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Dow Climate Change Transparency Recognized by CDP
Dow Climate Change Transparency Recognized by CDP

Press Release / The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has been recognized as a leader in climate change reporting and disclosure by CDP, the international not-for-profit that works to transform the way the world does business to prevent climate change and protect our natural resources. Dow earned the highest possible disclosure score of 100 percent. Dow has been selected to the S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) in 2015, which recognizes only the top 10 percent of companies reporting for disclosure of high-quality carbon emissions and energy data. “At Dow, we are committed to leading the transition to a sustainable energy future, and the 2015 CDP score is one more step along our journey,” said Seth Roberts, global energy director for Dow. - 4 years ago

Insurance And The 4D Dashboard As a Key To Save Humanity
Insurance And The 4D Dashboard As a Key To Save Humanity

Press Release / The industrial economy is geared towards maximization of wealth. This target has led to substantial, even amazing, economic growth during the last two centuries. Yet, at the same time this growth has introduced new risks and has caused severe threats and actual damage to the environment and to the social framework. Such risks endanger the survival of the human species on Planet Earth. - 4 years ago

Dow Energy Efficiency Advocate Jane Palmieri Honored with Prestigious Sustainability Award
Dow Energy Efficiency Advocate Jane Palmieri Honored with Prestigious Sustainability Award

Press Release / Jane Palmieri, business president, Dow Building & Construction, a business group of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has been selected as a 2015 recipient of Green Building & Design’s (gb&d’s) Women in Sustainability Leadership Award. Green Building & Design, a magazine that promotes leading green professionals with a mission statement of creating a more sustainable world, created the awards to celebrate the achievements of women who are making lasting change in the environmental arena. In giving the awards, the magazine strives to identify, support and give opportunities to future women in leadership. - 4 years ago

Novozymes And Lenzing Cooperating To Create New Textiles
Novozymes And Lenzing Cooperating To Create New Textiles

Press Release / Novozymes and Lenzing AG announced a collaboration that has resulted in a unique method to maintain the superior look and feel of TENCEL® cotton blends. Known as Tencel CombiPolish®, the treatment ensures that the resulting textile is smooth and gentle – and that it continues to look great after wear and washing. *The Best Of Both Worlds* Tencel is the name of the lyocell fibers from Lenzing, the innovator of this new man-made cellulose fiber category. Lyocell is extracted from wood and resembles the quality of long staple cotton. Textiles made from Tencel are in general highly absorbent, soft, smooth and therefore friendly to the skin. When blending up to 50% Tencel with cotton, the result is a fabric with enhanced strength, sheen, and breathing properties. - 4 years ago

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Ford Designer Carol Kordich Accepts SPE Automotive Innovation Award for Environmental Advances
Ford Designer Carol Kordich Accepts SPE Automotive Innovation Award for Environmental Advances

Press Release / DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 12, 2015 – Carol Kordich, Ford lead designer, global sustainability materials strategy development, accepted the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Automotive Innovation Award in the Environmental category on behalf of Ford Motor Company on Wednesday. The SPE® award recognized Kordich’s work to replace traditional seating fabric with one that is made of 100 percent recycled material. Under Kordich’s direction, Ford began working with Unifi in 2012 to bring environmentally responsible, high-performance REPREVE fabric to Ford vehicles. Ford uses REPREVE in five of its vehicles – the new F-150, Explorer, Edge, Focus Electric and Fusion – making it a globally used material. - 4 years ago

Nestlé partners with Sheffield Hallam University to drive energy efficiency and cost savings across the food and drink industry
Nestlé partners with Sheffield Hallam University to drive energy efficiency and cost savings across the food and drink industry

Press Release / Nestlé UK and Ireland in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University’s National Centre for Excellence for Food Engineering are leading a series of Innovate UK projects to help improve resource efficiency and deliver impressive cost savings across the food supply chain that will benefit the whole industry Businesses and researchers from across the industry will work together on innovative projects in strategically important areas of science, engineering and technology. Working with Sheffield Hallam’s Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering and Spirax Sarco, Nestlé UK will play a lead role in developing a pioneering project to improve waste heat recovery processes. - 4 years ago

BASF at Sustainable Brands '15 London
BASF at Sustainable Brands '15 London

Press Release / BASF, a Platinum Sponsor of Sustainable Brands, will be presenting the latest developments in its Sustainable Solution SteeringTM project at the Sustainable Brands London event in Windsor (Nov 16-18). BASF has systematically reviewed and evaluated the sustainability aspects of 60,000 product applications in the company’s portfolio. The analysis involved 2,000 experts, and resulted in more than a thousand specific action plans for improving the overall value-chain sustainability performance. - 4 years ago

Kimberly-Clark Awarded Singapore Sustainable Business Award for Water Management
Kimberly-Clark Awarded Singapore Sustainable Business Award for Water Management

Press Release / Earlier this week, Kimberly-Clark was awarded the Singapore Sustainable Business Award for Water Management, presented during the Responsible Business Forum Singapore. The company has made significant investments towards supporting the water needs of the communities in which they operate. In order to minimize its water use, ambitious water reduction targets have been set. Recently, the company exceeded its Sustainability 2015 goal of a 25 percent reduction in water use while maintaining the quality of discharge in manufacturing - between 2010 and 2014, Kimberly-Clark’s manufacturing facilities in Asia Pacific reduced their water consumption by 41%. - 4 years ago

UPS Deploys 18 New Zero Emission Electric Trucks in Texas
UPS Deploys 18 New Zero Emission Electric Trucks in Texas

Press Release / UPS today announced the deployment of 18 electric, zero emission delivery vehicles to the Houston-Galveston area in Texas. The truck purchases are the result of a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), local governments and non-profits. These vehicles, designed and built specifically by the Workhorse Group for the “stop and go” needs of a UPS delivery truck, will avoid the consumption of an estimated 1.1 million gallons of diesel fuel over 20 years. - 4 years ago

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Mars Food Partners with the Sustainable Rice Platform
Mars Food Partners with the Sustainable Rice Platform

Press Release / In much of the world, we take rice for granted. We’ve got canisters of it in our cupboards, and it’s readily available in our stores. Indeed, we can take it or leave it as part of our daily meals.But for billions of people around the globe, rice is the only thing standing between a full stomach and going to bed hungry. For millions of farmers, it’s the only difference between a decent wage and destitution – and the only thing keeping their children alive. But with the world’s population expanding towards ten billion in the next 40 years, we face a very real threat: there may not be enough rice to go around. - 4 years ago

Mars Catapults to #6 on List of Biggest Green Power Users
Mars Catapults to #6 on List of Biggest Green Power Users

Press Release / The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today revealed the 100 biggest green power users in the U.S., and Mars, Incorporated entered the list at number six. The EPA’s National Top 100 ranks companies based on their use of green power – zero-emissions electricity generated from renewable sources like wind and solar.  Mars is now an EPA Green Power Partner and a member of the agency’s Green Power Leadership Club – recognizing the company’s commitment to using cleaner energy. Green Power Partners are part of a voluntary movement that includes more than 1,300 partner organizations using billions of kilowatt-hours of green power annually. - 4 years ago

BASF Presents New Types of the Readily Biodegradable Chelating Agent Trilon®
BASF Presents New Types of the Readily Biodegradable Chelating Agent Trilon®

Press Release / At the SEPAWA Congress 2015, BASF will present new types of the readily biodegradable chelating agent Trilon® M, which has established itself in the market as the high-performance phosphate alternative for automatic dishwashing detergents. EU regulations stipulate that phosphate will be virtually prohibited for this application in Europe from 2017. In the US, 16 states have already banned phosphate in this application since 2010.Trilon® M binds the hard water ions particularly effectively and prevents limescale buildup on the dishes during the dishwashing cycle. It is readily biodegradable and fulfills the criteria for the EU Ecolabel. - 4 years ago

New Avery Dennison technology allows clear label/glass separation
New Avery Dennison technology allows clear label/glass separation

Press Release / The removal of self-adhesive labels from one-way glass bottles can be a challenge during the glass recycling process, impacting both the quality and availability of recycled material. Avery Dennison Glass Recycling materials use a self-adhesive technology that helps to solve these challenges, whilst at the same time maintaining shelf appeal.  - 4 years ago

Procter & Gamble to make iconic brands including Tide and Dawn with wind power
Procter & Gamble to make iconic brands including Tide and Dawn with wind power

Press Release /  Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced today plans to meet its electricity demands by using 100 percent wind power to make iconic Fabric & Home Care brands, such as Tide and Dawn. This is possible thanks to a new partnership with EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) which will see a new Texas based wind farm generate 370,000 MWh of electricity each year. The wind farm will be fully operational in December 2016.  - 4 years ago

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Dow and Unilever Help Deliver a Healthier World, One Touch at a Time, for Global Handwashing Day
Dow and Unilever Help Deliver a Healthier World, One Touch at a Time, for Global Handwashing Day

Press Release / Handwashing can be a first line of defense against the spread of many illnesses, from the common cold – which is responsible for some 22 million lost days of school – to the more serious meningitis and flu[1]. As part of its 2025 Sustainability Goals, Dow (NYSE: DOW) participated in Global Handwashing Day by educating students under the theme “A Healthier World, One Touch at a Time.” - 4 years ago

Timberland Celebrates Five Years of Economic and Environmental Progress in Haiti Resulting From Commitment to Plant Five Million Trees
Timberland Celebrates Five Years of Economic and Environmental Progress in Haiti Resulting From Commitment to Plant Five Million Trees

Press Release / Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today released “KOMBIT: The Cooperative,” a documentary film chronicling a five-year project to reforest Haiti in partnership with the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA), a Haitian nonprofit farmer cooperative dedicated to feeding and reforesting the country. - 4 years ago

Nespresso Launches First Coffee Exported from South Sudan
Nespresso Launches First Coffee Exported from South Sudan

Press Release / Paris, October 7th 2015 – Nespresso announced today the launch of the first ever coffee to be exported from the new country of South Sudan.  SULUJA ti SOUTH SUDAN*, a rare and unique coffee, is the country’s first significant non-oil export in a generation and represents a positive step towards rebuilding the economy.  The result of a strong combination of coffee expertise and sustainability innovation, this unique coffee reflectsNespresso’s Creating Shared Value approach to business and its ongoing commitment to coffee farmers in South Sudan. - 4 years ago

HUGO BOSS racing yacht all in black due to functional pigments made by BASF
HUGO BOSS racing yacht all in black due to functional pigments made by BASF

Press Release / BASF now official partner of Alex Thomson RacingLaunch of the first entirely black IMOCA 60 sailing yacht in the world made possible by functional pigments with heat-reflecting propertiesBASF coating technology based on Paliogen® and Sicopal® pigmentsWhether the new racing yacht of the fashion house HUGO BOSS is going to be the fastest sailing boat in the world is yet to be seen. But one thing is certain: skippers and sailing fans around the world will not be able to ignore this state-of-the-art yacht. - 4 years ago

BASF and Genomatica expand license agreement for 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable feedstock
BASF and Genomatica expand license agreement for 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable feedstock

Press Release / License agreement adds countries in Southeast AsiaOptional capacity for up to 75,000 metric tons per yearTargeting large-scale commercial production of renewable butanediol using Genomatica technologyLudwigshafen, Germany and San Diego, California – September 24, 2015 – BASF and Genomatica have expanded the scope of their license agreement for the production of 1,4-butanediol based on renewable feedstock (renewable BDO) using Genomatica’s patented process. The parties added certain countries in Southeast Asia to their initial agreement, which focused on North America. - 4 years ago

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