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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
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
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
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 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
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 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
November 24, 2010
Andre Genton, president/Huntsman Advanced Materials outlines plans for the business at its Technology Exchange Day meeting with academics and industry executives in Basel, Switzerland...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Huntsman-Outlines-Innovation-Plan-video_31183.html
November 24, 2010
Metabolomics isn’t a field of science that many in the chemicals industry are familiar with, but it’s about to become a significant one for the sector. The metabolome is...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sustainable-Chemicals-Why-Metabolomics-Should-be-on-Industrys-Radar_31156.html
November 22, 2010
Cefic has disclosed that it will fund six new research projects to further scientific understanding about the environmental and human health impact of chemicals. The projects are part...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Cefic-Unveils-New-Round-of-Long-range-Research-Projects_31119.html
November 19, 2010
Total has announced that it will build a photovoltaic panel production and assembly plant at Moselle, France close to its Carling ethylene complex. The facility will have a surface...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Total-Commits-to-Building-Photovoltaics-Facility-in-France_31075.html
November 19, 2010
Total announced in recent days that it will build a photovoltaic panel production and assembly plant at Moselle, France near to its Carling ethylene facility. The implications of such...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Blog-Chemical-Firms-are-Spending-Again-on-Green-Technologies_31076.html
November 18, 2010
(scroll down for video of John Shanklin). Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Dow AgroSciences say they have engineered plants that for the first time produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dow-and-DOE-Grow-Plants-with-Industrially-Relevant-Levels-of-Plastics_30905.html
November 11, 2010
Paul-Joel Derian, group v.p./R&D at Rhodia recently has become chairman of the Board for The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint industry and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Rhodias-Derian-Outlines-Latest-Plans-for-Suschem-with-video_30817.html
November 11, 2010
“I expect that women will continue to take on increasing leadership roles across all aspects of business, including the highest management positions in the chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/CWs-5-MINUTE-INTERVIEW-Ellen-Kullman-DuPont-Chair-and-CEO_30795.html
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