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October 12, 2010
Key players in the chemical industry are reorienting their product portfolios and assessing their supply chains and other functions to ensure they can respond effectively to growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sustainability-Building-Better-Practices_30049.html
October 7, 2010
AkzoNobel, has announced today that it plans to grow revenue to €20 billion ($27 billion)/year, up from €13.9 billion in 2009, and increase Ebitda annually. A specific target...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/AkzoNobel-Declares-$27-Billion-Revenue-Ambition_29832.html
September 29, 2010
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has founded NanoGEM, a research program for nanomaterials safety. NanoGEM has been set up to investigate absorption and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/German-Nanosafety-Program-Takes-Shape_29860.html
September 24, 2010
This Week on CW…Snag City: Omnova has agreed to buy Eliokem from AXA Private Equity. The deal is expected to close by the end of this year. BHP Billton's bid for PotashCorp hit...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-September-24_29799.html
September 21, 2010
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions disclosure practices and performance in the materials sector, including chemicals, are generally better than the average of Global 500 and S&P 500...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Materials-Sector-CO2-Disclosure-Better-Than-Average_29674.html
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
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