Kingsport, Tenn., May 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) was one of 17 American Chemistry Council (ACC) members honored at the annual ACC Responsible Care® Conference and Expo for implementing energy-efficiency improvements in 2012. Eastman received 6 of the 66 awards presented for outstanding projects, marking the 20th consecutive year the company has earned energy efficiency awards from ACC.
Eastman China was honored with a Responsible Care® Merit Award by the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM) in recognition of its distinguished performance in the fields of sustainability and responsible care in China.
KINGSPORT, Tenn., February 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company announced the signing of a master agreement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to conduct research in chemistry and materials science.
SCIenergy, a provider of cloud-based energy management solutions for building owners and operators, has been chose by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winners. The award signifies leadership among its peers and game-changing technologies that creatively disrupt existing approaches to green technology.
KINGSPORT, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced that the company ranked fourth out of 34 U.S. companies in the materials sector in Newsweek’s 2012 Green Rankings. Eastman had an overall rank of 204 out of the 500 largest publicly traded U.S. companies, an improvement of 152 places from its 2011 ranking.
Fourteen key sustainability challenges have been tracked for the last 20 years by Business for Social Responsibility in its BSR/Globescan State of Sustainable Business Poll 2012. The survey outlines priorities for the year ahead, the challenges of climate change, and progress on integrating financial and sustainability data in business reporting. The poll surveyed more than 500 business leaders from BSR’s global network of 300 companies.
BMW will cut the cost of powering its computing operations by 80 percent by moving power-hungry applications to Verne Global’s 100 percent, dual-sourced, renewable-powered data center campus in Iceland. According to the U.K.-based data center developer, BMW will move intensive applications, including crash simulations, aerodynamic calculations, and computer aided design and engineering.
Seal Awarded To Saflex® S Series Solar Absorbing PVB Interlayers
(3BL Media) September 4, 2012 - Eastman Chemical Company is pleased to announce that its Frost & Sullivan award-winning Saflex® S series solar absorbing polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer has received a second recognition: The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation. According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, Saflex S series PVB is the first automotive-grade PVB to earn this recognition. A key criterion to receive the Seal of Recommendation is that Saflex S series interlayer products block 99%+ of UVA and UVB radiation.
Early Collaboration Bridges Gap Between Designers, Material Supplier
(3BL Media) Kingsport, TN — August 1, 2012 — It’s not every day that a chemical company and design firm get together and challenge old approaches to develop a unique product. Yet through the Materials Design Challenge, Eastman Chemical Company and Ziba, a design and innovation consultancy, did just that, realizing firsthand that early-stage collaboration and product development also can produce a model for creating, manufacturing and commercializing products.