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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....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Industry-Forms-Group-to-Share-Best-Practices_17796.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/CSB-Meeting-on-Bayer-Blast-Causes-Rescheduled-for-April-23_17665.html
March 11, 2009
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) and the International Council of Chemical Trade Associations (ICCTA; Arlington, VA) have signed an agreement to cooperate in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Leading-Bodies-Agree-Responsible-Care-Cooperation_17565.html
March 6, 2009
Six baby bottle manufacturers said yesterday they will stop using bisphenol A (BPA) in their products, in response to a request last October by Connecticut Attorney General (AG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Six-Bottle-Manufacturers-to-Stop-Using-BPA-New-York-County-Okays-Ban_17494.html
February 27, 2009
The global economic turmoil has not diminished governments’ commitment to policies aimed at curbing climate change, according to a report by Deutsche Bank (New York). Many...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Report-Shows-Sustained-Support-for-Green-Policies-Despite-Downturn_17265.html
January 23, 2009
Privately owned startup Catalyx Nanotech (Anaheim, CA) says it plans to commercialize a technology to generate “green” hydrogen and nanomaterials from landfill gas. Under...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Landfill-Gas-to-Supply-High-Purity-Graphite-Plant_16651.html
January 15, 2009
Cal Dooley of ACC and Joe Acker of Socma tell CW about what they'd like to see from the new administration in Washington....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/The-Industrys-Obama-Wish-List_16400.html
January 2, 2009
The United Nations has adopted a resolution to make 2011 the 'International Year of Chemistry'. The resolution will celebrate the achievements of chemistry and its contribution to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/UN-Declares-2011-International-Year-of-Chemistry_16154.html
January 1, 2009
Tian Wenhua, the former chairman of dairy foods company Sanlu Group, has gone on trial at the Intermediate People’s Court of Shikiazhuang, China, accused of adding melamine to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Trial-Begins-in-Case-of-Chinese-Milk-Contaminated-with-Melamine_16139.html
December 31, 2008
Reckitt Benckiser (Slough, U.K.), which sells a broad range of branded healthcare, personal care, and cleaning products across the world, says it has begun a campaign aimed at...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Reckitt-Benckiser-Directs-Carbon-Reduction-Program-at-its-Customers_16117.html
November 27, 2008
Solvay said earlier today that its CEO Christian Jourquin and members of the European Works Council signed an agreement defining shared objectives regarding sustainable development and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Solvay-Signs-European-Sustainability-Charter_15625.html
November 23, 2008
The threat of terrorist attacks on chemical facilities can be “substantially reduced” by converting them to safer and more secure chemicals or processes, says a new report...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Group-Details-Chemical-Threats-and-Solutions_15519.html
November 20, 2008
Cefic is today celebrating the 10th anniversary of the long range research initiative (LRI)-a program designed to provide answers to gaps in fundamental scientific data relating to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/New-Look-Industry-Research-Initiative-to-Foster-Innovation_15467.html
November 18, 2008
Doyle: Offering a bonus. PotashCorp says it has reached a tentative agreement with roughly 500 striking employees at its Allan, Cory, and Patience Lake potash operations in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/PotashCorp-Reaches-Tentative-Agreement-with-Striking-Workers_15358.html
November 18, 2008
DuPont has filed a lawsuit against Koch Industries’ (Wichita, KS) subsidiary Invista, alleging that Invista is infringing on DuPont patents and has misappropriated trade secrets...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/DuPont-Says-Invista-Poached-Nylon-Resin-Secrets_15381.html
November 11, 2008
InformexUSA, the flagship annual U.S. chemicals expo due to take place next in San Francisco in January 2009, will for the first time tailor a significant part of the event toward...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Informex-Turns-to-Green-Chemistry_15291.html
November 12, 2008
U.K.’s regulatory body for the chemicals industry, the Environment Agency (Bristol, U.K.), has put out a warning to chemical firms to beware of an individual who has been posing...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/U-K-Chemicals-Industry-on-Intruder-Alert_15278.html
October 27, 2008
The recovery of plastics in Europe reached 50% for the first time in 2007, according to a report by plastics manufacturing and recycling groups PlasticsEurope (Brussels), EuPC...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Plastics-Recovery-Hits-50-percent-in-Europe_14969.html
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