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October 10, 2011
Video interview with Catherine T. Hunt, director/innovation sourcing and sustainable technologies for Dow Chemical on Dow Chemical's hopes and plans for the International Year of Chemistry...
October 7, 2011
Neil Hawkins, v.p./sustainability and environment, health & safety, for Dow Chemical explains how the company is developing collaborations as part of its strategy to advance scientific research....
October 6, 2011
A survey of 50 European Union (EU) policy makers commissioned by Cefic shows that 84% of respondents either agree or somewhat agree “that there is a general perception of...
October 3, 2011
The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) annual meeting has once again broken attendance records. EPCA president and Ineos group director Tom Crotty, opening the 45th EPCA annual...
September 28, 2011
Monsanto says it has acquired Beeologics (Miami), a developer of naturally-occuring products that control pests and promote health for beneficial insects such as bees....
September 21, 2011
Carbon emissions reporting practices in the global materials sector, which includes chemicals, are about in line with norms across industry, according to a new report by the Carbon...
September 8, 2011
Both ACC and Socma called for the extension of the current Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) law this week, nothing that the tenth anniversary of the September 11...
September 8, 2011
DSM has been rated as the world's most sustainable chemical company by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the third year running. The annual rating was...
September 8, 2011
European Commission vice president Antonio Tajani and Cefic president Georgio Squinzi, gave a joint press conference today to mark the opening of a four-day exhibition within the...
September 2, 2011
Adidas has joined Nike and Puma in a pledge to phase out hazardous chemicals in the manufacture of their products. All three companies – the world’s largest three...
September 1, 2011
Automaker Daimler (Stuttgart) and BASF have jointly developed the ‘Smart Forvision’ concept vehicle that combines both companies’ ideas for “holistic”...
August 17, 2011
Dow Chemical in the past few days unveiled plans to wrap the London 2012 Olympic athletics stadium in material. The wrap will be comprised of 336 panels each 25 meters tall by 2.5...
August 16, 2011
The Dow Chemical Company is convinced that the development of solutions to key global issues such as population growth and sustainability relies on a robust global dialogue between public and private sectors. Based on this premise, on August 16, the company will host a virtual discussion featuring 30 speakers from all sides of the debate.

August 4, 2011
Dow Chemical, previously disclosed as an official partner to the Olympic games, says it will showcase an array of its products at the London Olympic games in the summer of 2012...
August 1, 2011
Johnson & Johnson (J&J), the pharmaceuticals and personal care giant, has published a series of sustainability performance goals that include requirements for all of its...
July 27, 2011
Wilfrid Gambade, Business Director/Composite Resins Europe & Global for DSM outlines the the case for phasing out the use of styrene following the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to classify styrene as a potential carcinogen. Gambade challenges the notion that styrene is sustainable and says it is time to adopt alternative materials. Gambade cites The National Toxicological Program’s (NTP) 12th Report on Carcinogens, which classifies styrene as "reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen," and The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which classifies styrene as a potential human carcinogen.

July 25, 2011
Johnson & Johnson (J&J), the pharmaceuticals and personal care giant, has published a series of sustainability performance goals that include requirements for all of its...
July 20, 2011
Huntsman’s Performance Products division has announced plans to increase capacity in the near term for its Ultrapure electrolyte solvents at Conroe, TX. Huntsman says it will...
July 13, 2011
(update with comment from Moody's)   Julia Gillard, Australia’s prime minister, disclosed plans over the weekend to tax the country’s 500 largest emitters of...
July 12, 2011
A pilot proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell system, which has been taking hydrogen byproduct from AkzoNobel’s chlor-alkali plant at Rotterdam, the Netherlands and converting...
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