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February 15, 2011
 Investment opportunities in low carbon technology could hit $5 trillion by 2030, according to a study by financial services consulting group Mercer (New York). Although this...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Investment-in-Low-Carbon-Technology-to-Hit-$5-Trillion-by-2030_32861.html
February 4, 2011
By Theresa Kotanchek, Global Director of Sustainable Technologies January 2011 marks the beginning of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC), an initiative designated by the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dow-Becomes-First-Global-Partner-of-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry_31699.html
February 4, 2011
A host of leading lights from the world of chemistry gathered in Paris, France this week to celebrate the launch of the United Nations international year of chemistry (IYC). If there...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/International-Year-of-Chemistry-Great-Launch-Shame-about-the-Communication_32540.html
February 4, 2011
UNESCO unveils its film for the International Year of Chemistry. The short film has been designed to inspire young people to take an interest in chemistry. (Please scroll down to view...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/UNESCO-Unveils-Year-of-Chemistry-Film-to-Inspire-Young-Chemists_32643.html
February 4, 2011
Jerome A. Peribere, Dow Chemical's president and CEO of Advanced Materials and exeutive v.p. of the group, in the first video below gives an interview with CW's Alex Scott explaining...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dow-Chemical-Why-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry-is-Key-video-interview_32635.html
January 25, 2011
DSM Venturing, the corporate venturing arm of DSM, says it has made an investment in SkySails (Hamburg, Germany), a firm making automated towing kites for ships. DSM says the move is...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/DSM-Invests-in-Wind-Propulsion-Firm-SkySails_32374.html
January 18, 2011
A study by researchers from the University of California (San Francisco), has found that 99% of pregnant women in the U.S. contain 43 hazardous chemicals – some of which are...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Study-Finds-Synthetic-Chemicals-in-99-percent-of-Pregnant-Women-in-U-S-with-analysis_32196.html
January 17, 2011
CW’s analysis of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from top diversified chemical companies reveals that emissions at many firms fell from 2008 to 2009, primarily due to reduced...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions-Industry-Fails-to-Adjust-In-Spite-of-Recession_31946.html
December 20, 2010
China’s chemical industry association the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) has joined the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) as an...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dows-Andrew-Liveris-Welcomes-China-as-ICCA-Member_31698.html
December 16, 2010
There is not yet a global deal that will protect the world from catastrophic climate change, but the so called Cancun Agreements secured by parties to the UN climate summit in Mexico...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Progress-on-UN-Climate-Agreement-Going-Chemical-Industrys-Way-update-2_31595.html
December 10, 2010
By Jim Stoppert CEO of Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT)   Universally, companies in the green chemistry space are seeking to mitigate the negative economic and environmental...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Blog-Drop-in-Versus-Novel-Chemicals_31339.html
December 10, 2010
Bayer Material Science (BMS) earlier today said it plans to begin commercial sale of polyols derived from CO2 within the next five years. Speaking in Leverkusen at Bayer’s annual...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Bayer-Moves-Closer-to-Commercializing-Polyols-from-CO2-with-video_31399.html
December 10, 2010
DSM has disclosed plans to acquire 51% of AGI Corporation (AGI; Taipei, Taiwan), a producer of ultraviolet, curable resins and coatings. DSM estimates the deal will cost it about...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/DSM-to-Buy-Controlling-Stake-in-Taiwan-Coatings-Firm-AGI_31524.html
December 9, 2010
Marijn Dekkers, chairman of Bayer, at the company’s annual innovation strategy briefing yesterday in Leverkusen rounded on policy makers and the public for not understanding the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Blog-Is-there-a-Lack-of-Chemical-Industry-Leadership-at-the-UN-Climate-Summit_31467.html
December 2, 2010
Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO for Dow Chemical, says world leaders must take action now to enable the world to adopt a low-carbon economy. Liveris was among several executives...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dow-CEO-Andrew-Liveris-Makes-Case-for-Low-carbon-Economy_31337.html
November 30, 2010
It was one year ago that the governments of almost 200 countries met at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen and failed to agree a deal to curb...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Negotiators-Regroup-for-UN-Climate-Talks-in-Cancun-with-video_31289.html
November 30, 2010
Legislation proposed this week by the U.K. government to encourage the development of intellectual property (IP) and manufacturing in the U.K. has led GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to announce...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Patent-Box-Legislation-Attracts-GSK-to-Invest-$776-Million-in-U-K-_31288.html
November 26, 2010
Huntsman and its partners say that there is an increasingly bright future for the development and use of new products derived from biomaterials, and that activities in this field are...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Huntsman-Boosting-Innovation-through-Collaboration_31208.html
November 26, 2010
Philippe Michaud, chief technology officer/Huntsman Advanced Materials in an interview with CW outlines a range of biomaterials projects and other innovations that Huntsman is seeking...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Huntsman-Develops-Biomaterials-video_31184.html
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