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February 23, 2010
Preliminary findings of a report commissioned by the United Nations have identified that the world’s 3,000 largest companies in 2008 caused loss and damage to the environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Worlds-Largest-Firms-Causing-$2-2-TrillionYear-in-Damage_24911.html
January 27, 2010
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted today to require publicly listed companies in the U.S to disclose risks related to climate change. The "interpretive...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/SEC-Moves-to-Require-Climate-Risk-Disclosure_24391.html
January 6, 2010
Monsanto has been selected by environmental groups as the recipient of the Angry Mermaid Award, which recognizes corporations that have done the most to sabotage effective action on...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Monsanto-Awarded-by-Environmental-Groups-for-Sabotaging-Action-on-Climate-Change_23915.html
December 22, 2009
Cabot Corporation's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 2008 totaled 4,440,000 m.t., an 11% decline from 2007, according to the company's most recent sustainability report. The decline...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Cabots-GHG-Emissions-Decline-With-Output_23747.html
December 22, 2009
A federal jury has awarded 10 plaintiffs more than $100 million in a lawsuit against BP as compensation for alleged exposure to toxic emissions at the company’s Texas City, TX...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Jury-Awards-Plaintiffs-$100-Million-for-Alleged-Toxic-Releases-at-BPs-Texas-City-Site_23711.html
December 18, 2009
The Copenhagen climate negotiations have focused on securing a deal to cut absolute levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create a system for financing poorer nations’...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Copenhagen-Vision-for-a-Bio-based-Society-Emerges_23689.html
December 17, 2009
There is still no deal in sight at the start of the penultimate day of high level negotiations at the United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen.   Chinese officials reportedly...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Copenhagen-penultimate-day-Still-no-Deal-Failure-to-Agree-Would-Hit-Chemical-Industry_23587.html
December 17, 2009
An analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reporting practices at the top companies in CW's 2009 billion-dollar club reveals a rather wide variety of reporting practices and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Billion-Dollar-Club-Emissions-Different-Standards-Different-Results_23567.html
December 9, 2009
A group of 25 companies from France and Brazil, including Rhodia, have made a joint commitment to develop industrial partnerships aimed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/French-and-Brazilian-Firms-Collaborate-to-Cut-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions_23361.html
December 4, 2009
Bayer Corp. President and CEO Greg Babe will serve as executive chair of ACC’s Responsible Care Board Committee. Babe will succeed Oxy Chem CEO Chuck Anderson on January 1 and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Bayer-Corp-CEO-Named-Executive-Chair-for-ACCs-Responsible-Care-Board_23243.html
November 30, 2009
Stopping the production and resulting emissions to the atmosphere of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants, along with a handful of other measures unrelated to carbon dioxide emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Banning-HFCs-Mooted-as-Fast-Route-to-Climate-Protection_23007.html
November 30, 2009
Cefic will spend €800,000 ($1.2 million) on a three-year research project to develop an appropriate testing strategy for assessing the reproductive toxicity of nanomaterials. Data...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Cefic-Prepares-for-Nano-Regulations-in-the-EU_22998.html
November 25, 2009
Chinese authorities yesterday executed two people for their involvement in the sale of infant milk powder intentionally tainted with melamine. The contamination, which occurred in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/China-Executes-Two-People-for-Poisoning-Milk-with-Melamine_22970.html
November 24, 2009
The International Council of Chemical Associations’ (ICCA)  has agreed to undertake a set of eight major projects in 2010 aimed at increasing the understanding of science...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Industry-Rolls-Out-Eight-New-Projects-Promoting-Fundamental-Scientific-Understanding_22897.html
November 20, 2009
Participants of the Long-range Research Initiative (LRI) - a program introduced by the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) to further the scientific understanding of...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chemicals-Safety-Getting-on-with-it_22899.html
November 17, 2009
Leading polyolefins firms, including Borealis and Shell, have begun to look closely at the risk of water shortages affecting their polyolefins manufacturing chain.   About 80...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Leading-Polyolefins-Firms-Identify-Water-Scarcity-as-a-Risk_22841.html
November 16, 2009
Chemical companies are featured in six out of the eight groups shortlisted to win the Angry Mermaid Award, which recognizes corporations for doing the most to sabotage effective action...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Chemical-Industry-Shortlisted-for-Award-for-Sabotage-of-Climate-Action_22817.html
November 11, 2009
The current rate of investment to in clean energy must be increased by $10.5 trillion between now and 2030 if the world is to keep CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere below 450 ppm...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Switching-to-Low-Carbon-Economy-Will-Cost-an-Additional-$10-5-Trillion_22695.html
November 11, 2009
Bayer says it is rolling out eight environmental projects across the fields of healthcare nutrition and climate protection. The series of projects shows that the company is...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Bayer-Rolls-Out-Series-of-Environmental-Projects_22703.html
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