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September 29, 2011
LG has unveiled a green business investment strategy that it hopes will generate 10 trillion won ($8.5 billion) in sales by 2015 and make the company a leader in electric vehicle...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/LG-Plans-$7-Billion-Investment-in-Green-Businesses_37849.html
September 28, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has partnered with tire giant Michelin to develop and commercialize isoprene made from renewable sources.  Under the terms...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Michelin-Taps-Amyris-for-Biobased-Isoprene_37922.html
September 23, 2011
The quality of the data featured in Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) dossiers submitted by industry in 2010 is a problem that industry must address...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-Reviews-First-Phase-of-Reach-Dossier-Quality-a-Problem_37762.html
September 22, 2011
Protéus (Nimes, France), a biotech firm and subsidiary of PCAS (Longjumeau, France) has successfully completed a development milestone in a project for Syngenta to optimize...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Syngenta-Progresses-Optimization-of-Sugar-Cane-for-Biofuel_37733.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Materials-Sector-Carbon-Disclosure-Practices-Near-Global-Norms_37731.html
September 21, 2011
Electrochaea (St. Louis, MO), a start-up company says it plans to begin industrial-scale testing of a proprietary anaerobic technology that converts waste CO2 and excess electric power...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/U-S-Firm-Pilots-Technology-to-Convert-Excess-Electricity-Waste-CO2-into-Natural-Gas_37709.html
September 15, 2011
U.S. EPA has extended the deadline for reporting of inputs to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions equations for 2010 and 2011 until March 2013, and 2012 and 2013 until March 2015, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EPA-Extends-Deadline-for-GHG-Emissions-Input-Reporting_37641.html
September 13, 2011
Gevo received two patents related to its yeast-based isobutanol production process, the company says. The two patents, "Yeast Organism Producing Isobutanol at a High Yield,"...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Gevo-Receives-Isobutanol-Patents-Counter-Sues-DuPont_37581.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/DSM-Tops-Dow-Jones-Sustainability-Index-for-Third-Year-Running_37459.html
September 7, 2011
BASF says it will partner with real estate company Shanghai Sanxiang on a construction project that is designed to meet China’s green building ‘three-star’ standard...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/BASF-and-Chinese-Firm-Team-Up-for-Green-Construction-Project_37416.html
September 5, 2011
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (New Delhi) says it is implementing a program to develop solar cities, which aims to reduce a minimum of 10% of the projected demand of...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/India-to-Develop-Solar-Cities_37374.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Running-with-it-Adidas-Joins-Nike-and-Puma-to-Phase-out-Discharge-of-Hazardous-Chemicals_37350.html
September 1, 2011
Automaker Daimler (Stuttgart) and BASF have jointly developed the ‘Smart Forvision’ concept vehicle that combines both companies’ ideas for “holistic”...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Smart-Forvision-Pioneering-Vehicle-Incorporates-More-Plastic-Parts-_37310.html
August 30, 2011
The Chinese government says that China has met two of its major pollution control targets for the period 2006-2010. The emission of sulfur dioxide in China decreased 14.29% in 2010...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/China-Achieves-Sulfur-Dioxide-Emission-Reduction-Target_37254.html
August 19, 2011
American Vanguard (Amvac; Newport Beach, CA) scored a victory this week when the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated EPA’s stop sale order on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Court-Reverses-EPA-Stop-Sale-Order-on-Amvacs-PCNB-Fungicide_37018.html
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.
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http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Dow-Pushing-forward-Discussion-on-Chemistry-and-Sustainability_36818.html
August 8, 2011
Algae oils firm Solazyme (San Francisco) says it has signed a framework agreement with Bunge to form a triglycerides production joint venture in Brazil. The agreement, subject to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Solazyme-Bunge-Sign-Preliminary-Agreements-for-JV_36790.html
August 8, 2011
Steve Elliott, CEO of industry body the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London), has welcomed the U.K. government’s paper on plans for transitioning to a green economy. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/U-K-Industry-Welcomes-Sustainability-Discussion-Plans-Still-Harbors-Concerns_36767.html
August 5, 2011
Biotech firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has signed a collaboration agreement with Kuraray to develop a renewable hydrocarbon technology. Under the agreement, Kuraray will use Biofene to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Amyris-Partners-with-Kuraray-to-Replace-Petroleum-Feedstocks_36733.html
August 4, 2011
Global sales of green technologies including insulation, power, hybrid vehicles and waste-to-energy are set to grow at an annual compound growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2% for the next four...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Green-Technology-Markets-to-Increase-9-percentyr-through-2015_36665.html
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