Water CSR News

Huntsman Polyurethanes Make Modern Life More Sustainable

We look for innovative, sustainable ways to tackle some of the world’s more pressing concerns with polyurethanes

Polyurethanes have become an important part of modern life. From the soles of shoes and furniture cushions to refrigerator and home insulation; polyurethanes help make us comfortable, reduce waste and save energy. At Huntsman, we are constantly seeking ways to make polyurethanes more sustainable.

Explore the Circular Economy this September

Join the Impact Equation September 8-10 in DC

Moving Toward a Circular Economy

September 9, 2014, 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The circular economy aims to keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract maximum value of these resources while in use, and recover and regenerate materials and products at the end of each life cycle. In this session panelists will highlight the benefits of the circular economy, and the scalable technologies, innovations, and processes that companies are employing to achieve zero waste and beyond.

Planet: Safeway's Efforts to Keep Our Oceans Healthy


Unsustainable fishing and aquaculture practices are taking a major toll on our oceans. Safeway is proud to partner with the California-based nonprofit organization FishWise to assess our entire supply chain and work with our suppliers to offer a larger selection of responsibly harvested fresh and frozen seafood for our stores. FishWise relies on the science from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch®.

Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

August 7, 2014 Edition

Food Scarcity: A New Political Strategy  Green Builder Media recently hosted author, environmental expert, and Founder of the Earth Policy Institute, Lester Brown, on our Impact Series webinar program. During the session, Brown relayed a thoroughly researched and powerful message: the world is in a time of transition from an age of food surplus to one of scarcity. 

New SPF Americas Speakers Announced

BNSF Railway, DCP Midstream, Roll Global and More to Discuss EH&S, Sustainability and Risk Best Practices
500+ attendees will gather in Chicago on September 25 & 26 to attend 30+ expert-led sessions. It's been named one of the can't-miss events of the year and you can find out all about it on the SPF website.

Coca-Cola Invests an Additional US $5 Billion for Long-Term Sustainable Growth in Africa

Coca-Cola Also Expands its Replenish Africa Initiative To Bring Safe Water Access to 6 Million People Across the Continent by 2020
Press Release

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Coca-Cola Company and its African bottling partners today announced a new investment of US$5 billion during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit here.  The investment, to be made over the next six years, increases its total announced investment in Africa to $17 billion from 2010 to 2020.

PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Increase Recycling and Protect Drinking Water

PepsiCo is addressing both curbside and on-the-go recycling as part of its goal to help grow the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50 percent by 2018.

PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy—the world’s largest conservation organization by revenue—are joining forces to help encourage consumers to recycle more often to help protect drinking water sources throughout the United States.

GM’s Metal Center Shines in Environmental Performance

Entire facility works diligently to earn recognition from Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

Our Marion Metal Center in Indiana, which produces stampings and sheet metal assembly for our vehicles, embodies GM’s global sustainability commitment. The teams work hard every day to lessen their environmental footprint and reduce waste, water and energy use.

Sigma-Aldrich Achieves Record Success in Environmental, Community Initiatives

New Report Shows Positive Impacts of Company’s Global Citizenship Efforts
Press Release

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) dramatically decreased its global water and energy use, increased its investment in Green Chemistry and donated more than 8,000 hours of community service around the world last year, the Company announced Monday in its new 2013 Global Citizenship Report: What if Science Changed the World?

Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

July 24, 2014 Edition

Best Sustainable Companies Set a High Bar Our much anticipated Eco-Leaders report is out! Check out the handful of companies doing great green things in the world, paving the way to a sustainable future with innovative products and forward-thinking ideas. Read on—their ideas for resource conservation, waste reduction, and reduced carbon emissions could work for your company too.


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