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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
November 6, 2009
The U.S. carbon market is likely to undergo some growing pains should cap-and-trade legislation pass, said speakers and delegates at Carbon Market Insights Americas, held this week in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Carbon-Trading-Adjustment-Period-Ahead-for-U-S-Price-Hard-to-Project_22618.html
November 6, 2009
China’s Pearl River, the country’s third longest river, is being heavily polluted by discharges from a string of chemical factories and other industrial installations...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Survey-Finds-High-Pollution-Levels-in-Chinas-Pearl-River_22624.html
October 29, 2009
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Dow Chemical have reached a preliminary agreement whereby Dow will take responsibility for cleaning a dioxin-contaminated Superfund...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/EPA-and-Dow-Reach-Preliminary-Agreement-on-Midland-Cleanup_22279.html
October 20, 2009
“Hidden” costs of at least $120 billion/year in the U.S. are being generated as a direct result of using “dirty energy,” according to a report, The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dirty-Energy-Generates-Hidden-Costs-of-$120-Billionyear-in-the-U-S-_22201.html
October 7, 2009
The greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting rule recently finalized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will require the installation of fuel flow monitoring equipment to track...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/EPA-Reporting-Rule-to-Require-Monitoring-Devices-for-Most-Chemical-Facilities_21750.html
September 28, 2009
Chinese president Hu Jintao pledged at a United Nations (UN) climate summit, held yesterday in New York, that China would bolster its efforts to increase energy efficiency. However, Hu...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/China-Disappoints-with-Pledge-to-Cut-Carbon-Intensity-not-Total-Emissions_21589.html
September 22, 2009
Investments in sustainability and energy efficiency can save significant sums of money in the long-term, said speakers at CW's webcast on Dow Chemical's sustainability, product...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sustainability-Investments-Can-Have-Big-Payoffs-Experts-Say_21549.html
September 17, 2009
Danisco (Copenhagen), the foods ingredients group, says it has signed up to the Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change. The Communiqué has been written by the Corporate...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Danisco-Is-the-Latest-to-Sign-up-to-Copenhagen-Communique-on-Climate-Change_21296.html
September 14, 2009
Aculon (San Diego, CA), a producer of specialty chemicals, says it has developed a proprietary formulation that generates a self assembled monolayer of phosphonates (SAMP). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/U-S-Firm-Develops-Self-Assembling-Phosphonates-to-Replace-Chromium-6-Coatings_21272.html
September 10, 2009
Scientists undertaking exposure studies to determine the safety of nanomaterials should initially focus on sunscreens, DIY coatings and adhesives as these pose the greatest risk to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dutch-Study-Identifies-Priority-Areas-for-Nanomaterials-Safety-Research_21313.html
August 31, 2009
The year was 2004. I was standing on the top of a ladder painting my son’s bedroom and listening to the BBC’s news on the radio when a spokesman for Dow Chemical announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Yes-Men-Poised-to-Put-the-Chemical-Industry-on-the-Back-Foot-this-October_21058.html
August 26, 2009
A significant gap has opened up between greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions cuts promised by the corporate sector and what is required to avoid catastrophic climate change, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Largest-Corporates-Failing-to-React-to-Prevent-Dangerous-Climate-Change_21034.html
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