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April 9, 2014
In the fourth quarter, Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) will open a site for R&D and the manufacturing of sustainable ingredients from the Amazon region, the company announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Symrise-opens-R-and-D-facility-in-Brazils-Amazon-region_60206.html
January 31, 2014
Managing TSCA reform as it makes its way through Congress and ensuring that fuel subsidies do not adversely impact oleochemical prices are key priorities for the cleaning chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/ACI-2014-TSCA-reform-fuel-subsidies-key-priorities-for-soapers_58404.html
January 29, 2014
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced today that it has launched a voluntary initiative to promote and demonstrate continual improvement in the cleaning products...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/American-Cleaning-Institute-launches-sustainability-charter_58396.html
January 13, 2014
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced today that it has signed an option agreement under which Monsanto may obtain a license...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Monsanto-signs-option-agreement-to-support-biologicals-platform_57923.html
January 6, 2014
Outdoor clothing manufacturer Jack Wolfskin (Idstein, Germany) is stepping up plans to remove fluorine chemicals from its production processes by 2020, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Outdoor-clothing-retailer-Jack-Wolfskin-to-eliminate-PFCs-from-supply-chain_57750.html
November 27, 2013
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) says it will be awarded a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil's (RSPO) Renewable Energy Directive (RED)-Supply Chain certificate under the RSPO's new...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Neste-Oil-awarded-the-worlds-first-RSPO-RED-certificate-for-biodiesel_56979.html
October 7, 2013
Fossil fuels will remain the dominant feedstock and energy source for the worldwide petrochemical industry for the foreseeable future despite the emergence of renewable raw materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/EPCA-2013-Industry-sustainability-means-more-than-consuming-renewables-says-BASF-chair_55706.html
September 13, 2013
Walmart yesterday announced a plan to phase out 10 hazardous chemicals in cleaning, personal-care, and cosmetic products sold at the store, although the company did not disclose the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Walmart-to-phase-out-10-chemicals-in-consumer-products_55153.html
August 22, 2013
Unilever has announced the launch of a research project with the University of Liverpool to develop renewable chemicals from biomass for use in home and personal care products. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Unilever-University-of-Liverpool-launch-renewable-chemicals-research-center_54646.html
June 26, 2013
Tetra Pak (Pully, Switzerland), a packaging company, plans to sign an agreement with Braskem, for the supply of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) made from sugar cane to Tetra Pak's...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Braskem-to-supply-Tetra-Pak-with-biosourced-LDPE-for-packaging-in-Brazil_53142.html
June 26, 2013
Industry groups, including ACC and American Fuels and Petrochemicals Manufacturers (AFMP), have issued mostly critical reactions to President Obama’s federal climate change...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Industry-mostly-critical-of-Obama-climate-plan_53148.html
June 20, 2013
LanzaTech (Roselle, IL) a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, and Siemens Metals Technologies (Linz, Austria) have signed a 10-year cooperation agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/LanzaTech-and-Siemens-sign-10-year-agreement-to-convert-off-gases-into-bioethanol_52915.html
June 17, 2013
Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), a group of leading apparel and footwear brands and retailers, has agreed to timelines for a phaseout of perfluorooctanoic acid, or C8, chemistry by January 2015, the group announced today....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Apparel-and-footwear-industry-group-agrees-to-2015-phaseout-of-PFOA-chemistry_52831.html
January 31, 2013
The CEOs of Ecolab, Clorox and Amway described a focus on persistently weak consumer demand, sustainability and other global trends, at an executive leadership panel at ACI's annual...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/ACI-2013-CEO-panel-focuses-on-weak-demand-sustainability_49491.html
January 31, 2013
Regulation and sustainability issues are topping agendas at international trade associations for makers of cleaning chemicals, association executives said yesterday at a panel at ACI's...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/ACI-2013-Regulation-sustainability-top-global-trade-group-agenda_49461.html
January 16, 2013
Fashion brand Benetton (Ponzano Veneto, Italy) says it has committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Benetton-joins-Greenpeaces-Detox-campaign_49004.html
December 17, 2012
ACC and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) have formed a partnership that will allow members of both organizations to share certain benefits, and, to some extent, have access to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/ACC-partners-with-the-Society-of-Plastics-Engineers_48433.html
December 7, 2012
Esprit (Hong Kong) has joined a growing list of fashion retailers to commit to Greenpeace's Detox campaign and pledge to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Fashion-brand-Esprit-joins-Greenpeaces-Detox-campaign_48211.html
December 5, 2012
Mango (Barcelona), a women's fashion brand, has committed to entirely eliminate industrial releases of all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Fashion-retailer-Mango-to-eliminate-hazardous-chemicals-from-supply-chain-and-products-by-2020_48154.html
November 26, 2012
Sabic today published its first annual sustainability report, Sustainability+Performance. It covers performance in 2011. “Sabic’s future growth and development depends...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sabic-publishes-first-sustainability-report_47912.html
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