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Posted on June 4th, 2018 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical R&D
Green chemistry has become a multi-billion dollar industry. To keep up with safety needs, consumer demand, regulations and a greater global movement towards sustainability, the chemical industry has been increasing its innovative efforts in this area. Continue reading “5 Steps to Greater Sustainability in the Chemical Industry” »
Posted on May 16th, 2017 by Nigel Davis in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
Higher prices for key intermediates in Asia and the knock-on effect in other parts of the world in the first quarter has, not surprisingly, helped lift returns for the petrochemical majors. Continue reading “Covestro Q1 earnings driven by volumes and prices” »
Posted on November 24th, 2016 by Nigel Davis in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
The Paris climate change accord is held out as the beacon of hope for those who believe sincerely in anthropomorphic climate change. Many of the accord’s adherents would also argue strongly for further, concerted global action to stem greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading “Solar impulse backers can help hasten global clean technologies drive” »