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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
May 21, 2012
Cefic released its first-ever sustainability report at a special event held recently at the EU parliament in Brussels. The main theme of the report is how the chemicals industry will...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Cefic-Report-Details-Sustainability-Challenges_43642.html
April 30, 2012
The European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen) have published an updated register of the releases and transfers of pollutants from industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/EU-Updates-Pollution-Release-and-Transfer-Register_43104.html
April 26, 2012
Novozymes has joined the Maabjerg Energy Concept, a consortium which plans to build a biorefinery for generating biogas, advanced bioethanol, electricity and heat in western Denmark...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Novozymes-Partners-Danish-Biorefinery-Project_43003.html
April 20, 2012
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic, and several other European chemistry organizations, is reviewing its structure and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/SusChem-to-Align-with-EUs-$108-Billion-Innovation-Program_42864.html
April 10, 2012
By Ragnar Lofstedt, Professor and Director of the Kings Centre for Risk Management, Department of Geography King’s College London. Environmental organisations...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Risk-Communication-Comes-Under-Public-Pressure_42602.html
March 26, 2012
McDonald's Corp. has agreed to test market a switch from polystyrene to paper cups in 200 locations, primarily on the U.S. West Coast, after a group of shareholders urged the fast food...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/McDonalds-Tests-Phaseout-of-Polystyrene-in-Beverage-Containers_42288.html
March 14, 2012
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) and the Cluster of Engineering and Advanced Materials (EAM) at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (Erlangen, Germany) have announced that...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Merck-KGaA-Forms-Collaboration-to-Develop-Materials-for-Energy-Efficient-Processes_41913.html
March 13, 2012
U.K. prime minister David Cameron has backed Dow Chemical's role as a sponsor at this summer's Olympic Games, to be held in London. Cameron commented on...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/U-K-Prime-Minister-Backs-Dows-Olympic-Sponsorship_41957.html
March 7, 2012
A new study following 1,619 people over 10 years shows that healthy people with higher urine concentrations of Bisphenol A (BPA) subsequently were more likely to develop heart disease...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/10-year-Study-Links-Bisphenol-A-to-Future-Heart-Disease_41844.html
February 24, 2012
BASF has set a series of new environmental, health and safety goals for the group. One of its new goals is to increase energy efficiency - defined as the amount of products sold in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/BASF-Targets-35-percent-Hike-in-Energy-Efficiency-by-2020_41574.html
February 23, 2012
Industry experts, including Tom Beil, v.p./quality and regulatory affairs at Sigma-Aldrich Fine Chemicals (SAFC), say the fine chemical supply chain remains under threat from a range...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Pharma-Fine-Chemical-Supply-Chain-Under-Threat-update_41552.html
February 21, 2012
BASF says it plans to phase out the production and sale of lead chromate pigments by the end of 2014. The move follows the European Union’s (EU) evaluation of the substance under...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Reach-Legislation-Drives-BASF-to-Phase-Out-Lead-Chromate-by-2015_41493.html
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