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What is a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement?

What is a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement?

September 7, 2021

In this episode we discuss Virtual Power Purchase Agreements (VPPA) and what this means for the journey towards decarbonization. You'll hear about new and novel approaches like aggregation, what the experts are doing with background operations, and understand how this helps drive toward the goal of climate neutrality.

Cyrene™ - A greener solvent

Cyrene™ - A greener solvent

July 20, 2021

Are there greener alternatives to solvents? Many industrial processes still rely on using traditional organic solvents. That’s why using Green Chemistry to develop a portfolio of environmentally-friendly, safer alternatives – like Cyrene™ – is key to the future.

In this episode you can listen to the story behind this new greener solvent, how it was developed, what the key components are and the future scope of applications, and how it all starts with sawdust


DOZN™ - Green Chemistry Evaluator Tool

DOZN™ - Green Chemistry Evaluator Tool

July 6, 2021

DOZN™ is a quantitative, industry-first Green Chemistry tool that utilizes the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry in order to make more informed decisions and to reduce environmental footprint. It enables scientists to compare the relative greenness of similar chemicals, synthetic routes and chemical processes. 

Learn more about this game-changing tool, and how it is quantifying Green Chemistry. This podcast will dive into how the team developed the algorithms, and what impact it has not only in the chemistry community, but also on the future generation of scientists. 

Design for Sustainability

Design for Sustainability

June 2, 2021

In this episode we talk about Design for Sustainability (DfS), our unique approach to evaluating product life cycles. With each new product that we introduce there is a new opportunity to evaluate and integrate sustainability more holistically into our products, systems and services. With our Design for Sustainability (DfS) framework we are systematically transforming R&D and Product Development to accelerate sustainability for our business and for our customers'.

Find out how we are taking #SmallerFootprints and listen now.

SMASH Packaging

SMASH Packaging

May 10, 2021

Episode 1: SMASH Packaging 

Explore our exciting approach to redesigning and reengineering packaging options so we can ensure safe and timely delivery of our products while working toward a decreased carbon footprint, zero deforestation, increased recyclability and supporting customers in meeting their sustainability goals. 

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