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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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Dow-Chemical-Outlines-its-Vision-for-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry-video-interview_38154.html
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.
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http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/DSM-Calling-for-the-Phaseout-of-Styrene_36331.html
June 6, 2011
BASF says it has joined a group of international research organizations in a four-year partnership to develop a multi-technology strategy for controlling the invasive striga weed in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/BASF-Partners-Institutes-to-Control-Striga-Weed-in-Africa_35289.html
May 18, 2011
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic and the European Commission, this week has set out a new plan to bring innovative...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/SusChem-Seeks-Public-Partnerships-to-Promote-Sustainable-Chemistry_34911.html
May 24, 2011
The European chemical industry’s Care+ program, which enables small and medium size chemical companies to reduce their energy costs, is notching up a series of successes across...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/EUs-Care+-Energy-Program-Notches-up-Early-Successes-update_34868.html
April 21, 2011
As the Responsible Care program approaches its 25th anniversary, it needs to update itself to meet new and growing challenges, said speakers and attendees at ACC's Responsible Care...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Responsible-Care-New-Ways-Forward-updated-with-video_34286.html
April 11, 2011
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) says the chemical industry in Ukraine is making progress with the implementation of the Responsible Care program. ICCA has...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Ukraine-Egypt-Advance-Responsible-Care-Programs_33979.html
March 30, 2011
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) and the Chemical & Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) say they have begun stepping up their joint efforts to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/ICCA-Steps-up-Safety-Activities-in-Southern-Africa_33827.html
March 20, 2011
For years public perception of the chemical industry has been focused more on perceived risks to human health and the environment than on industry’s contribution toward improving...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/The-Start-of-an-Era_33408.html
March 14, 2011
The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA; Brussels), as part of the activities for the 2011 International Year of Chemistry, has launched a video to show how chemistry is used many...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/IYC-EPCA-Launches-Official-Video-to-Attract-Young-People-to-Chemistry-video_33257.html
December 20, 2010
China’s chemical industry association the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) has joined the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) as an...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Dows-Andrew-Liveris-Welcomes-China-as-ICCA-Member_31698.html
December 15, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) announced in May of this year that it had, for the first time in scientific history, created a new, living microorganism in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Synthetic-Biology-Injecting-New-Life-into-the-Chemical-Industry_31497.html
December 8, 2010
ACC and the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) have renewed their memorandum of understanding (MOU), signed last year, to establish the Responsible Care program in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/ACC-and-GPCA-Expand-Responsible-Care-Partnership_31415.html
December 2, 2010
Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO for Dow Chemical, says world leaders must take action now to enable the world to adopt a low-carbon economy. Liveris was among several executives...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Dow-CEO-Andrew-Liveris-Makes-Case-for-Low-carbon-Economy_31337.html
November 24, 2010
Metabolomics isn’t a field of science that many in the chemicals industry are familiar with, but it’s about to become a significant one for the sector. The metabolome is...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Sustainable-Chemicals-Why-Metabolomics-Should-be-on-Industrys-Radar_31156.html
November 22, 2010
Cefic has disclosed that it will fund six new research projects to further scientific understanding about the environmental and human health impact of chemicals. The projects are part...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Cefic-Unveils-New-Round-of-Long-range-Research-Projects_31119.html
November 19, 2010
ACC president and CEO Cal Dooley said last week that industry will not back away from efforts to overhaul the Toxic Substances Reform Act (TSCA) despite changes in control of Congress...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/TSCA-Boiler-Regulations-Top-ACCs-2011-Policy-Agenda_31095.html
November 11, 2010
Paul-Joel Derian, group v.p./R&D at Rhodia recently has become chairman of the Board for The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint industry and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/responsible_care/Rhodias-Derian-Outlines-Latest-Plans-for-Suschem-with-video_30817.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/responsible_care/Study-Finds-BPA-Affects-Human-Sperm-Quality_30547.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/responsible_care/Unilever-Seeking-Innovative-Chemical-Partners-for-a-Greener-Wash-not-Greenwash_30130.html
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