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PETRONAS and BASF move ahead with expansion of partnership

PRESS RELEASE - Joint news release PETRONAS and BASF move ahead with expansion of partnership in Malaysia  Partners sign "Heads of Agreement" for development of new project in Pengerang  Further progress on expansion plan for current joint venture in Kuantan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – March 6, 2012 – PETRONAS and BASF have taken the

BASF and FDK Corporation to collaborate on joint battery materials development program

PRESS RELEASE - BASF and FDK Corporation to collaborate on joint battery materials development program

Sustainable Brands ’12 Announces the 4th Annual SB Innovation Open, a Contest for Sustainable Start-ups

PRESS RELEASE - Seeking New Companies to Showcase their Revolutionary Innovation at Sustainable Brands ’12 Conference in San Diego CA, June 4-7, 2012

BASF acquires extrusion technology from B.C. Foam:

PRESS RELEASE - BASF acquires extrusion technology from B.C. Foam: PET foams for the wind energy sector  BASF expands portfolio for wind power  Strengthened competence for automotive, aeronautics and shipbuilding industries BASF has purchased the PET foam business of the Italian company B.C. Foam S.p.A., headquartered in Volpiano. The companies have

Award for integrated reporting

PRESS RELEASE - Award for integrated reporting  Excellent placing in sustainability reporting ranking of Germany’s 150 biggest industrial and service companies  Rankings for greater comparability of sustainability reporting Berlin, Germany – February 28, 2012 – BASF was honored yesterday for its Report 2010, which documents the company’s economic,

BASF sets new ambitious goals for environment, health and safety

PRESS RELEASE - BASF has established new ambitious environmental, health and safety goals. The company wants to increase its energy efficiency – defined as the amount of sales products in relation to the primary energy demand – worldwide by 35 percent by 2020, compared to the previous goal of 25 percent.

Compostable, tear-resistant and waterproof: Ecovio bio-waste bags

PRESS RELEASE - Biodegradable plastic passes the test under real-world conditions

Novozymes partnership to focus on sustainability in textiles

PRESS RELEASE - By David Stevenson Mon Feb 6 2012, 16:46 PM Novozymes has entered into a joint project with the Danish Fashion Institute in a bid to make the textile and fashion industry more sustainable. According to the biotech company, the textile industry is one of the largest polluting industries in the world, which requires huge amounts of energy, water and the use of toxic chemicals.

Sustainable Brands Announces “The Revolution Will Be Branded” as Rallying Cry and Theme for SB’12 Conference, June 4-7, 2012

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., January 31, 2012 –  Sustainable Brands today revealed the theme and program focus for SB’12, the sixth annual gathering of 1000 brand leaders and sustainability executives.  “The Revolution Will Be Branded” is set to explore the business trans

Novo Nordisk Tops List of World's 100 Most Sustainable Firms

PRESS RELEASE - A triple bottom line business philosophy, a massive push to slash its carbon footprint and selling basic medicines at a discount to poor countries carried Novo Nordisk to the top of the list of the world's 100 most sustainable companies. The Danish pharmaceutical firm was ranked No. 1 on the 2012 Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. Natura Cosmeticos S.A., Statoil ASA, Novozymes A/S and ASML Holding NV rounded out the top five (see the Top 20 below). By country, the U.K. snagged the most nods with 16 companies on the Global 100, followed by 11 Japanese firms, eight French and U.S. firms each, and seven Australian corporations.

Sustainable Brands Releases 2012 Editorial Calendar, Continuing Mission of Inspiring, Equipping and Engaging Sustainability Leaders

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., January 19, 2012 – Sustainable Brands has released its full calendar of topics for the successful Issues in Focus series, continuing to explore a wide spectrum of issues including impending global regulatory changes, economic pressures, and changing customer demands.

Levi's and Goodwill Launch "Care Tag for Our Planet"

PRESS RELEASE - The two companies announced the new initiative today which involves Levi's including another tag on their clothes with messaging about the project and encouraging consumers to reduce waste be donating their used clothes.