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April 4, 2008
Consumers have long been making their attitudes known about personal and corporate responsibility toward the environment through online blogs, but a new study shows that the online...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sustainability-Blogs-Slam-Corporate-Greenwashing_11281.html
April 2, 2008
An ethylene leak caused a major fire at Ineos’s Cologne, Germany petrochemical complex on March 17. The leak occurred in the main ethylene pipeline at the complex, Ineos says. A...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Fire-Breaks-out-at-Ineos-Complex_11107.html
April 2, 2008
BASF is the “most complete and savvy” company in Europe at communicating sustainability issues online, according to a survey by internet consulting firm Jungle Rating...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/BASF-Ranked-as-Best-European-Firm-for-Sustainability-Communication_9196.html
April 1, 2008
The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) has released a video detailing the cause of the March 2005 BP Texas City, TX blast that killed 15 and injured...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Safety-Board-Video-Probes-BP-Blast_11156.html
March 25, 2008
U.K. chemical industry group the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) says it plans to introduce a series of measures that should rejuvenate the Responsible Care program in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/CIA-Plans-to-Rejuvenate-Responsible-Care_10743.html
March 25, 2008
The State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA; Beijing) and the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC; Beijing) have jointly announced plans to promote “green...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/China-Promotes-Green-Insurance_10520.html
March 25, 2008
BASF says it has become the first company to integrate its financial, environmental and social performance reports in a single publication. The report for full year 2007, which the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/BASF-First-to-Combine-Financial-and-Environmental-Reporting_10827.html
March 21, 2008
Sustainable development (SD) was once seen as a potential market barrier and cost issue for the chemical industry, but that view is quickly changing. The term—which the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Sustainable-Development_6651.html
March 21, 2008
Many chemical company CEOs and other executives recently surveyed by CW and PA Consulting (London) shared views on several key sustainable development (SD) issues. These include the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Survey-Participants-See-Eye-to-Eye-on-Many-Sustainable-Development-Issues_6652.html
March 18, 2008
Representative Albert Wynn (D., MD) has introduced legislation that would make permanent the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) rules on chemical site security. The bill...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/New-Bill-Introduced-to-Make-U-S-Plant-Security-Rules-Permanent_10868.html
March 18, 2008
W.R. Grace will pay $250 million to reimburse the U.S. federal government for cleanup of asbestos contamination at Grace’s former Libby, MT vermiculite mine, according to a deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Grace-to-Pay-Record-$250-Million-Fine-for-Asbestos-Cleanup_10887.html
March 18, 2008
Nalco says it has established a research center that will focus on developing air pollution control technologies for heavy metals, carbon emissions, and acid rain. Researchers at...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Nalco-Develops-Air-Pollution-Controls_10891.html
March 18, 2008
A continuous drive to improve security in the post 9/11 era has been a major industry focus, but some chemical makers point to a “gray zone” in which some small firms that...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Information-Technology_10905.html
March 18, 2008
Potentially lethal contaminated batches of the blood-thinning drug heparin have been discovered on the market in Germany. Producers have recalled heparin supplies from the German...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Germany-Joins-U-S-in-Recall-of-Contaminated-Heparin_10910.html
March 10, 2008
Acker: No panacea for terrorism. The U.S. House homeland security panel has passed the Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Act of 2008, a bill that seeks to expand existing Department of...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/U-S-Lawmakers-Pass-Plant-Security-Bill_10730.html
March 3, 2008
EPA, FDA, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture say that Dow AgroSciences inadvertent release of an unregistered genetically modified (GM) pesticide product poses no public health...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Dow-Detects-Unregistered-GM-Strain_10643.html
February 25, 2008
CW’s cover story this week highlights strategies that chemical makers are implementing to mitigate—and even profit from—exposure in a world where carbon dioxide (CO2)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Emissions-Capture-More-Space_10487.html
February 25, 2008
EPA and the National Institutes of Health (NIH; Bethesda, MD) have launched a chemical testing collaboration project that could ultimately reduce the use of laboratory animals for...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Research-Deal-May-Shift-Chemical-Testing-from-Animals-to-Robots_10513.html
February 25, 2008
Toys “R” Us (Wayne, NJ) has announced that all children’s products sold by the chain by year-end “must be produced without the addition of phthalates that have...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/Retailers-Respond-to-Push-for-Safer-Toys_10537.html
February 19, 2008
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) says it has launched an investigation into the January 14th death of a worker at BP’s Texas City facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/corporate_social_responsibility/CSB-Investigates-BP-Safety-Procedures-in-Texas-City-Worker-Fatality_10366.html
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