From left: Larry Brotherton, board chairman, SOCMA; Dan Hawkinson, Torsten Hauschild, Rob Hampe, and Rainer Eischeid, LANXESS; and Larry Sloan, president, SOCMA. The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA)
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced additional details of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) “SunShot” initiative to reduce the total costs of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems by about 75%.
Nordson Corp. has opened a new 28,000-square-foot global headquarters facility in Westlake, Ohio, that incorporates leading green building technologies and is expected to earn a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification later this year.
A joint announcement was recently made by Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Co., and Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy, on a new collaboration between the organizations to help Dow and other companies recognize, value, and incorporate nature into global business goals, decisions, and strategies.