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August 22, 2013
Unilever has announced the launch of a research project with the University of Liverpool to develop renewable chemicals from biomass for use in home and personal care products. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Unilever-University-of-Liverpool-launch-renewable-chemicals-research-center_54646.html
June 26, 2013
Tetra Pak (Pully, Switzerland), a packaging company, plans to sign an agreement with Braskem, for the supply of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) made from sugar cane to Tetra Pak's...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Braskem-to-supply-Tetra-Pak-with-biosourced-LDPE-for-packaging-in-Brazil_53142.html
June 26, 2013
Industry groups, including ACC and American Fuels and Petrochemicals Manufacturers (AFMP), have issued mostly critical reactions to President Obama’s federal climate change...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Industry-mostly-critical-of-Obama-climate-plan_53148.html
June 20, 2013
LanzaTech (Roselle, IL) a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, and Siemens Metals Technologies (Linz, Austria) have signed a 10-year cooperation agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/LanzaTech-and-Siemens-sign-10-year-agreement-to-convert-off-gases-into-bioethanol_52915.html
June 17, 2013
Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), a group of leading apparel and footwear brands and retailers, has agreed to timelines for a phaseout of perfluorooctanoic acid, or C8, chemistry by January 2015, the group announced today....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Apparel-and-footwear-industry-group-agrees-to-2015-phaseout-of-PFOA-chemistry_52831.html
January 31, 2013
The CEOs of Ecolab, Clorox and Amway described a focus on persistently weak consumer demand, sustainability and other global trends, at an executive leadership panel at ACI's annual...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/ACI-2013-CEO-panel-focuses-on-weak-demand-sustainability_49491.html
January 31, 2013
Regulation and sustainability issues are topping agendas at international trade associations for makers of cleaning chemicals, association executives said yesterday at a panel at ACI's...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/ACI-2013-Regulation-sustainability-top-global-trade-group-agenda_49461.html
January 16, 2013
Fashion brand Benetton (Ponzano Veneto, Italy) says it has committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Benetton-joins-Greenpeaces-Detox-campaign_49004.html
December 17, 2012
ACC and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) have formed a partnership that will allow members of both organizations to share certain benefits, and, to some extent, have access to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/ACC-partners-with-the-Society-of-Plastics-Engineers_48433.html
December 7, 2012
Esprit (Hong Kong) has joined a growing list of fashion retailers to commit to Greenpeace's Detox campaign and pledge to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Fashion-brand-Esprit-joins-Greenpeaces-Detox-campaign_48211.html
December 5, 2012
Mango (Barcelona), a women's fashion brand, has committed to entirely eliminate industrial releases of all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Fashion-retailer-Mango-to-eliminate-hazardous-chemicals-from-supply-chain-and-products-by-2020_48154.html
November 26, 2012
Sabic today published its first annual sustainability report, Sustainability+Performance. It covers performance in 2011. “Sabic’s future growth and development depends...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sabic-publishes-first-sustainability-report_47912.html
September 17, 2012
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) says it calls on all stakeholders to take action to strengthen the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/ICCA-Calls-for-Stronger-Global-Cooperation-on-Chemicals-Management_46299.html
September 13, 2012
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Global 500 Leadership Index (CDLI) named both DuPont and BASF to its 51 companies included from the FTSE Global Equity Index Series. The companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/BASF-and-DuPont-Named-to-Carbon-Disclosure-Leadership-Index_46224.html
September 7, 2012
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has issued a report saying more progress is needed on its Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) if parties...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/UN-Industry-Focus-on-SAICM-Before-Intl-Meeting_46112.html
August 7, 2012
Hopeiary cheers at the London Olympics. Dow Chemical’s sponsorship of the London 2012 summer Olympics includes Dow’s mascot, Hopeiary, which highlights efforts to improve...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dows-Olympic-Mascot-Highlights-Green-Efforts_45363.html
July 16, 2012
The tragedy that beset Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh, India on December 3, 1984 stands as one of the world’s worst industrial accidents. A pesticide plant operated by Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Bhopal-Site-Shows-Few-Signs-of-Care_44916.html
July 16, 2012
Public health advocates say Graco Children's Products has clarified its policy regarding its ban on certain flame retardants in Graco's car seats and other children's products. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Graco-Clarifies-Policy-on-Tris-Flame-Retardants_44901.html
July 16, 2012
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB; Washington) has issued its 2012-2016 strategic plan, including a ‘CSB Most Wanted’ program that will enable CSB to focus on outreach...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/CSB-Issues-Strategic-Plan-for-2012-2016_44899.html
June 5, 2012
Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Company, H.J. Heinz, Nike and Procter & Gamble have formed a consortium to promote research for developing polyethylene terephthalate (PET) that is 100%...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Coca-Cola-Joins-with-Four-Multinationals-in-Push-for-Biobased-PET_43973.html
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