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June 18, 2009
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D., WV) has introduced legislation that would prevent companies from withholding certain information from the public in the wake of a chemical plant explosion...
June 16, 2009
The Investor Environment Health Network says it has identified several accounting and securities regulation loopholes that could keep shareholders and analysts in the dark about the potential health and litigation risks of investing in nanotechnology....
June 12, 2009
The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is urging chemical companies to become active participants in international chemical safety and sustainability programs. The aim is for...
May 28, 2009
The first Global Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) has opened today in Helsinki amid optimism that the forum will become an annual event to promote the sustainable use of chemicals. The...
May 15, 2009
The global chemicals industry has been widely criticised on a number of fronts during the United Nations (UN) International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM-2) in Geneva, a...
May 15, 2009
The Swiss government, at the second session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM2), meeting in Geneva today, proposed that a dedicated body be created to...
May 14, 2009

The two most important things I have done while being head of Süd-Chemie…are to change the market orientation of the company with [certain] chemistries and technologies toward


May 14, 2009
Geneva is full to the brim this week with senior chemical industry executives, government representatives from around the world, United Nations (UN) executives and administrators and...
May 7, 2009
Representatives from more than 100 countries are meeting at a United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) conference this week in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss imposing a ban...
April 23, 2009
Every so often we read about how pharmaceuticals are being discharged into global water systems. It’s good that we’re being told and reminded that this is a problem...
April 22, 2009
The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s investigations subcommittee held a hearing April 21 on a public disclosure debate concerning the August 2008 Bayer CropScience accident...
April 16, 2009
Ecolab set a goal today to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20% per dollar of sales from 2006 to 2012. The company is focusing on vehicles and facilities, including both...
April 14, 2009
The European Chemicals Agency (Helsinki) announced earlier this week that it has officially opened two conference rooms at its Helsinki headquarters. It has named one of the meeting...
April 6, 2009
Margot Wallström, the European Commission v.p. and the architect of the European Union’s (EU) Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach)...
April 3, 2009
Leaders of 20 of the world’s largest economies, meeting in London yesterday, agreed on a set of rules designed to prevent a recurrence of the current bank-driven economic...
March 24, 2009
The drug supply chain safety system faces major challenges, due particularly to globalization, speakers at a DCAT breakfast panel in New York say. “The existing U.S. supply chain...
March 23, 2009
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) says it will soon release a report detailing progress in the industry’s product stewardship commitment. The...
March 22, 2009
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) says it will hold a public meeting on April 23 to provide an update on CSB’s investigation into the explosion...
March 23, 2009
Companies in the fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals and biotech industries have formed a consortium, Rx360, to share supply chain audit information and adopt best practices....
March 22, 2009
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) says it will hold a public meeting on April 23 to provide an update on CSB’s investigation into the explosion...
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