Eastman is participating in the Business Roundtable #EmbracingSustainability challenge by sharing this video from Mark Costa. Thank you to Lynne Doughtie for challenging us to share this story. Michael Thaman, it’s your turn to share how Owens Corning is #EmbracingSustainability.
Eastman is launching at Luxe Pack Monaco (October 01-03, 2018), a new cellulose-based plastic designed as an eco-friendly alternative to ABS. This new polymer served as a basis for the development of an eco-designed powder compact in partnership with Groupe Rocher.
Eastman hosts Manufacturing Day event for local students
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Eastman proudly hosted its annual Manufacturing Day event yesterday at Dobyns-Bennett High School near the company's headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee. Students learned about a variety of manufacturing careers, from industrial to information technology. Partnering with the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM), Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement and Northeast State Community College, students also had the opportunity to practice their interview skills and learn more about the education and training programs available to help prepare them for the workforce.
Eastman’s MathElites and ScienceElites programs provide insightful and inspirational training to math and science teachers. Empowering teachers to apply fresh and creative teaching strategies and practical applications strengthens existing curriculum and is having an exponential impact in the classroom.
In partnership with East Tennessee State University Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education, the programs have benefitted more than 40,000 students.
September 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Social psychologist and author of the New York Times best-selling book Presence, Dr. Amy Cuddy, inspired more than 500 attendees to be their boldest selves at the 2018 IDEAcademy event held in Kingsport, Tennessee. Featuring thought leaders ranging from storytellers and sports enthusiasts to scientists and students, IDEAcademy had something for everyone around the theme of “Fueling insights. Driving transformation.”
The power of Eastman's innovation efforts is aimed at opportunities where disruptive, global macro trends align with our world-class technology platforms. To continue developing products that make a material difference in people’s lives, we are leveraging our success and expertise in key platforms where Eastman has been a leader for decades.
Eastman leverages corporate and Foundation resources to invest in unique partnerships and initiatives that drive transformational change through the lens of four priority areas — education, empowerment, economic development and environment. With the convergence of innovation, technology, and sound science, we prioritize opportunities that allow us to combine the unique expertise of Eastman team members around the world with strategic partners to bring solutions to significant, real-world problems.
Eastman is driving innovation by identifying and assessing global macro trends and disruptions. We know that applying our global experts and world-class technology platforms to the world’s challenges will allow us to create a pipeline of sustainable innovation that enhances the quality of life in a material way.
The Eastman Equation: Challenge + Partner + Eastman = Impact
Innovation is imperative for meeting the needs of our changing world.
We know we must create far more value than the resources we use or the future is not sustainable. And as the purchasing power of the world grows, we can add tremendous value by enabling sustainable consumer choices.
While this innovation imperative is critically important, innovation is hard. True innovation changes behaviors and occurs at the confluence of an unmet need, a creative mindset, and the right resources which together can solve the problem.
Registration now open to see world-renowned author and social psychologist
July 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Dr. Amy Cuddy, social psychologist and author of the New York Times best-selling book Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, will headline IDEAcademy 2018, set for Sept. 18-19. Featuring thought leaders ranging from storytellers and sports enthusiasts to scientists and students, IDEAcademy promises something for everyone around the theme of “Fueling insights. Driving transformation.”