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Henkel & Solvay Join Hands for Sustainable Guar Initiative for Personal Care

November 23rd, 2017

Henkel has joined multi-specialty chemical company Solvay’s Sustainable Guar Initiative as a new partner to help more than double the number of Indian farmers involved in this project to...

Scientists Extract Hybrid Plant-based Chemicals for Plastics Production

November 22nd, 2017

A Sandia National Laboratories-led team has demonstrated faster, more efficient ways to turn discarded plant matter into chemicals worth billions. The team’s findings could help transform the...

DEINOVE & GREENTECH Team-up for Development & Marketing of Green Cosmetic Actives

November 21st, 2017

DEINOVE has reached a milestone in the R&D program initiated with GREENTECH in March 2017 to develop and market innovative cosmetic active ingredients.

DSM Buys Amyris Brazil to Produce High Volumes of Farnesene-based Intermediates

November 20th, 2017

Royal DSM and Amyris have enhanced their strategic alliance through the sale of Amyris Brazil to DSM and the establishment of a long-term manufacturing partnership for Amyris' high-volume products.

Alban Muller Offers Marine Anti-aging Active Protectami® for Skin

Alban Muller International • November 17th, 2017

Alban Muller has developed Protectami® an exclusive anti-pollution and and anti-aging natural marine active ingredient and now unveils a new in-vitro test. Protectami® is a purified extract of...

Innovative Antibacterial Sugar-glass Coating for Food Packaging

American Chemical Society • November 16th, 2017

Scientists have reported that they developed an antibacterial “sugar-glass” coating in which viruses that destroy bacteria are embedded and are kept stable for up to three months. The coating could...

Evonik Presented Natural Beyond Green Concept & Products at in-cosmetics Asia 2017

Evonik • November 15th, 2017

Evonik has developed a variety of formulas within the “Natural beyond green” concept. Supported by Evonik’s innovation and sustainability support program CAREtain®, all the formulas have very high...

Chemyunion’s Natural Antioxidant ECOFFEA® Offers Fast Skin Rejuvenation

Chemyunion Quimica Ltda. • November 14th, 2017

Chemyunion has developed Ecoffea® offering antioxidant properties, to improve skin micro-surface, protecting mitochondrial function and promoting corneocyte regeneration, being an effective active...

Natural Approach Gets Recognized at Sustainable Beauty Awards 2017

Organic Monitor • November 13th, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Sustainable Beauty Awards have been announced at a dedicated awards ceremony in Paris recently. The awards give recognition to organizations pushing the boundaries of...

PTTGC and Thai Union to Develop Bio-based Packaging for Food Industry

November 10th, 2017

PTT Global Chemical PCL (PTTGC) and Thai Union Group PCL (TU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a research & development partnership. The partnership will focus on the...

INOLEX’ SustOleo™ MCT Gets Nominated as Finalist in Sustainable Beauty Awards

November 9th, 2017

INOLEX has been nominated as a Finalist in the Sustainability Beauty Awards for its palm-free ingredient, SustOleo™ MCT. SustOleo™ MCT offers a sustainable option for those in the...

BASF Joins Forum for Sustainable Palm Oil as Oleo Derivatives Producer

November 7th, 2017

BASF has joined the Forum for Sustainable Palm Oil (FONAP) as a producer of oleo derivatives in the category “Supporter”. Revising its membership charter, FONAP’s General Assembly...

UPM Raflatac & MUS to Develop Bio-based Solution to Can Labeling

November 6th, 2017

MUS has partnered with UPM Raflatac to find a more sustainable alternative for their current label material solution. Historically, MUS’s products have primarily been used in the paint and...

PEFerence Project Starts-off for Biobased-FDCA Supply

November 3rd, 2017

The partners will be cooperating for the next five years to establish an innovative value chain for FDCA (2,5-Furandicarboxylic acid) and PEF (Polyethylene furanoate), including the intended...

Vantage Develops Bio-Ethylene Oxide based Product for Personal Care

November 2nd, 2017

Vantage Specialty Ingredients has continued its commitment to providing Naturally Better Solutions™ to the personal care market with the development and launch of its first Bio-Ethylene Oxide...

Sederma Unveils Natural Skin Care Ingredient Hydronesis® for Incredible Softness

November 1st, 2017

Sederma has offered the beautifying benefits of the Costa Blanca pink salt lake through a new biotechnological body care active that addresses the most common skin imperfections.

CARBIOS and L’ORÉAL Partner to Develop Plastic Bio-recycling Solutions

October 31st, 2017

CARBIOS and L’ORÉAL have announced a new partnership regarding the sustainable management of plastic life cycle. The partnership is open to industries from other sectors looking to...

Solegear Bioplastic Changes Name to good natured™

October 30th, 2017

Solegear Bioplastic Technologies has announced that it will change its name to good natured Products Inc. (“good natured™) effective October 31, 2017. Solegear plans to transform all...

Ecovia Announces Finalists for Sustainable Beauty Award 2017

October 27th, 2017

The finalists for the 2017 Sustainable Beauty Awards have been announced by Ecovia Intelligence. Over 100 international entries were received this year, from operators in various sectors of the...

EU Starts Project to Establish Supply Chain for FDCA and PEF

October 26th, 2017

EU has officially launched PEFerence, a €25 million project. Led by Synvina, the project consortium is comprised of 11 partners from 8 European countries. The partners will be cooperating for...

Croda Rejoices Commissioning of its Atlas Bio-based Manufacturing Site

Croda • October 25th, 2017

Croda International Plc has celebrated the upcoming commissioning of its latest investment at its Atlas Point manufacturing site. The first of its type in the United States, the new plant is...

Leaf Resources Secures License for Innovative Biodegradable Coating

October 24th, 2017

Leaf Resources has secured a license for an innovative biodegradable coating product for the packaging market. The product is based on lignin and also utilizes glycerol.

AkzoNobel Supports Growth of Fibria, a Producer of Eucalyptus Pulp from Planted Forests

October 23rd, 2017

AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business has completed the expansion of a Chemical Island in Brazil to support a major project for Brazilian forestry company Fibria. Fibria has invested $2.2...

BDI to Build Innovative Micro Algae Production Plant

October 20th, 2017

BDI – BioEnergy International together with daughter company BDI- BioLife Science GmbH is working on initial steps to implement an in-house developed algae technology to produce algae based...

Biodegradable Plastics Boost Organic recycling and Improve Mechanical Recycling

October 19th, 2017

Biodegradable plastics offer innovative solutions to improve recycling quality by facilitating the means for more efficient separate waste collection. This has been confirmed by a recent study. The...

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