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Business Case for Sustainable Chemistry Strengthens

3:57 AM MST | February 20, 2009 | Alex Scott in Amsterdam

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 Chemical Industry, a conference packed with R&D vice presidents, which took place yesterday in Amsterdam.   Executives from AkzoNobel and DSM, among others, at the meeting highlighted a series of products that they are making, which they say are profitable as well as environmentally sustainable. Many of those products are derived from renewable bio-based materials. Switching to...

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