Sustainability

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


Evonik Launches the Sustainable Liquid Polybutadienes POLYVEST® eCO

Evonik’s POLYVEST eCO will allow to reduce the use of fossil raw materials for adhesives and sealants by up to 99.9%.

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Allnex Will Turn Its Alkyd Product Line More Sustainable

Allnex will use mass-balanced biobased pentaerythritol in all the alkyds produced in the EMEA region.

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Teknos Joined the R&D Collaboration Project ExpandFibre

Teknos aims to develop sustainable bioproducts for paints, coatings and barriers.

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Evonik To Invest in the Sustainability Funds of Azolla Ventures and Chrysalix

Evonik will use the new €150 million Sustainability Tech Fund to invest in technologies to reduce emissions.

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PPG SIGMAGLIDE 1290 Helps Enterprises Shipping & Trading Reduce Carbon Emissions

Enterprises Shipping & Trading SA has selected PPG SIGMAGLIDE® 1290 fouling release coating to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions of its fleet.

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BASF To Offer a Range of Chemical Intermediates with Low Product Carbon Footprint

The individual PCF of BASF’s rebranded intermediates is significantly below the global market average.

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AkzoNobel’s First Collaborative Sustainability Challenge Is Concluded

AkzoNobel has held its first global meeting to hack carbon reduction in the paints and coatings industry.

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Univar Solutions Invests in New Renewable Energy Installation

In order to significantly increase on-site renewable energy capacity, Univar Solutions announced the installation of solar panels and an energy storage system at its facility in California, USA.

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The BMW Group Employs BASF Paints Certified According to The Biomass Balance Approach

The BMW Group is the first carmaker to place its trust in more sustainable automotive OEM coatings certified according to BASF’s biomass balance approach.

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BYK Launches New Sustainable Additives

BYK has developed PTFE-free wax additives.

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Orion Announced It Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Orion has announced that it will align its sustainability objectives with the Paris Climate Agreement.

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BASF and Vattenfall to Take Part in the Offshore Wind Farm Tender Hollandse Kust West

The Site VI wind farm will accommodate 700 megawatts of offshore wind power capacity.

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Hempel Linked €1.5 Billion Credit Facilities to Sustainability Goals

Hempel amended the company's credit facilities, linking borrowing costs to four sustainability targets

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To Celebrate Earth Day, Ashland Will Support the Nature Conservancy’s Initiatives

Ashland will support the STEM youth engagement Nature Lab and the Plant a Billion Trees programme.

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Evonik Funds Two Scholarships to Support Education in STEM Fields

Evonik donated $80,000 to fund two scholarships for local students majoring in process technology at River Parishes Community College (Louisiana, USA).

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