Press Release: Braskem Signs Partnership with Haldor Topsoe to Develop Biobased MEG

New Braskem logo copyThe companies invest in the construction of a demonstration plant in Denmark

Braskem, the Americas’ leading producer of thermoplastic resins, and Danish-based Haldor Topsoe, a world leader in catalysts and surface science, have signed a technological cooperation agreement to develop a pioneering route to produce monoethylene glycol (MEG) from sugar. The agreement calls for the construction of a demonstration plant in Denmark, with operation slated to begin in 2019.

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Richard Speaking at Sustainable Brands 2017 Innovation Lab in Copenhagen

Screen Shot 2017 10 24 at 10.53.29Following Kathryn’s successful session on Sustainable Materials at Sustainable Brands ’16 Copenhagen, Sustainability Consult Managing Director Richard Delahay will be speaking at and facilitating the ‘Good Chemistry Innovation Lab’ at Sustainable Brands ‘17 Copenhagen.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about good chemistry (or what it could be) and find out the results of Sustainability Consult’s #WhatBrandsWant survey on biomaterials.

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‘Communicating Sustainability’ – BioBase4SME Training Led by Sustainability Consult

BioBase4SMEAs the leading bioeconomy PR and communications company, Sustainability Consult is delighted to be running a training event, ‘Communicating Sustainability: Helping Bioeconomy SMEs Boost Their Credibility and Visibility’, as part of the BioBase4SME programme. The event is co-organised with our partners at NNFCC.

Our Senior Consultant Bárbara Mendes-Jorge will be talking to bioeconomy SMEs about how a strong sustainability narrative can help companies market their products and meet growing demand for bio-based solutions.

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Sustainability Consult Wraps up Its First Summer School

Summer SchoolLearning has many benefits, from boosting health and happiness to finding a fulfilling career. In 2017, Sustainability Consult created a Summer School to share some of our knowledge and offer our community the opportunity to pick up new skills. From August to September, we posted a weekly class on a variety of subjects related to digital communications and sustainability – all accessible for free!

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