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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
July 16, 2010
Research groups have developed a system for the European Commission that quantifies the environmental impact of biofuels. The system represents part of the commission’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/EU-Creates-Environmental-Rating-System-for-Biofuels_28097.html
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
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