Eastman Chemical

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Eastman Chemical

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers that are found in products people use every day. As a world leader in the diverse markets it serves, Eastman is focused on delivering innovative and technology-based solutions while maintaining its commitment to safety and sustainability.

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Eastman Receives Eighth Consecutive ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
Eastman Receives Eighth Consecutive ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award

1 month ago - Eastman is proud to announce that it received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This marks Eastman’s eighth ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award and sixth Sustained Excellence recognition.

Eastman Offers Second Innovative Recycling Solution to Global Plastic Waste Problem
Eastman Offers Second Innovative Recycling Solution to Global Plastic Waste Problem

1 month ago - Eastman announced today a breakthrough innovation to address the world's plastic waste problem.

Trending: Collaborations Continue to Fuel Solutions to Plastic Pollution
Trending: Collaborations Continue to Fuel Solutions to Plastic Pollution

2 months ago - These days, we can’t go a week without the launch of another initiative, innovation or collaboration aimed at eradicating plastic waste around the world – which means we may actually have a fighting chance at doing it.

Eastman Offers Innovative Recycling Technology for Polyesters
Eastman Offers Innovative Recycling Technology for Polyesters

2 months ago - Eastman, one of the world’s leading specialty materials companies, announced today its intention to pursue the launch of an innovative advanced circular recycling technology that uses polyester waste which cannot be recycled by current mechanical methods, and as a result, often ends up in landfills and waterways.

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Eastman announces post-PV partnership with C.L.A.S.S. to support 'circular economy'
Eastman announces post-PV partnership with C.L.A.S.S. to support 'circular economy'

3 months ago - Maker of bio-based Naia™ to participate in global hub focused on smart fashion

Trending: Wood Pulp, Kelp Shaping New Crop of Plant-Based Textiles
Trending: Wood Pulp, Kelp Shaping New Crop of Plant-Based Textiles

7 months ago - While it might be cliche to say that plant-based fabrics are the latest trend in fashion, the recent emergence of luxury textiles made from everything from kapok tree fibers, apples, orange waste and coffee grounds, to a vegan wool alternative made from hemp and coconut fibers suggests these innovations are more than a seasonal blip.

Eastman achieves Cradle to Cradle Platinum certification in Material Health for eight polymers
Eastman achieves Cradle to Cradle Platinum certification in Material Health for eight polymers

8 months ago - Eastman has again received Cradle to Cradle Certified™ (C2C) Bronze recognition and, for the first time, has been awarded the Platinum-level Material Health Certificate through December 2019. The certification applies to eight of Eastman’s polymer lines, including Cadence, Eastar, Ecdel, Embrace, Neostar, Provista, Spectar, and Tritan. This is the first time that Eastman products have achieved the highest possible rating for Material Health and the first time that Eastman Tritan™ copolyester has been included in the certification.

Eastman Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report
Eastman Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report

9 months ago - Eastman today announces the release of its 2018 sustainability report, Changing the trajectory. Building on the company’s progress, the report provides a review of Eastman’s sustainability strategy and goals as well as highlights from the past year. The interactive report is available online at www.eastman.com/sustainability.

Trending: Global Beauty Industry Joins Forces to Drive Sustainability in Products, Packaging
Trending: Global Beauty Industry Joins Forces to Drive Sustainability in Products, Packaging

1 year ago - Collaborative efforts are advancing sustainability in the beauty industry. FIrst, supported by contributions from major brands and retailers, Forum for the Future and The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) have produced a draft assessment tool for evaluating the sustainability of beauty and personal care products, with the goal of simplifying and aligning the wide array of product assessment criteria in use today.

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10 Startups to Pitch Sustainable Chemistry, Material Solutions to BASF, J&J, P&G
10 Startups to Pitch Sustainable Chemistry, Material Solutions to BASF, J&J, P&G

1 year ago - The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), a multi-stakeholder collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of sustainable chemistry, has selected the 10 startups that have won the opportunity to pitch their sustainable chemicals, materials, products and manufacturing technologies to large, strategic companies at the GC3’s 3rd Annual Green & Bio-Based Chemistry Technology Showcase & Networking Event.

​Eastman Recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for the Seventh Time
​Eastman Recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for the Seventh Time

1 year ago - Eastman is proud to announce that it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continually advancing leadership in energy management throughout the company and associated communities. This marks Eastman’s seventh ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award and fifth Sustained Excellence recognition. Eastman’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.

Member Spotlight: Cathy Combs discusses Eastman’s collaborative spirit, her love of nature, and finding her tribe at SB
Member Spotlight: Cathy Combs discusses Eastman’s collaborative spirit, her love of nature, and finding her tribe at SB

1 year ago - Cathy Combs, director of sustainability at Eastman, shares why Eastman invests in social initiatives to drive business value. Cathy also explains how FOMO (fear of missing out) influenced her 30-year career at Eastman and how she eventually found herself driving sustainability initiatives throughout the business. Keep reading to learn more!

Eastman Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute for the Fifth Time
Eastman Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute for the Fifth Time

1 year ago - Eastman (NYSE:EMN) announced today it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the fifth consecutive year. The prestigious honor underscores Eastman’s commitment to leading with the highest ethical business standards and practices.

Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens
Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens

1 year ago - JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public.

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Eastman Issues 2017 Sustainability Report
Eastman Issues 2017 Sustainability Report

1 year ago - Eastman (NYSE:EMN) today announced the release of its 2017 sustainability report, Innovating with Purpose. Building on the company’s progress, the report provides a review of Eastman’s sustainability strategy and goals as well as highlights from the past year.

New Footprint Calculator, #MovetheDate Campaign Commemorate Earliest-Ever Earth Overshoot Day
New Footprint Calculator, #MovetheDate Campaign Commemorate Earliest-Ever Earth Overshoot Day

1 year ago - To mark Earth Overshoot Day (August 2nd — the earliest to date) — the date when humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth can regenerate over the entire year — international research organization Global Footprint Network has launched a new mobile-friendly version of its signature Footprint Calculator.

Eastman Introduces Engineering Bioplastic Breakthrough
Eastman Introduces Engineering Bioplastic Breakthrough

2 years ago - Eastman Chemical Company, the world’s leading producer of cellulosic materials, introduces Eastman TRĒVATM, a breakthrough in engineering bioplastics that help global brands concurrently meet their sustainability and performance needs in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. “Eastman leveraged nearly 100 years of cellulosic expertise in the design and testing of TRĒVATM to meet the improved sustainability profile and performance needs of brands, fabricators, molders, and other companies across the value chain,” said Burt Capel, vice president and general manager of Eastman’s Specialty Plastics business unit. Capel formally introduced the innovation to media at the Chinaplas Plastics & Rubber Trade Fair taking place in Guangzhou, China.

EPA Recognizes Eastman with 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award
EPA Recognizes Eastman with 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

2 years ago - For the sixth consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes Eastman (NYSE: EMN) with an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for continued leadership and superior energy efficiency achievements. This year marks Eastman’s fourth consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award, EPA’s highest ENERGY STAR honor. The award reaffirms Eastman’s commitment to managing natural resources, which continues to drive sustainable and impactful improvements in energy performance, resulting in energy intensity reductions, avoided costs and lowered emissions.

Eastman Supplies for Soldiers Ships Record Number of Packages
Eastman Supplies for Soldiers Ships Record Number of Packages

2 years ago - Thanks to our Eastman team members - and several community partners and neighbors, we collected a record-setting 25,000 items for the 2016 Supplies for Soldiers campaign! In December, more than 1,000 care packages made their way around the world to 73 U.S. soldiers deployed overseas. Each soldier received multiple boxes of toiletries, entertainment items such as books and playing cards, non-perishable food/drink mixes, and practical items, including batteries, note pads and much more. Each soldier also received notes and letters from area students sharing their gratitude and sweet wishes.

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Eastman Tops Inaugural Just 100 List in the Chemical Industry
Eastman Tops Inaugural Just 100 List in the Chemical Industry

2 years ago - Eastman Chemical Company has been named America’s Most JUST Company in the chemical industry, according to JUST Capital and Forbes magazine’s inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which for the first time ranks the publicly traded companies in the U.S. that perform best on the things Americans care most about. The rankings are based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on attitudes towards corporate behavior, involving 50,000 Americans over the last 18 months. This year’s list ranks U.S companies against their peers within 32 major industries. In future years, Forbes and JUST Capital will rank companies across industries.

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