Chemicals Industry At Emerald environment, we are constantly aware of the growing reliance on chemicals across all the sectors of the economy. We are also alive to the fact that most nations lack the capacity for the sound management of chemicals, thus a continued exposure to public and risk to human health and the environment. Our chemicals team have been part of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), and have participated in various activities with the frameworks of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, as well as the Minamata convention on mercury.
. We have worked closely with the horticulture industry in addressing the
challenges of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs). In the Mining Sector, we are
working with government, local partners and miners to address the issue of
mercury pollution in artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM). In the paint
industry, we have worked with different stakeholders in addressing the challenge
of Lead in paint