Inspiring bioplastics innovation through scientific information
In my role as CAS’s business development manager for the UK and Ireland, I have the privilege of talking to business and R&D leaders across many industry sectors about how they are tackling the challenge of accelerating growth in their innovation pipeline. Across industries, it is clear that these leaders struggle to balance lofty innovation aspirations with everyday resource constraints.
Sustainable chemistry in the pharma industry: Greener pastures for those who innovate
In 1998, Paul Anastas and John Warner co-authored a book setting out the 12 principles that form the basis of green chemistry, including a range of ways to reduce the environmental and human impact of chemical production. However, in some industries the adoption of green chemistry practices are seen as an unjustified compromise to profitability.