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Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control: The Benefits of a Holistic Approach

Posted on August 29th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

The existence of interrelationships between the domains of sustainability (processes, economics, politics and culture) is implied in our working definition of sustainability and alluded to in previous posts.┬á The existence of these interrelationships implies that superior sustainability can be achieved by considering all four domains holistically.┬á Continue reading “Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control: The Benefits of a Holistic Approach” »

Can the Chemical Industry Transform the Way We Consume?

Posted on June 16th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

For years now, there has been a large, sustained effort to try to reduce the amount of waste that is going into landfills and ending up in oceans around the world. But though there have been incremental improvements in the way we think about reuse and recycling, the fact is that our global consumption problem remains massive. Continue reading “Can the Chemical Industry Transform the Way We Consume?” »

Formula 1 Racing: Innovation with Environmental Impact

Posted on May 4th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

It’s race season, but there is even more than pure fan exhilaration on offer from Formula 1. ┬áTechnological innovation in the sport holds the promise to improve light weighting and emissions in our own consumer cars, too. Continue reading “Formula 1 Racing: Innovation with Environmental Impact” »

Elsevier’s Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference in Berlin

Posted on March 30th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Elsevier recently announced the top 5 final proposals for the Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge, launched in collaboration with the University of L├╝neburg (Germany) Continue reading “Elsevier’s Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference in Berlin” »