Sustainability

All the news on initiatives or products with a strong emphasis on sustainability


Cortec Starts its New Organics Recycling Program

Cortec® Corporation has initiated a new recycling program at its Minnesota headquarters that involves the use of Cortec Eco Film® compostable bags.


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Chemical Companies Team Up to Accelerate Net-Zero Climate Technologies

Key players from the chemical industry, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, are teaming up to move the Low-Carbon Emitting Technologies (LCET) initiative into its implementation stage by the end of 2023.

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AkzoNobel Becomes Official Member of the Responsible Mica Initiative

AkzoNobel has formalized its membership of the Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI), which aims at establishing responsible and sustainable mica supply chains.

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MRV Data Reveal 20% Lower Carbon Intensity with Jotun HPS

A new Jotun study based on MRV data reports that vessels using Jotun HPS register a 20% lower carbon intensity in operations.

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Teknos Reduced Energy Consumption by 13% in Its Danish Site

Thanks to 20 dataloggers, the Danish site of Teknos managed to cut 1755 tons of CO2 and reduce energy consumption by 13%.

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AkzoNobel Aims at Reducing Carbon Emission for the Full Value Chain

AkzoNobel continues to tackle climate change by setting a new pioneering carbon reduction target.

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Rain Carbon Announced New Initiatives to Create a More Sustainable World

The producer of carbon-based products Rain Carbon announced two initiatives to reduce its environmental impact.

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Teknos Outlines the Sustainability Actions Undertaken in 2020

Teknos has published a non-financial information (NFI) report, which describes the company’s sustainability actions in 2020.

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Ontario Paint Manufacturers Support the New Recycling Regulation

According to the Canadian Paint and Coating Association (CPCA), paint manufacturers support the new regulation for paint recycling, published by the Ontario government, which also reduces red tape.

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Adapta Aims to Reach its Carbon Neutrality Target by 2050

Through its new photovoltaic plant, Adapta is making a step forward in its journey to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

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AkzoNobel’s Yacht Coatings Business Teams Up with The Water Revolution Foundation

In order to create a more sustainable yacht industry, AkzoNobel will be the new partner of the Water Revolution Foundation.

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Perstorp Commits to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In line with Paris Climate Agreement, Perstorp Group has committed to setting science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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BASF Unveils its Projects to Reach Climate Neutrality

BASF presented a roadmap to achieve climate neutrality and zero emissions by 2050.

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AkzoNobel Partners with Polar Pod for Pioneering Scientific Mission in Antarctica

AkzoNobel is the exclusive paints and coatings partner of a pioneering scientific expedition which will send an oceanographic platform around Antarctica to study the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.

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Hempel Launches Futureproof, A New Sustainability Framework

Hempel has launched Futureproof, its new sustainability framework for delivering on their strategic goal of sustainability leadership.

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