The Cefic European Chemical Industry Council recently awarded Emerald Kalama Chemical BV, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, the 2014 Emerald Kalama Receives Responsible Care AwardEuropean Responsible Care Energy Efficiency Award. The organization cited the group’s use of waste-to-steam energy as an outstanding example of a reduced carbon footprint in the European chemical industry.

“This is a great honor to have Emerald and the investment we have made in the green energy project singled out among our peers in the industry—companies that we hold in high regard as our suppliers and customers,” said Jan Eland, Rotterdam site director. “We want to highlight the results that can be accomplished in improving a company’s environmental impact when people come together to create a big vision, set forth high goals, and diligently work to execute on them one project at a time.”

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