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November 8, 2010
United Business Media (UBM), the organizer of Informex USA, which is scheduled to take place in Charlotte, NC in February 2011, says for the second year running the event will feature...
November 4, 2010
The European Commission has today proposed to ban phosphates and limit phosphorus-containing compounds in all domestic laundry detergents across the European Union (EU). If approved by...
October 25, 2010
Unilever is pushing ahead with plans to significantly reduce the environmental impact of its detergents business across the world and tells CW that as part of its Cleaner Planet Plan...
October 12, 2010
Key players in the chemical industry are reorienting their product portfolios and assessing their supply chains and other functions to ensure they can respond effectively to growing...
October 12, 2010
For the second year, Chemical Week teamed up with consulting firm CSC (Falls Church, VA) to survey executives on sustainability and regulatory challenges. The survey received over 200...
October 12, 2010
The 2010 Nobel Prize for chemistry was awarded to three chemists for the development of palladium-catalyzed cross coupling in organic synthesis, a breakthrough that vastly improved the...
October 12, 2010
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill that would advance rare earths R&D and broaden an existing program of loan guarantees to new rare earths production facilities...
September 13, 2010
AkzoNobel has been ranked as the most sustainable chemical company in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DSJI). Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI...
September 13, 2010
by Lawrence D. Sloan, Socma President & CEO As Chemical Week noted in a recent issue, sustainability and product stewardship are buzzwords that won’t go away.  Between...
August 30, 2010
By Peter Hsiao, partner with law firm Morrison & Foerster (Los Angeles), and colleagues William F. Tarantino, and Andrea L. Tozer. In a highly anticipated new development...
August 30, 2010
A new ban on substances added to the list of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) under the UN’s Stockholm Convention took effect last week. The nine substances or groups of...
August 30, 2010
ACC says it has formed a formaldehyde panel, a self-funded unit housed under its Chemical Products and Technology (CPT) unit. The panel will represent producers, users, and suppliers...
August 30, 2010
By Peter Hsiao, partner with law firm Morrison & Foerster (Los Angeles), and colleagues William F. Tarantino, and Andrea L. Tozer.     In a highly anticipated new...
August 16, 2010
Procter & Gamble (P&G) says it has contracted with Braskem to purchase plastic from its polyethylene plant in Brazil that uses ethanol derived from sugarcane instead of...
August 2, 2010
Researchers at Leeds University (Leeds: U.K.) have discovered a carbon neutral method to generate hydrogen gas from waste vegetable oil created by restaurants and pubs. Hydrogen gas is...
August 2, 2010
U.S. EPA rules is developing regulations for coal-fired power plants that could prompt utilities to switch to natural gas-powered utilities, sources say. Such ‘fuel-switching’ has...
July 19, 2010
Rising concentrations of antidepressant drugs in coastal waters around the U.K. could be changing sea-life behavior and potentially damage the food-chain, according to a new study...
July 2, 2010
A recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report says biorefineries could help mitigate climate change and that they have the potential to infuse up to $230 billion into the global economy...
July 2, 2010
Cefic says it has introduced a Responsible Care “toolkit” to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) boost their activities relating to corporate social responsibility...
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