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October 4, 2012
The Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes (CBP) was officially inaugurated by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday at Leuna, Germany. The CBP’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Green-technology-process-center-inaugurated-at-Leuna-Germany_46699.html
September 19, 2012
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ; Bonn, Germany), a company owned by the federal government of Germany and that operates in many fields...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/German-Firm-Withdraws-Offer-to-Dispose-of-Contaminated-Soil-from-Bhopal_46348.html
September 17, 2012
Dow Chemical and the Saline Water Conversion Corp. (SWCC; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) have signed a commercial agreement for research collaboration to test the suitability of desalination...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Dow-Saudi-Saline-Water-Conversion-Sign-Research-Agreement_46303.html
August 16, 2012
Novozymes (Copenhagen) said today that it has developed a fungus that enables production of malic acid from renewable raw materials. Malic acid is used as a flavor enhancer in the food...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Novozymes-Develops-Its-First-Biochemical-Building-Block_45656.html
August 7, 2012
Hopeiary cheers at the London Olympics. Dow Chemical’s sponsorship of the London 2012 summer Olympics includes Dow’s mascot, Hopeiary, which highlights efforts to improve...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Dows-Olympic-Mascot-Highlights-Green-Efforts_45363.html
August 2, 2012
Versalis (Milan), Eni’s (Rome) chemicals subsidiary, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Genomatica (San Diego) and Novamont (Novara, Italy), a leading player in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Versalis-Genomatica-Novamont-Sign-MoU-for-Biobased-Butadiene-Production_45138.html
July 23, 2012
Axens, public-sector research entity IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN; Rueil-Malmaison, France), and pyrolysis fuel technology company Dynamotive (Vancouver) say they will jointly...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Axens-Joins-Pyrolysis-Oils-Collaboration_45113.html
July 11, 2012
Sojitz Planet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sojitz Corp., says it has acquired the sales rights to green polyethylene (PE) bioplastic made from sugarcane by Braskem. Sojitz Planet...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Sojitz-Acquires-Asian-Sales-Rights-to-Braskems-Green-Polyethylene_44785.html
July 5, 2012
AFC Energy (Dunsfold, U.K.), the industrial fuel cell power company, and Industrial Chemicals (ICL; Grays, U.K.) announced today that they plan to install the U.K.’s largest fuel...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/U-K-Plans-Large-Fuel-Cell-Facility-Using-Hydrogen-from-Chlor-Alkali-Plant_44453.html
July 4, 2012
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD; London) says it is stepping up its support for energy-efficiency programs in Central and Eastern Europe with a $150-million...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/MOL-Receives-$150-Million-Loan-from-EBRD-to-Improve-Slovnafts-Energy-Efficiency_44643.html
June 28, 2012
Oleon (Ertvelde, Belgium) today held an inauguration ceremony for a new bio propylene glycol production plant at Ertvelde. The €8.2 million ($10.2 million) plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Oleon-Inaugurates-Worlds-First-Bio-Propylene-Glycol-Plant-in-Belgium_44536.html
June 27, 2012
Buckman (Memphis, TN) has been presented with the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge award from the EPA for its “maximyze” enzymes. The enzymes, comprised of natural...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Buckman-Wins-Presidential-Green-Chemistry-Award-for-Paper-Production-Enzymes_44511.html
June 25, 2012
Gevo (Englewood, CO), has signed a collaboration agreement with representatives from the Malaysian government’s East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Gevo-to-Locate-Asian-Biobased-Isobutanol-Plant-at-Kertih-Malaysia_44319.html
June 18, 2012
Codexis, Cytec, and Elevance Renewable Chemicals (Woodbridge, IL) were among the winners of EPA's 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for their work promoting chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Cytec-Codexis-and-Elevance-Among-EPA-Green-Chemistry-Award-Winners_44282.html
June 8, 2012
This Week on CW:   At ACC’s 2012 annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, industry leaders expressed growing concern about declining energy and chemical prices and inventory...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-8_44068.html
May 29, 2012
NatureWorks’ “Ingeo” biopolymer product, which is made from plants, has become Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/NatureWorks-Ingeo-Biopolymer-Becomes-Cradle-to-Cradle-Certified_43742.html
May 18, 2012
ACC says it has concerns about the Senate Clean Energy Standard Act recently introduced “most notably” due to its lack of provisions regarding clean energy, says ACC...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ACC-Senate-Clean-Energy-Bill-Lacks-Incentives-for-Coal_43602.html
May 15, 2012
The European Commission says greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from installations participating in the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) decreased by more than 2% in 2011...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/GHG-Emissions-of-EU-ETS-Participants-Decreased-2-percent-in-2011_43472.html
May 14, 2012
LanzaTech (Auckland, NZ) has extended its agreement with New Zealand Steel on their pilot project to convert waste gases to low carbon fuels and chemicals, giving NZ Steel and its...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/LanzaTech-Extends-Agreement-with-New-Zealand-Steel_43429.html
May 9, 2012
Cefic released its first-ever sustainability report at a special event held at the EU parliament in Brussels today. The main theme of the report is how the chemicals industry will help...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Cefic-Releases-Its-First-Ever-Sustainability-Report_43310.html
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