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December 3, 2012
DuPont has released its 2012 sustainability report, showing increased CO2 emissions, up about 6% in 2011, to 17 million m.t., compared with 2010. Revenue increased 14%, to $38, 719...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Sustainability-report-shows-DuPont-ahead-of-2015-goals_48114.html
December 3, 2012
Jahn: Distributors need clarification of Clean Air Act. With the 2012 presidential election over, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD; Washington) says it will work...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/NACD-to-seek-greater-cooperation-on-compliance-during-second-Obama-term_48109.html
October 8, 2012
Kurt Bock, chairman of BASF, was elected as the new president of Cefic on 28 September 2012 at the Cefic annual meeting in London. He has a two-year term as president, and succeeds...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Cefic-EU-regulations-hinder-industrys-competitiveness_46794.html
September 24, 2012
ENI (Rome) said on Friday that it plans to convert its Venice oil refinery into a biofuels refinery at a cost of some €100 million ($130 million). The company met with local and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/ENI-to-Convert-Venice-Oil-Refinery-into-Biorefinery-for-&euro100-Million_46466.html
September 5, 2012
Shell says it has begun work on its Quest project, which it says will be the first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for an oil sands operation in Canada. The Quest project is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Shell-to-Construct-Oil-Sands-CCS-Project-in-Canada_46064.html
July 24, 2012
Ecolab has joined the United Nations’ Global Compact, a voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. Specifically, Ecolab’s chairman and CEO, Douglas Baker, has...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Ecolab-Commits-to-UN-Global-Compact-CEO-Water-Mandate_45143.html
June 29, 2012
A recent report by Representative Henry Waxman (D., CA) and Representative Edward Markey (D., MA) tallies EPA- and environment-related votes by House Republicans, showing there have...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/House-Democrats-112th-Congress-the-Most-Anti-Environment-in-U-S-History_44568.html
June 27, 2012
Buckman (Memphis, TN) has been presented with the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge award from the EPA for its “maximyze” enzymes. The enzymes, comprised of natural...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Buckman-Wins-Presidential-Green-Chemistry-Award-for-Paper-Production-Enzymes_44511.html
June 26, 2012
Hallstar (Chicago, IL) announced four of its products have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label, verifying that the products’ amount of renewable biobased ingredients...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Hallstar-Receives-USDA-Certified-Biobased-Product-Labels_44496.html
June 18, 2012
ACC has given their Responsible Care "Company of the Year" award to ExxonMobil, Albemarle, and Ethyl Corp. The award is given to companies in recognition of their commitment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/ACC-Names-Responsible-Care-Award-Winners_44281.html
June 18, 2012
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) says it has given Brian Sansoni, current v.p. of communications and membership, the additional title of v.p./sustainability initiatives...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/ACI-Appoints-Two-Sustainability-Executives_44277.html
June 18, 2012
  Bond: Seeking to bolster accountability. Sherman: Dialogue trumps mandatory targets. The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) says its key priority for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/ICCA-Rio+20-is-Opportunity-to-Negotiate-a-Stronger-SAICM_44275.html
June 18, 2012
Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Co., H.J. Heinz, Nike, and Procter & Gamble have formed a consortium to promote research for developing polyethylene terephthalate (PET) that is 100% derived...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Polyester-Fibers-Customers-Join-Push-for-Biobased-PET_44274.html
June 18, 2012
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) says it has given Brian Sansoni, current v.p. of communications and membership, the additional title of v.p./sustainability initiatives...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/ACI-Makes-Sustainability-Appointments_44259.html
June 12, 2012
LyondellBasell was awarded a $4.5-million grant to develop catalyst-assisted technology to improve the energy efficiency of ethylene production from ethane while emitting less...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/LyondellBasell-Awarded-DOE-Grant-for-Energy-Efficient-Ethylene-Production-Technology_44107.html
June 11, 2012
The International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products (AISE) has released its seventh sustainability report. The report indicates that the industry has reduced...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/AISE-Says-Detergent-Makers-Have-Cut-Energy-Use-by-22-percent_44057.html
June 5, 2012
Ecolab has announced their financial and technical support of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for its Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to establish a global water standard, called...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Ecolab-Tests-World-Wildlife-Funds-Water-Stewardship-Standard_43968.html
June 4, 2012
Bayer MaterialScience says it has completed a global switch in chlorine production to electricity-saving membrane technology. In addition, Bayer is also at the halfway point of a test...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Bayer-Completes-Global-Switch-in-Chlorine-Production-to-Membrane-Technology-Advances-ODC-Process_43844.html
June 1, 2012
H.C. Starck (Goslar, Germany) has received its second Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) certificate declaring the company free of “conflict materials” at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/H-C-Starck-Passes-EICC-Conflict-Free-Smelter-Validation-Program_43848.html
May 21, 2012
ACC says it has concerns about the Senate Clean Energy Standard Act recently introduced “most notably” due to its lack of incentives for reduced energy demand, says ACC...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/ACC-Senate-Energy-Bill-Lacks-Incentives-for-Efficiency-Improvements_43637.html
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