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DuPont Wins 2017 European Bio-Based Materials Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan
DuPont Wins 2017 European Bio-Based Materials Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan

1 year ago - DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) is the 

New WWF Global Platform Seeks to Create Mainstream Market for Secondary Materials
New WWF Global Platform Seeks to Create Mainstream Market for Secondary Materials

1 year ago - Reliance on virgin raw materials to produce products has a significant, often detrimental, impact on both ecosystems and communities. A widespread shift towards a more circular model is essential to secure a more sustainable future, yet there exist systematic barriers to the acquisition and sourcing of high-quality, secondary materials.

SABIC and Dupont advance safety progress together
SABIC and Dupont advance safety progress together

1 year ago - SABIC has joined DuPont Sustainable Solutions to accelerate progress to improve environmental and health and safety performance. Ahmed Al-Shaikh, Executive Vice President, Corporate Manufacturing, SABIC, said: “SABIC’s [environmental and health safety] achievements in recent years have been impressive. And yet, there is a strong desire within the leadership team to reach the next level in Health and Safety culture maturity, as outlined in the SABIC 2025 strategy.”

Fortune 500 Companies Urge Trump Administration to Keep Paris Commitments
Fortune 500 Companies Urge Trump Administration to Keep Paris Commitments

1 year ago - Thirteen Fortune 500 companies have come together to urge the White House to make good on its Paris Agreement climate change commitments. The Agreement has been ratified in 143 countries — including the United States — but the Trump administration could pull out before the G7 Summit in Italy in May. “Business leaders recognize the costly impacts of climate change and the opportunities for jobs and growth in a clean technology future,” said Bob Perciasepe, President of C2ES.

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DuPont People Spotlight: Dawn Rittenhouse Recognized with Sustainability Leading Women Award
DuPont People Spotlight: Dawn Rittenhouse Recognized with Sustainability Leading Women Award

1 year ago - On March 8th, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced the first 10 recipients of the inaugural Leading Women Awards, developed to recognize outstanding female leaders within the WBCSD membership. The awards, which were announced on International Women’s Day, showcase the business leadership of women in WBCSD member companies who are working to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

DuPont™ Sorona® Recognized by World Textile Awards
DuPont™ Sorona® Recognized by World Textile Awards

1 year ago - DuPont Industrial Biosciences announces that its renewably sourced fiber, DuPont™ Sorona®, has been recognized as a runner-up for Fiber Producer of the Year by the World Textile Awards.  

Unilever, Google, Nestlé Join Forces to Transform Global Food Systems
Unilever, Google, Nestlé Join Forces to Transform Global Food Systems

2 years ago - Twenty-five leading global companies, including Google, Nestlé, Unilever, PepsiCo, DuPont and Kellogg’s announced during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland that they were joining together to launch FReSH, the Food Reform for Sustainability and Health program, under the leadership of the World Business Council for Sustainable

630 Companies, Investors Tell Trump: Continue Accelerating a Low-Carbon Economy
630 Companies, Investors Tell Trump: Continue Accelerating a Low-Carbon Economy

2 years ago - More than 530 companies and 100 investors – from iconic Fortune 500 firms to small family-owned businesses – are calling on the Trump administration and the new Congress to continue to support policies to accelerate a low-carbon future that will help curb climate change.

Organic Standards Board Cracking Down on Next-Generation GMOs
Organic Standards Board Cracking Down on Next-Generation GMOs

2 years ago - The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) has voted unanimously to update U.S. organic standards to exclude ingredients derived from next-generation genetic engineering and gene editing.

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Together for Sustainability Initiative launched in India for Chemical Industry
Together for Sustainability Initiative launched in India for Chemical Industry

2 years ago - Together for Sustainability (TfS), a joint initiative of leading global chemical companies, has been formally launched in India to encourage the Indian suppliers to adopt sustainability practices in their management and manufacturing systems. SB Corporate Members BASF, DuPont, and Eastman are members of the initiative.

Sorona® Celebrates 5th Year of OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Certification
Sorona® Celebrates 5th Year of OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Certification

2 years ago - The OEKO-TEX® Association congratulates DuPont on the fifth year of OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification for DuPont™ Sorona®, the renewably sourced fiber used in apparel, home textiles, and residential, commercial, and automotive carpets.

DuPont Sorona Fibre Celebrates Five Years of Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Certification
DuPont Sorona Fibre Celebrates Five Years of Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Certification

2 years ago - The Oeko-Tex Association has congratulated DuPont on the fifth year of Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification for the company’s Sorona, the renewably sourced fibre used in apparel, home textiles, and residential, commercial, and automotive carpets.

DuPont Industrial Biosciences Collaborates with Anta on Chinese Delegation’s Olympic Champion Uniforms
DuPont Industrial Biosciences Collaborates with Anta on Chinese Delegation’s Olympic Champion Uniforms

2 years ago - DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced a collaboration with Chinese sports brand Anta in the design of champion uniforms for Chinese Olympic team members using DuPont™ Sorona® – a sustainable, patented fiber made with renewable, plant-based ingredients. Sorona® – which leverages innovation and sustainability to produce fibers that are uniquely soft, extremely durable and have excellent stretch and recovery – will be a key ingredient in the Chinese team’s “Dragon Uniform” at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Trending: Bayer, DuPont Back $15M Ag-Tech Fund; Ag-Tech Used by Walmart Raises $7M Series A
Trending: Bayer, DuPont Back $15M Ag-Tech Fund; Ag-Tech Used by Walmart Raises $7M Series A

2 years ago - Information and communications technology (ICT) is expected to play an influential role in the future of agriculture. News this month provides some insight into just how significant it could be: Bayer and DuPont have joined what Reuters is calling an “ag-tech investment boom,” while the startup creating artificial intelligence-based solutions for farms that supply Walmart and other major retailers has completed a $7 million Series A funding round.

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DuPont Plant in Grindsted Switches to Green Energy
DuPont Plant in Grindsted Switches to Green Energy

2 years ago - From next year, the DuPont Nutrition & Health plant in Grindsted, Denmark, will become virtually carbon dioxide neutral when the plant’s large coal boiler is retrofitted to burn wood chips. p>“To fire with wood chips instead of coal is a huge win for the environment,” says Plant Manager Martin K. Madsen, DuPont in Grindsted. “Not only will we remove 45,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide currently produced using non-renewable energy, but we will also increase the amount of ‘waste’ energy that we sell to the local district heating network.”

Audi, DuPont, Novozymes Among 20 Orgs Joining Below50 Coalition to Scale Up Sustainable Fuels
Audi, DuPont, Novozymes Among 20 Orgs Joining Below50 Coalition to Scale Up Sustainable Fuels

2 years ago - From investors to growers, producers, blenders and consumers, the below50 initiative, launched today, expects to attract every industry sector involved in the pipeline of sustainable fuels. Any company who produces, uses and/or invests in fuels that are at least 50 percent less carbon intensive than conventional fossil fuels can join below50.

Forget Incremental Improvements: 40 Companies, Cities Working to Activate New Plastics Economy
Forget Incremental Improvements: 40 Companies, Cities Working to Activate New Plastics Economy

2 years ago - The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy initiative kicks off today with an inaugural workshop that brings together more than 40 leading companies including Amcor, Coca-Cola, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, Indorama Ventures, Marks & Spencer, MARS, Natureworks, Novamont, Sealed Air, SUEZ, Unilever

The Envelope Please: DuPont Announces Winners of Annual Sustainable Growth Excellence Awards
The Envelope Please: DuPont Announces Winners of Annual Sustainable Growth Excellence Awards

2 years ago - At DuPont, our people are not only the engine driving our performance but also the inspiration behind our commitment to sustainability. For more than two centuries, they have identified opportunities, made connections, taken risks, and developed new innovations to exceed our customers’ expectations.

DuPont Honors 22 Packaging Solutions for Improved Sustainability, Cost-Efficiency
DuPont Honors 22 Packaging Solutions for Improved Sustainability, Cost-Efficiency

2 years ago - Now in its 28th year, the DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation are the industry's longest-running, global, independently-judged recognition of innovation and collaboration throughout the packaging value chain. Nearly 200 entries from over 25 countries were evaluated by a panel of experts to determine the winners of the Diamond Award, Gold Awards, Silver Awards – and for the first time – Diamond Finalist awards and a Leadership in Innovation award.

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Europeans Want Cheap, Pesticide-Free Food; Industry Campaign Says It Can’t Be Done
Europeans Want Cheap, Pesticide-Free Food; Industry Campaign Says It Can’t Be Done

2 years ago - Do Europeans have unreasonable expectations for the agriculture industry? New poll results suggest that 91 percent of consumers think food should remain affordable, but just 54 percent think that farmers should be able to use pesticides to keep prices down.

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