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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
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Cefic-Report-Details-Sustainability-Challenges_43642.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/U-S-Initiates-31-percent-Tariffs-on-Solar-Panels-from-China_43639.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/ACC-Senate-Clean-Energy-Bill-Lacks-Incentives-for-Coal_43602.html
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."...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Chemicals-Safety-A-Matter-for-Specialists-Only_43508.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/SusChem-to-Align-with-EUs-$108-Billion-Innovation-Program_42864.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/McDonalds-Tests-Phaseout-of-Polystyrene-in-Beverage-Containers_42288.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/EU-Proposes-Innovation-Partnerships-for-the-Supply-of-Raw-Materials-Agricultural-Products_41822.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/ACC-Launches-U-S-Energy-Advocacy-Campaign_41311.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Report-Tallies-Light-Vehicles-Growing-Importance-in-North-American-Industry_40042.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Coca-Cola-Chooses-Partners-for-Renewable-Para-xylene_39907.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/The-End-of-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry_39462.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Total-and-Amyris-Expand-Renewable-Fuels-Partnership_39403.html
November 21, 2011
A panel discussion held recently by the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee focused on economic opportunities related to the development of shale gas in the U.S., and executives...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/U-S-Lawmakers-Assess-Shale-Gas-Potential_39219.html
November 10, 2011
Leading Chemical makers continue to save costs through resource-efficiency programs, but they are also focusing increasingly on the development of sustainability-advantaged products. A new trend is also emerging, in which companies and their industry customers are not just targeting lower emissions but zero emissions....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Firms-Shift-Sustainability-Efforts-Toward-Profit-Optimization_38958.html
October 25, 2011
Green Isoprene: Michelin funds biobased efforts. Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has partnered with tire giant Michelin to develop and commercialize isoprene, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Michelin-Man-Goes-Green-With-Isoprene-from-Renewables_38515.html
October 25, 2011
Europe needs to step up its investment in biotech R&D and establish supportive regulatory policies if it is to keep pace with the U.S., says Stephan Tanda, board member for DSM and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Europe-Lags-U-S-in-Biotech-Sector-R-and-D_38507.html
October 10, 2011
A survey of 50 European Union (EU) policy makers commissioned by Cefic shows that 84% of respondents either agree or somewhat agree “that there is a general perception of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/EU-Survey-Shows-Perception-of-Mistrust-for-Industry_38217.html
September 26, 2011
A report by the Business Roundtable (Washington) calls on lawmakers to take a closer look at the cumulative economic impact regulations have on business, employment and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Executives-Call-on-U-S-Lawmakers-to-Advance-Smarter-Regulation_37871.html
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