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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
May 21, 2012
Cefic released its first-ever sustainability report at a special event held recently at the EU parliament in Brussels. The main theme of the report is how the chemicals industry will...
May 21, 2012
U.S. trade officials have proposed 31% tariffs on solar panels imported from large producers in China, saying Chinese companies sold their products at less than fair value in the U.S...
May 18, 2012
ACC says it has concerns about the Senate Clean Energy Standard Act recently introduced “most notably” due to its lack of provisions regarding clean energy, says ACC...
May 16, 2012
“Are public bodies, industry and NGOs reaching our citizens?” I will be chairing a panel at the upcoming Helsinki Chemicals Forum dedicated to this very question. My own gut feeling currently suggests the answer to be “no."...
April 20, 2012
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic, and several other European chemistry organizations, is reviewing its structure and...
March 26, 2012
McDonald's Corp. has agreed to test market a switch from polystyrene to paper cups in 200 locations, primarily on the U.S. West Coast, after a group of shareholders urged the fast food...
March 6, 2012
The European Commission has proposed that the region takes “decisive action” to accelerate innovation relating to key raw materials, and agricultural products, by...
February 13, 2012
ACC has launched an energy advocacy and awareness campaign called From Chemistry to Energy, advocating for a comprehensive national energy strategy that maximizes domestic energy...
January 2, 2012
The light vehicle industry is a customer of growing importance for the chemical industry in North America, according to ACC's recent Chemistry and Light Vehicles report. A total of...
December 19, 2011
Coca-Cola says it has partnered with renewable chemicals firms Avantium (Amsterdam), Gevo (Englewood, CO), and Virent (Madison, WI) to reach its target of using 100% renewable...
December 14, 2011
Oh no it’s not. Don't think for one minute that the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) has been pushed off into the long grass. The legacy of IYC is set to continue well...
December 8, 2011
Total and Amyris (Emeryville, CA) have signed agreements to expand their current R&D partnership and form a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize a range of renewable...
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