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January 11, 2013
EQM Technologies & Energy, Inc. says it has completed the sale of its biodiesel production facility based in Cleburne, TX and related assets to Delek Renewables, a wholly owned...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EQM-sells-biodiesel-plant_48938.html
January 11, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Novozymes and MBI, a Lansing, MI-based bioprocessing technology non-profit, up to $2.5 million to develop new enzyme-based technologies to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Novozymes-MBI-granted-DOE-grant_48937.html
January 11, 2013
Renmatix (King of Prussia, PA), a cellulosic sugar start-up backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Menlo Park, CA) and BASF, says it has commissioned a plant-to-sugar...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Renmatix-commissions-King-of-Prussia-cellulosic-sugar-facility_48935.html
January 10, 2013
Canada Lithium Corp. (Toronto) says it has signed a three-year distribution agreement with Marubeni Corporation, one of Japan's largest commodities trading companies. Under the terms...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Canada-Lithium-signs-off-take-agreement-with-Marubeni_48869.html
January 4, 2013
Klean Industries, a Vancouver, BC-based gasification and pyrolysis technology firm, says it has signed a three-year agreement with Dow Chemical to develop ways to recover energy...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dow-partners-with-Canadian-firm-for-plastics-recovery-technology_48735.html
December 18, 2012
ACC says its December Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) was flat from the prior month after four months of consecutive gains. The CAB grew 2.8% from its year-ago level and is now at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/ACCs-chemical-activity-barometer-flat-from-November_48471.html
December 17, 2012
Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA), a renewables start-up backed by BP and DSM, says it has sold enzyme technology that enables metabolism of five-carbon sugars to DuPont Industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Verdezyne-sells-enzyme-technology-to-DuPont_48421.html
December 13, 2012
Reverdia (Delft, Netherlands), a joint venture between DSM and Roquette (Lestrem, France), says it has begun production of biobased succinic acid at its newly built commercial-scale...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Reverdia-opens-worlds-first-large-scale-plant-for-biobased-succinic-acid-in-Italy_48324.html
December 12, 2012
Evonik Industries says it plans to expand its portfolio with the launch of a new generation of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plasticizers. The company says that, apart from expanding its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Evonik-to-start-making-phthalate-free-plasticizer-next-year_48290.html
December 7, 2012
Esprit (Hong Kong) has joined a growing list of fashion retailers to commit to Greenpeace's Detox campaign and pledge to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Fashion-brand-Esprit-joins-Greenpeaces-Detox-campaign_48211.html
December 6, 2012
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) says it has received a grant under the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) to work with the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Metabolix-awarded-grant-for-energy-crop-development_48190.html
December 5, 2012
DuPont says a recent survey finds consumers in urban areas of China increasingly prefer consumer articles made from biobased materials if those are comparable to other products in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/DuPont-survey-shows-increasing-preference-for-green-products-among-urban-Chinese_48158.html
December 5, 2012
Mango (Barcelona), a women's fashion brand, has committed to entirely eliminate industrial releases of all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Fashion-retailer-Mango-to-eliminate-hazardous-chemicals-from-supply-chain-and-products-by-2020_48154.html
November 30, 2012
Slated for completion in mid-2014, the facility is expected to produce 30 million gal/yr of bioethanol from corn stover, a capital investment of about $7/gal....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/DuPont-breaks-ground-on-$200-million-cellulosic-ethanol-plant_48072.html
November 30, 2012
DuPont has released its 2012 sustainability report, showing increased CO2 emissions, up about 6% in 2011, to 17 million m.t., compared with 2010. Revenue increased 14%, to $38, 719...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/DuPont-sustainability-report-shows-revenues-growing-faster-than-CO2-emissions_48073.html
November 26, 2012
Sabic today published its first annual sustainability report, Sustainability+Performance. It covers performance in 2011. “Sabic’s future growth and development depends...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Sabic-publishes-first-sustainability-report_47912.html
November 20, 2012
“We’ve got four months of growth suggesting slow and tentative economic growth into 2013,” says ACC chief economist Kevin Swift....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-Chemicals-activity-down-from-October-but-up-from-2011_47855.html
October 31, 2012
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) says that Bunge Global Innovation, a wholly owned subsidiary of global agribusiness and food company Bunge Limited, has joined its Series E...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Bunge-invests-in-biobased-n-butanol-producer_47375.html
October 29, 2012
A recent National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report says the development of algae-based biofuels poses sustainability concerns. Issues include the large amount of water used...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/National-Academy-of-Sciences-finds-algae-based-biofuels-pose-sustainability-concerns_47318.html
October 26, 2012
Syngenta and Novozymes says they have signed an exclusive global marketing and distribution agreement to commercialize Taegro, a fermented biological fungicide based on a naturally...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Syngenta-and-Novozymes-partner-in-biofungicides_47294.html
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