Kingsport, Tenn., July 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced the release of its 2014 sustainability report, “Moving forward together.” The comprehensive, GRI-compliant report provides a review of the company’s sustainability strategy, progress, advancements and goals.
July 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Eastman is pleased to announce that its China Headquarters and Technical Center in Shanghai, China has been awarded LEED® Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable building and construction.
June 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - UT’s College of Engineering and Eastman Chemical Company have announced plans to provide for three new professor of practice positions, improve and renovate lab space and construct a new student lounge.
Taking all areas into account, Eastman’s support for the college will total $2 million over a five-year period.
April 7, 2014, /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in superior energy management. Through its partnership with the ENERGY STAR program, Eastman has improved its energy performance, saved money and helped to protect the environment for future generations.
Kingsport, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2013 /3BLMedia/ - In a continued effort to generate and test solutions to the recycling stream issues surrounding full-wrap labels on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles, during its August 2013 meeting, the consortium toured a recycling facility and reviewed test results from a trial run using delabeling equipment. The test runs showed positive results, as the majority of labels were cleanly removed and the bottles sustained almost no damage, helping keep the recycling stream free of labels and maximizing yield.
"Since you and I have been communicating regularly again, all of sudden ASPA has been publishing a lot on this subject and soliciting for articles on it too." Nancy Foye-Cox, Member, National Council, American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
Kingsport, Tenn., June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) was named 2013 Responsible Care® Company of the Year by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) in recognition of superior health, safety, environmental and security (HSE&S) performance.
This is ACC’s top honor given to member companies that have enhanced and embraced the Responsible Care ethic throughout their organizations.
We are on a journey to create a culture of health and wellness at Eastman. A project we are kicking off this year at the Kingsport site in support of this initiative is workspace demonstration gardens.
Kingsport, Tenn., May 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) was one of 13 American Chemistry Council (ACC) members recognized for achievement in the area of waste minimization, reuse and recycling, and honored at ACC’s annual Responsible Care® Conference and Expo in Hollywood, Florida on May 6.