BASF expands portfolio of RSPO-certified surfactants, underlining its clear commitment for the use of sustainable palm (kernel) oil-based products. The BASF Home Care, I&I and Industrial Formulators Europe business is significantly expanding its portfolio of palm-based surfactants with RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) certifications. As one of the first RSPO members, BASF is thus underlining its continued commitment to support the production of sustainable palm (kernel) oil in the future. In addition, BASF is helping its European customers to meet consumer demand for environment-friendly products both in the detergents and cleaners industry and amongst users of industrial applications. … More BASF expands portfolio of RSPO-certified surfactants, underlining its clear commitment for the use of sustainable palm (kernel) oil-based products
Do you participate in social networks? n the EU, 57 % of people aged 16-74 participated in social networks in 2020 in the last 3 months prior to the survey, up by 3 percentage points compared with 2019. The EU’s social network participation rate has steadily increased since the beginning of the data collection (36 % in 2011). … More Do you participate in social networks?
BASF closes divestiture of its global pigments business. On June 30, 2021, BASF closed the divestiture of its global pigments business to the fine chemical company DIC following the fulfillment of clearance conditions. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is EUR 1.15 billion. … More BASF closes divestiture of its global pigments business
The European Commission appoints a new Principal Adviser in DG FISMA. On une 30, 2021 the European Commission has appointed Elisabetta Siracusa as Principal Adviser in the Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA). … More The European Commission appoints a new Principal Adviser in DG FISMA
Maria Leptin appointed next President of the European Research Council. The European Commission has on June 30, 2021, appointed Professor Maria Leptin as the next President of the European Research Council (ERC). Professor Leptin, who is currently the Director of EMBO (the European Molecular Biology Organisation), will take on her new role on October 1 , 2021, when President ad interim Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon will end his mandate. The new President joins the European Research Council at an important moment for its development. … More Maria Leptin appointed next President of the European Research Council
News from WIPO Office in Singapore. … More News from WIPO Office in Singapore