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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/sustainability/energyefficiency/Unilever-Seeking-Innovative-Chemical-Partners-for-a-Greener-Wash-not-Greenwash_30130.html
July 26, 2010
The Energy-Intensive Users Group (EIUG; London) and Trade Union Congress (TUC; London) have published a report predicting that by 2020 total energy bills for energy intensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Energy-intensive-Industries-Rally-Against-U-K-Climate-Policies_28337.html
July 22, 2010
The MIT spin-off says its process could save the industry tens of billions of dollars per year in raw material and operations costs....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Start-Up-Claims-Direct-Efficient-Conversion-of-Methane-to-Ethylene_27769.html
June 30, 2010
A study by Helmut Kaiser (Zürich, Switzlerland), a consulting firm, predicts that there will be a phenomenal hike in demand for ionic liquids during the next 10 years, with sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Sales-of-Ionic-Liquids-to-Hit-$3-4-Billion-by-2020-up-from-$300-Million_27752.html
May 21, 2010
The second annual Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) featuring discussions between industry executives and chemicals sector stakeholders from around the world concluded today in Helsinki...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Blog-Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-Could-California-Hold-the-Key-to-EU-Chemical-Industry-Survival_26959.html
April 28, 2010
Solvay says it has begun operating a refuse derived fuel (RDF) cogeneration plant at its manufacturing site at Bernburg, Germany. The RDF plant, which generates steam and electricity...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Solvay-Cuts-Carbon-Emissions-with-Energy-from-Waste-Facility_26352.html
November 16, 2009
DuPont says it has been awarded a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a solid-state lighting source using organic light-emitting diode (OLED) solution-processing manufacturing techniques....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/DuPont-Gets-DOE-Funding-for-OLED-Development_22834.html
November 11, 2009
The current rate of investment to in clean energy must be increased by $10.5 trillion between now and 2030 if the world is to keep CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere below 450 ppm...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Switching-to-Low-Carbon-Economy-Will-Cost-an-Additional-$10-5-Trillion_22695.html
August 27, 2009
BASF says it is collaborating with Delta Electronics (Fremont, CA) to develop a refrigeration system which has the potential to cut energy consumption by up to 50% compared with...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/BASF-Codevelops-Low-Energy-Refrigeration-Technology_21051.html
August 26, 2009
A significant gap has opened up between greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions cuts promised by the corporate sector and what is required to avoid catastrophic climate change, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Largest-Corporates-Failing-to-React-to-Prevent-Dangerous-Climate-Change_21034.html
July 29, 2009
The German government has set aside €100 million ($141 million) over five years to fund research into the use of carbon dioxide as a raw material. The research program offers...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Germany-to-Inject-$141-Million-into-CO2-Research_20473.html
July 20, 2009
Wal-Mart says it will develop a worldwide sustainable product index as a “single source of data” for evaluating the sustainability of products. Customers increasingly want...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Wal-Mart-Unveils-Sustainable-Product-Index_20239.html
June 29, 2009
Evonik says it has developed alkoxide catalysts that are suitable for converting oils from the jatropha nut into biodiesel. Evonik aims to sell its catalysts for second-generation...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Evonik-Develops-Catalyst-for-Second-Generation-Biodiesel_19762.html
June 10, 2009
The European Union (EU) and the European chemicals industry have jointly introduced the Flexible Fast Future (F3) Factory, a visionary design concept for highly efficient chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/F3-Factory-Sets-Out-to-Provide-Competitive-Advantage-in-the-EU_19430.html
February 20, 2009
The business case for developing and selling sustainable products is becoming much more tangible, according to some speakers at Innovation and New Product Development in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Business-Case-for-Sustainable-Chemistry-Strengthens_17133.html
February 17, 2009
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint initiative between the European Union and Cefic, has secured more than €625 million ($790 million) of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/SusChem-Secures-Additional-$790-Million-in-Funding_17076.html
February 17, 2009
Genencor (Rochester, NY), the enzymes division of Danisco has introduced Primagreen Ecofade LT100, a new enzyme process for denim bleaching and shading for the textiles industry. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Genencor-Rolls-Out-Sustainable-Denim-Bleaching-Technology_17071.html
February 13, 2009
Increasing the efficiency of wind energy and lowering the associated costs ensure that it can deliver a sustainable contribution to the future energy mix of a low carbon society, BASF says....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/BASF-Chemistry-Improves-Wind-Energy-Outlook_17046.html
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