Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Alternatives for two chemicals—DecaBDE and BPA—are evaluated in two inclusive reports developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with support from Abt Associates. The reports, released in late January, identify alternatives to the flame retardant DecaBDE and BPA in thermal paper and profile the environmental and human health hazards for each chemical and their alternatives.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.