BASF light stabiliser increases the durability of pontoons used for aquaculture in China

Tinuvin® in plastic pontoons provides long-lasting protection against harsh weather conditions Improved service life helps to save resources and reduce costs for fish farmers BASF’s light stabilizer Tinuvin® has been applied by Fujian Atlantis Plastic Products Co. Ltd., a company specialized in the production and processing of plastic products for marine floats, to protect polypropylene … More BASF light stabiliser increases the durability of pontoons used for aquaculture in China

WIPO: IP Finance in Japan: Challenges and Potentials

  WIPO embarked upon its initiative to lead dialogue surrounding IP finance in 2021. Japan was one of the first countries to conduct research on its current frameworks and practices of IP finance. This online event will offer findings of Japan’s engagements in the area, displaying a recent successful case of large- scale value securitization … More WIPO: IP Finance in Japan: Challenges and Potentials

Fratelli Guzzini selects sustainable Styrenics Solution from INEOS Styrolution based on biomass balanced styrene from BASF

New Guzzini drinkware made from INEOS Styrolution’s sustainable ECO materials BASF to supply biomass balanced styrene as plastic feedstock Completely certified production process Fratelli Guzzini has today announced it has selected a range of INEOS Styrolution’s sustainable NAS® ECO as materials of choice for its new range of drinkware solutions. NAS ECO is a styrene … More Fratelli Guzzini selects sustainable Styrenics Solution from INEOS Styrolution based on biomass balanced styrene from BASF

Russia’s war on Ukraine: EU adopts sixth package of sanctions against Russia

The European Commission welcomes the adoption of the sixth package of restrictive measures against Russia. Sanctions are among the EU’s most visible, direct and powerful responses to Russia’s brutal and unprovoked attack on Ukraine, including systemic violence and atrocities against the civilian population. This package also imposes further sanctions against Belarus considering its involvement in … More Russia’s war on Ukraine: EU adopts sixth package of sanctions against Russia

Systemically important banks: Swiss Federal Council adopts amendments to Liquidity Ordinance

During its meeting on June 3, 2022, the Swiss Federal Council adopted amendments to the Liquidity Ordinance. The revision is intended to ensure that systemically important banks hold sufficient liquidity to absorb liquidity shocks and cover their needs in the event of restructuring or liquidation. A high level of liquidity is also a key condition … More Systemically important banks: Swiss Federal Council adopts amendments to Liquidity Ordinance

The McKinsey week in Charts

America’s net-zero shift  It will not be easy for the United States to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. But, according to our analysis, a pathway exists. Major changes for that pathway would include a zero-emissions power sector by 2035, electric vehicles making up 75 percent of all new-car sales by 2030, and an 80 % … More The McKinsey week in Charts