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September 8, 2011
European Commission vice president Antonio Tajani and Cefic president Georgio Squinzi, gave a joint press conference today to mark the opening of a four-day exhibition within the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/European-Commission-Chemical-Industry-Relations-Strengthen-Sustainability-Is-Common-Goal-update-with-video_37411.html
September 7, 2011
BASF says it will partner with real estate company Shanghai Sanxiang on a construction project that is designed to meet China’s green building ‘three-star’ standard...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-and-Chinese-Firm-Team-Up-for-Green-Construction-Project_37416.html
September 2, 2011
Source: DuPont. DuPont says it has filed suit against Heraeus Materials Technology (Hanau, Germany), alleging the solar cell paste maker infringed on its patents covering front-side...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DuPont-Sues-German-Solar-Paste-Maker-for-Infringing-Patents_37362.html
September 2, 2011
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $12.3 million grant to help fund a $22.4 million program led by Dow Chemical  that seeks to reduce the cost of building integrated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DOE-to-Fund-Dow-Solar-Project-Aimed-at-Reducing-System-Costs_37351.html
September 2, 2011
Adidas has joined Nike and Puma in a pledge to phase out hazardous chemicals in the manufacture of their products. All three companies – the world’s largest three...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Running-with-it-Adidas-Joins-Nike-and-Puma-to-Phase-out-Discharge-of-Hazardous-Chemicals_37350.html
September 1, 2011
Automaker Daimler (Stuttgart) and BASF have jointly developed the ‘Smart Forvision’ concept vehicle that combines both companies’ ideas for “holistic”...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Smart-Forvision-Pioneering-Vehicle-Incorporates-More-Plastic-Parts-_37310.html
August 31, 2011
Honeywell says its UOP subsidiary has broken ground on a Hawaiian biomass-to-fuels demonstration facility. The unit, located at a Tesoro Corp. refinery at Kapolei, will use forest...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/UOP-Building-Hawaii-Biomass-to-Fuels-Facility_37282.html
August 30, 2011
Human progress means something different today than it did a few years ago. Once, it meant advancing our lifestyles in a way that increased consumption. However, the unintended...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Four-Pillars-to-Building-the-Future-of-Sustainable-Chemistry_37258.html
August 26, 2011
This Week on CW:   Cabot is planning to sell its tantalum business to Global Advanced Metals, an Australian tantalum ore supplier, for $400 million.   Sustainable chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-26_37223.html
August 25, 2011
U.S EPA overstates emissions from unconventional natural gas wells that use hydraulic fracking, according to a report by IHS CERA (Cambridge, MA). IHS is the parent company of Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Report-EPA-Overstates-Fracking-Emissions_37160.html
August 22, 2011
Genomatica, a San Diego-based developer of sustainable chemicals, says it has produced butadiene from biobased feedstocks. The company, which is currently advancing its first product...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Genomatica-Pursuing-Biobased-Butadiene_37055.html
August 19, 2011
This Week on CW:   Coca-Cola's willingness to pay a premium for bio-based materials, particularly PET, could have vast impacts on the supply chain.   The European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-19_37045.html
August 19, 2011
Amyris has signed an agreement to supply several hundred tons of renewable squalene to Nikko Chemicals. Squaline is a moisturizing ingredient used in cosmetics and Amyris makes it from...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Amyris-Inks-Squalene-Supply-Deal_37044.html
August 18, 2011
A panel convened by the U.S. Department of Energy has released consensus-based recommendations for disclosure and management of shale gas resources that emphasize enhanced data...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DOE-Panel-Advises-Increased-Tracking-Disclosure-for-U-S-Shale-Gas_36999.html
August 18, 2011
China, which currently accounts for about 96% of global supply of rare earth oxides (REOs), is projected to lose market share as other producers come online, according to a report by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Report-Chinas-Dominance-in-Rare-Earths-Set-to-Diminish_36985.html
August 18, 2011
Genomatica (San Diego), a developer of bio-based chemicals, says it has signed a letter of intent with Novamont (Novara, Italy) to form a European butanediol (BDO) joint venture. ...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Genomatica-and-Novamont-Sign-Deal-for-European-Bio-Based-BDO-JV_36962.html
August 17, 2011
Dow Chemical in the past few days unveiled plans to wrap the London 2012 Olympic athletics stadium in material. The wrap will be comprised of 336 panels each 25 meters tall by 2.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dow-Olympic-Wrap-Shrouded-in-Criticism-too-Much-Looking-Back-or-Not-Enough-Looking-Forward-update_36770.html
August 16, 2011
The Dow Chemical Company is convinced that the development of solutions to key global issues such as population growth and sustainability relies on a robust global dialogue between public and private sectors. Based on this premise, on August 16, the company will host a virtual discussion featuring 30 speakers from all sides of the debate.
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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dow-Pushing-forward-Discussion-on-Chemistry-and-Sustainability_36818.html
August 12, 2011
This Week on CW:   A U.S. government panel has come out in favor of requiring the disclosure of fracking chemicals.   Taiwan's petrochemical industry trade group has called...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-12_36882.html
August 11, 2011
Butamax Advanced Biofuel (Wilmington, DE),  a joint venture formed between DuPont and BP, has filed a second patent infringement suit against isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DuPont-JV-Files-Second-Patent-Suit-Against-Gevo_36841.html
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