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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
October 24, 2012
EU greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels in 2011 were consistent with a decreasing trend observed since 2004, according to the European Commission's annual report on the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-greenhouse-gas-emission-cuts-are-on-track-to-meet-Kyoto-Protocol-target_47182.html
October 19, 2012
Biobased fuels and chemicals firm Aemetis (Cupertino, CA)  says it has expanded its licensing agreement Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) for renewable jet fuel and diesel process...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Aemetis-Chevron-Lummus-expand-renewable-jet-and-diesel-fuel-technology-agreement_47083.html
October 18, 2012
ACC has launched the Rare Earths Technology Alliance (RETA), a group to advocate for “the development of a healthy and competitive global market for rare earth elements,”...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/ACC-launches-rare-earths-group_47061.html
October 18, 2012
Germany's chemical industry, the largest in Europe and the third-largest industrial sector in the country, can look ahead to a bright future, with a potential 40% increase in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Innovation-is-key-to-German-chemical-industry-growth-study-says_47023.html
October 17, 2012
The European Commission has published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the European Union (EU)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-seeks-to-cap-food-based-biofuels_47027.html
October 16, 2012
Reverdia (Delft, Netherlands), a joint venture between DSM and Roquette (Lestrem, France); and Helm (Hamburg) say they have signed an agreement for the distribution and market...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Reverdia-and-Helm-sign-distribution-agreement-for-biobased-succinic-acid-in-Europe_47006.html
October 10, 2012
Cefic says it welcomes the release of a European Commission industrial policy communication update that acknowledges the need for a strong manufacturing sector in Europe...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cefic-welcomes-EU-industrial-policy-update_46853.html
October 9, 2012
A consortium of Dutch businesses, including Dutch Thermoplastic Components, Kok & Van Engelen, NLR National Aerospace Laboratory of the Netherlands and TenCate Advanced Composites...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dutch-companies-establish-new-European-thermoplastics-automotive-composites-consortium_46816.html
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