Our very own Mark Katchen was just featured in the Environmental Business Journal. Here’s an excerpt of the Q&A article with him, courtesy of the EBJ:
PHYLMAR NETWORK FILLS THE GAP BETWEEN GLOBAL EXPANSE AND LOCAL EXPERTISE
For over two decades, The Phylmar Group has assisted Environmental Health and Safety Professionals in creating and maintaining safe and healthy workplaces. By integrating industry information and analysis with focused regulatory advocacy and a peer networking forum combined with access to an ensemble of consultants located throughout the world, Phylmar provides EHS professionals with knowledge, solutions and a voice with regulators that leads to solid corporate business strategy.
The Phylmar Group facilitates three business consortia/peer networking groups: Phylmar Regulatory Roundtable of Fortune 500 companies monitoring regulatory changes and exchanging information on compliance and best practices; Apparel and Footwear International RSL Management (AFIRM), a forum to advance the global management of restricted substances in apparel and footwear across the supply chain; and the BioPharma EHS Forum that allows EHS professionals in biopharmaceutical companies to exchange ideas, share best practices, network and benchmark. Phylmar’s members are typically Fortune 1,000 companies in a wide variety of industries including apparel and footwear, biopharma, oil & gas, utilities, aerospace and technology.
Guided by a Client Advisors, members gain access to an international network of 500 consultants in 50 countries who provide a suite of consulting solutions in Occupational Health & Safety, Laboratory Services, and Sustainability Management. Mark Katchen, the Managing Principal and company founder, has practiced environmental health and safety for more than 35 years.