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A new 'responsible nanocode' for business
Date:10/2/2007

WASHINGTON, DC The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies will host the U.S. launch of an international consultation on a new Code for Responsible Nanotechnology aimed principally at businesses and research organisations. This initiative is funded by Britains Royal Society and the United Kingdom government-sponsored Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network, and supported by the Nanotechnology Industries Association, Insight Investment.

The event will take place on Tuesday, October 9th, between 12:30 and 2:00 PM, at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and will be webcast live at: www.wilsoncenter.org/nano. Send RSVPs for the meeting only to nano@wilsoncenter.org.

The aim of the Responsible NanoCode is to establish a consensus on what constitutes good practice and, in the absence of regulation, to provide interim guidance on what organizations and businesses can do to demonstrate they are managing nanotechnologies responsibly.

It is hoped that the Code will contribute to ensuring nanotechnologies achieve their full potential in delivering health, environmental and economic benefits at a time when businesses are dealing with a variety technical, social and commercial uncertainties concerning these relatively new technologies. The Code is intended to be appropriate to, and adopted by, international companies and organizations worldwide large and small that work with nanotechnologies.

The draft Code was developed by a multi-stakeholder Working Group, chaired by Lord John Selborne KBE FRS, is made up of representatives from international business and academe, and from NGO, labor and consumer groups.

Who: Rachel Crossley, Director, Investor Responsibility, Insight Investment
Steffi Friedrichs, Executive Director, Nanotechnologies Industry Association
David Rejeski, Director, Project on Emergi
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Contact: Sharon McCarter
sharon.mccarter@wilsoncenter.org
202-691-4016
Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies
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