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November 4, 2010
The European Commission has today proposed to ban phosphates and limit phosphorus-containing compounds in all domestic laundry detergents across the European Union (EU). If approved by...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-Proposes-Banning-Phosphates-in-Laundry-Detergents_30713.html
November 4, 2010
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) says it has demoted AkzoNobel from the coveted position of first place to second on its index for the most sustainable chemical companies. As...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/AkzoNobel-Demoted-from-Sustainability-Top-Spot_30725.html
November 3, 2010
A selection of the most important chemical innovation news stories of the week.   From Chemicalweek…   In what could be a significant scientific breakthrough for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-November-3_30690.html
November 3, 2010
United Business Media (UBM), the organizer of Informex USA, which is scheduled to take place in Charlotte, NC in February 2011, says for the second year running the event will feature...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Informex-Seeks-Green-Innovation_30688.html
November 2, 2010
A snapshot of the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology (EFIB) which took place in the second half of October. The following video has been produced by...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/European-Forum-for-Industrial-Biotech-Steps-to-Commercialization-video-interviews_30666.html
November 1, 2010
A consortium of industry groups has sent a letter to key senators, including top Republicans and conservative Democrats, urging that they take action to halt EPA greenhouse gas (GHG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Industry-Groups-Urge-Senators-to-Stop-EPA-GHG-Rules_30658.html
October 28, 2010
Editor's note: I'll be out of the office tomorrow, so here's an early round-up. This Week on CW: The big guns reported this week. Dow's earnings nearly doubled, while BASF raised its...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-October-28_30578.html
October 28, 2010
A new study by Dr. De-Kun Li and associates at the Kaiser Permanente Foundation (Oakland, CA), a health research group, has found that bisephenol-A (BPA) exposure adversely impacts...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Study-Finds-BPA-Affects-Human-Sperm-Quality_30547.html
October 27, 2010
Elevance and Stepan have signed a joint development agreement to look into and, eventually, commercialize surfactants, antimicrobials, and polyurethane polyols from Elevan's biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-Up-October-27_30508.html
October 22, 2010
Industry leaders including Ian Hudson, president/DuPont in EMEA and Stephan Tanda, board member for DSM, are meeting this week at the European Forum for Industrial Biotech (EFIB) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-October-21_30356.html
October 21, 2010
Stephan Tanda, board member for DSM, has called on European regulators to be “more ambitious” in their ability to make Europe a leader in industrial biotechnology for...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Industrial-Biotech-Industry-Demands-More-Ambition-from-Regulators-with-video-interview-of-DSMs-Stephan-Tanda_30354.html
October 20, 2010
The chemical industry in the U.S. is in a transformative period in which companies are shifting focus from expanding production and capacity to scientific and technical breakthroughs...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Report-Technology-Will-Be-Key-for-U-S-Chemical-Industry_30346.html
October 20, 2010
Greencol Taiwan Corp. (GTC; Kaohsiung, Taiwan), an equally owned joint venture between China Man-Made Fiber Corp. (Taipei) and the trading group Toyota Tsusho Corp. (Nagoya City...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Taiwan-Builds-Ethanol-to-Ethylene-Complex-as-Part-of-Bio-PET-Supply-Chain_30332.html
October 18, 2010
Although it is widely accepted that one day cheap oil will run out, even in a world of seemingly generous government funding some biomaterial technology providers are struggling to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Blog-A-Bumpy-Slow-Transformation-to-Biomaterials_30292.html
October 15, 2010
This Week on CW: U.K. officials have asked the European Commission to postpone the Reach registration deadline for one year. The deadline is currently November 30, though a CW survey...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-October-15_30284.html
October 14, 2010
Unilever is pushing ahead with plans to significantly reduce the environmental impact of its detergents business across the world and tells CW that as part of its Cleaner Planet Plan...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Unilever-Seeking-Innovative-Chemical-Partners-for-a-Greener-Wash-not-Greenwash_30130.html
October 14, 2010
Toray Industries and Canon (Tokyo) says they have jointly developed the industry’s largest exterior part made using bio-based plastic. The part will be used in Canon...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Toray-and-Canon-Develop-Bio-Based-Plastic-Exterior-Part_30183.html
October 13, 2010
EPA has outlined five goals, including ensuring chemical safety and taking action on climate change, for the years 2011 through 2015. The other three goals are protecting water...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EPA-Outlines-Five-Year-Goals_30182.html
October 13, 2010
The European Union (EU) says it is “ahead of schedule” with its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2012.   The European Commission, in its annual...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-Deepens-CO2-Emissions-Cuts_30159.html
October 8, 2010
This Week on CW: Petrochemical and pharmaceutical industry luminaries gathered this week in Brussels and Paris, respectively, for EPCA and CPhI. At EPCA, CW reported on the industry's...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-October-8_30105.html
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