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June 29, 2010
A World Economic Forum (WEF) report published today has identified that biorefineries could help mitigate against climate change and that they have the potential to infuse up to $230...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Biorefineries-Set-to-Infuse-$230-Billion-into-Global-Economy-Provide-9-percent-of-Chemicals-by-2020_27729.html
June 29, 2010
Huntsman and Genencor say Gentle Power Bleach (GPB), an enzymatic pre-bleaching technology for textiles codeveloped by the companies, uses significantly less water than conventional...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/LCA-Shows-Huntsman-Enzymatic-Bleach-is-Greener_27724.html
June 23, 2010
BASF and Dow Feature Among Presidential Green Chemistry Award Winners (with podcasts)   BASF and Dow Chemical have been recognized in the Presidential Green Chemistry Awards for...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/BASF-Dow-Codexis-and-Merck-Feature-Among-Presidential-Green-Chemistry-Award-Winners-with-podcasts_27575.html
June 21, 2010
Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co., and Codexis (Redwood City, CA), an enzymes firm, have been honored with the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. EPA for...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Merck-and-Codexis-Honored-with-Presidential-Green-Chemistry-Award_27522.html
June 17, 2010
Maria Delgado Saborit, a young scientist from the University of Birmingham (Birmingham, U.K.), has won the 2010 Long-range Research Initiative’s (LRI) annual Innovative Science...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Research-into-VOC-Fingerprinting-Wins-LRI-Science-Award_27491.html
June 16, 2010
The burgeoning plastics industry in the Mideast's Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region faces its own set of challenges, speakers and delegates at the first annual Gulf Petrochemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/GPCA-Plastics-Summit-Industry-Expansion-Creates-a-New-Set-of-Challenges_27470.html
June 14, 2010
A study published by Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Germany’s federal environment agency, has identified potential hazards associated with the use of bisphenol A (BPA). UBA published its...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/German-Federal-Agency-Challenges-BPA-Safety-Scrutiny-of-Reach-Dossier-to-Follow_27429.html
June 11, 2010
Several prominent chemical firms have signed onto the Save Energy Now Leader program, a voluntary initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE; Washington) under which companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chemical-Firms-Sign-on-to-DOE-Initiative_27413.html
June 9, 2010
Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have asked the Chemical Safety and Hazard Identification Board (CSB; Washington) to investigate  the April 20 blowout of...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/CSB-to-Investigate-BPs-Deepwater-Horizon-Accident_27296.html
May 28, 2010
In 1992, The United Nations met in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the first Earth Summit. Unprecedented environmental and social challenges necessitated the development of a global program of action for Sustainable Development.  Dubbed ‘Agenda 21’, this framework calls for a globally integrated approach....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Blog-Towards-Rio+20-The-Nexus-Between-Chemicals-and-Sustainable-Development_27076.html
May 26, 2010
BASF CFO Kurt Bock, recipient of CW's SFO of the Year award, expressed tempered optimism about the industry's outlook in the keynote address at CW's 15th Annual CFO Conference in New...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/BASF-CFO-Fiscal-Prudence-Innovation-Keys-to-Industrys-Success_27050.html
May 25, 2010
Patents pending that relate to techniques for generating synthetic cells could provide the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) with a “monopoly” position on a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Monopoly-Concerns-Over-Patents-for-J-Craig-Venter-Institutes-Synthetic-Cell-Technology-update_27001.html
May 25, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) says it has successfully created a synthetic bacterial cell using laboratory chemicals and knowledge relating to the manipulation of...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Craig-Venter-Institute-Creates-First-Synthetic-Cell-Paves-Way-to-New-Wave-of-Biomaterials_27000.html
May 21, 2010
The second annual Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) featuring discussions between industry executives and chemicals sector stakeholders from around the world concluded today in Helsinki...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Blog-Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-Could-California-Hold-the-Key-to-EU-Chemical-Industry-Survival_26959.html
May 19, 2010
Chem Emissions is CW's periodical series looking at the latest greenhouse gas emissions reports from leading chemical companies. We'll be reporting on the latest numbers and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chem-Emissions-Sherwin-Williams_26856.html
May 18, 2010
A study published this week by research institute CE Delft (Delft, the Netherlands) has concluded that energy-intensive industries participating in the European Union’s (EU)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/EU-ETS-Chemical-Firms-Making-Windfall-Profits-from-Carbon-Trading-Study-Finds_26819.html
May 10, 2010
Much of the focus this past week has been on chemical industry activity in the Middle East, not least with the start-up of the world’s largest ethane cracker at Ras Laffan...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up_26591.html
May 6, 2010
SusChem, a sustainable technology program being jointly managed and funded by the European chemical industry and the European commission, announced this week that it is broadening its...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Blog-Sustainable-Chemistry-as-a-Route-to-New-Partnerships_26571.html
April 28, 2010
The following is a Q&A based on an examination of AkzoNobel's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting. Questions were submitted via email and answered by the company.
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http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chem-Emissions-AkzoNobel-Q-and-A_26373.html
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