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September 16, 2010
Sales of enzymes in the U.S. are set to increase 4.8%/year, to $2.8 billion in 2014, according to research by Freedonia Group (Cleveland, OH), a market research firm. Much of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/U-S-Enzyme-Sales-to-Top-$2-8-Billion-in-2014_29465.html
September 13, 2010
by Lawrence D. Sloan, Socma President & CEO As Chemical Week noted in a recent issue, sustainability and product stewardship are buzzwords that won’t go away.  Between...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sustainability-and-Medium-sized-Businesses_29436.html
September 10, 2010
This Week on CW: Air Products raised its offer for Airgas. Airgas rejected it. Methanex is restarting methanol production in Medicine Hat, Alberta. In other news, Medicine Hat, Alberta...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-September-10_29429.html
September 10, 2010
AkzoNobel has been ranked as the most sustainable chemical company in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DSJI). Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/AkzoNobel-Tops-Dow-Jones-Sustainability-Index-Two-Key-Players-Drop-Out_29416.html
September 7, 2010
BASF says it has informed the European Commission that it found “extremely small” quantities of its Amadea genetically engineered potato plants – which have yet to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/BASFs-Amadea-Becomes-Hot-Potato_29281.html
August 31, 2010
Rhodia says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS; Paris), the Ecole Normale Superieure (ENSL; Lyon, France)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Rhodia-Signs-Green-Chemistry-Deal-with-Chinese-French-Institutes_29105.html
August 27, 2010
This Week on CW: BHP Billton's quest for PotashCorp continued this week. The Australian mining giant said it would exit from potash distribution network Canpotex, a move Agrium's CEO...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-August-27_29075.html
August 27, 2010
Answers by Jim Stoppert, CEO Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT) ·         How fast is the renewable chemical/biomaterials sector...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/A-View-from-the-Inside-The-Status-of-Renewable-Chemicals_29037.html
August 26, 2010
Air Products has agreed to pay $1.5 million in civil penalties stemming from hazardous waste violations at the company's Pasadena, Texas facilities. The agreement with U.S. EPA and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Air-Products-to-Pay-Civil-Penalty-for-Hazardous-Waste-Violation_29047.html
August 25, 2010
Chinese police have seized 227 m.t. of melamine-contaminated milk formula, according to information disseminated by RX-360 (Washington), a supply-chain organization. Police reportedly...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/New-Case-of-Melamine-Contaminated-Milk-Formula-Emerges-in-China_29010.html
August 24, 2010
Chemtura, the U.S. EPA, and bankruptcy court attorneys have reached a settlement under which Chemtura will pay $26 million in environmental liabilities at 17 sites. Most of the money...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chemtura-to-Pay-$26-Million-in-Environmental-Settlement_29008.html
August 4, 2010
The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), has put its support behind the introduction in the senate of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Socma-Backs-Bill-to-Protect-U-S-Pharma-Supply-Chain_28541.html
August 3, 2010
Novozymes has joined as a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium, a global group comprised of academics, governments, non-government organizations and businesses that aims to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Greening-the-Supply-Chain-Novozymes-Joins-The-Sustainability-Consortium_28513.html
July 30, 2010
BASF, energy firm Inpex (Tokyo), and engineering firm JGC (Yokohama, Japan) say they have jointly entered into an agreement to carry out demonstration tests on the effectiveness of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/BASF-Inpex-JGC-to-Jointly-Test-CCS-Technology-in-Japan_28442.html
July 29, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a combined total of $106 million to six separate projects to convert captured CO2 emissions into useful materials including cement...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Unleashing-the-American-Innovation-Machine-DoE-Awards-$106-Million-to-Develop-Materials-from-CO2_28426.html
July 29, 2010
The Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) has presented York University’s (York, U.K.) Chemical Industry Education Centre (CIEC) with a Special Award for Education. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Recognition-for-Inspiring-Kids-to-Join-Chemical-Industry_28416.html
July 26, 2010
Tenaska, an energy company, says it has selected Fluor’s Econamine FG Plussm carbon capture technology for use in its Tenaska Trailblazer Energy Center (Sweetwater, TX), which is...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Tenaska-Selects-Fluor-Carbon-Capture-Technology_28335.html
July 21, 2010
The Tecnalia Construction Unit (TCU: Madrid), says it has developed a process for manufacturing cement that, when compared with standard cement, cuts CO2 emissions to the atmosphere by...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Nanotech-Concrete-Paves-Way-for-Greener-Future_28195.html
July 21, 2010
Süd-Chemie says it will build Germany´s largest plant for the production of biofuels from straw and that it will build it with subsidies from the Bavarian State Government...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sud-Chemie-Secures-Subsidy-for-Germanys-Largest-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Plant_28185.html
July 16, 2010
U.K.’s climate secretary Chris Huhne, Germany’s federal environment minister Norbert Röttgen, and France’s environment minister Jean-Louis Borloo in an open...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Cefic-Reacts-to-Ministers-Call-for-30-percent-EU-Emissions-Cut_28098.html
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