Sustainability By Bill Freeman.pptx

Flexible Vinyl Alliance.pdf

Kevin Ott FVA.pdf

Pat Harmon Plasticizer Update.pdf

Plasticizer Regulatory Update.pdf

Scott Humphrey WFCA.pdf

Terry Peters SPI.pdf

U.S. Economic And Housing Outlook.pdf

Venable Advocacy 2014.pptx

World Floor Covering Association.pdf

ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATIONS

EPD OVERVIEW

EPD PRESS RELEASE

EPD_HeterogeneousVinylFlooring_11July2013_FINAL

EPD_HomogeneousVinylFlooring_10July2013_FINAL

EPD_RubberFloorTile_11July2013_FINAL

EPD_VinylCompositionTile_11July2013_FINAL

EPD_VinylTileLVTSVT_11July2013_ REV 9 9 13FINAL-1

Summary_HeterogeneousVinylFlooring_11July2013_FINAL

Summary_HomogeneousVinylFlooring_10July2013_FINAL

Summary_RubberFloorTile_11July2013_FINAL

Summary_VinylCompositionTile_11July2013_FINAL

Summary_VinylTileLVTSVT_11July2013_FINAL

FLEXIBLE VINYL ALLIANCE

FVA COMMENDS EPA DECISION

FVA NEWSLETTER

PHTHALATE ALTERNATIVES ASSESSMENT

GSA_ADOE GREEN BUILDING RATING SYSTEM

FEDERAL NEWS LEED RADIO ARTICLE MAY 6 2013

GSA_DOE GREEN BUILDING RATING SYSTEM RECOMMENDATIONS

RFCI STATEMENT GSA GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION SYTEM REVIEW

GSA_DOE GREEN BUILDING RATING SYSTEM

FEDERAL NEWS LEED RADIO ARTICLE MAY 6 2013

GSA_DOE GREEN BUILDING RATING SYSTEM RECOMMENDATIONS

RFCI STATEMENT GSA GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION SYTEM REVIEW

PRODUCT TRANSPARENCY DECLARATIONS

PTD GUIDE TO FORM COMPLETION

PTD INFO GRAPHIC

PTD INFORMATION SHEET

PTD PRESS RELEASE

PTD PRODUCT DISCLOSURE FORM

PTD RATIONALE FOR DEVELOPMENT

U.S. GREEN BUILDIN COUNCIL

RFCI APPEAL USGBC LEEDV4

USGBC RESPONSE LETTER RFCI LEEDv4 APPEAL 8-30-2013

VINYL BUILDING COUNCIL

VBC ADVOCACY

VBC INTRODUCTORY LETTER

VBC MISSION

WHOLE BUILDING DESIGN GUIDE

Building Materials and Furnishings Sustainability Assessment Standards