Transportation revolution – Aiding the switch to safer e-mobility
The car of the future is electric. But what makes it fire safe? Clariant's flame retardant specialists have some answers. By aiding the switch to electric mobility, Clariant's additives can help build a more sustainable mobility infrastructure and promote the kind of climate action laid out in the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 9 and 13.
A quarter century of improving safety – In every way we can
Making specialty chemicals is a serious business – in which keeping people and the environment safe naturally has a special place. In the 25 years of its being, Clariant has accumulated an excellent record of being safe, and is continuously pushing forward on its self-set »path to zero.«
Partners in Clime - Clariant and Casale develop new ammonia catalyst for sustainable CO2 reduction
What cookies, pasta and plastics (now) have in common
When making cookies or homemade pasta, it’s natural to reuse scraps of leftover dough by adding them to fresh dough. Similar scraps are generated during the production of plastic films. Putting this »dough« to the same good circular use is difficult, however – unless it’s »sprinkled« with one of our special EcoCircle additives.
Aditivos de base biológica
Expansión del potencial y alcance de los biopolímeros y los plásticos reciclados en México y América del Sur
The ignition for Clariant’s sustainability passion
It’s a bold claim indeed but one for which our halogen-free flame retardant for plastics, Exolit® OP, proudly takes credit.
Synthesizing Clariant - the making of a chemicals leader
It takes countless compounds to synthesize our products, but what did it take to make our present company? To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Clariant’s founding, we’re taking a chemistry-minded look back at our history and the many interesting reagents and synthesis steps that made us who we are.
How olives save sharks and what you can do to help them
Olives aren’t just great appetizers and classic additions to a dry martini. Ingredients made from them also help save sharks from being harvested for their livers. By looking out for these plant-based alternatives in your skin cream, body lotion and other personal care products, you can support olives in their noble task.
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Envejecimiento natural para envejecer bien: descubrir el pasado para vislumbrar el futuro
Digging a new supermetro in the Paris underground
By 2030, the Paris metro will be expanded to twice its size and become the largest and most state-of-the-art subway system in Europe. But how do you dig about 200 kilometers of tunnels and stations without them constantly falling back in? By filling them with something very similar to quicksand, is the strange answer, which we explain in finer-grained detail in this post.
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¿De qué década le resultan más atractivos los colores de automóviles?
La mayoría de los automóviles de hoy tienen tonos neutrales, pero en otras épocas eran tan llamativos que casi podían dañar la vista. ¿Su automóvil se parece más a los vehículos oscuros de gánster de los años 30, las camionetas pintadas a mano de los hippies de los años 60 o los automóviles ecológicos verdes de los años 90? Descúbralo en nuestra colorida publicación sobre colores de automóviles.
‘Magic Gardens’: wastewater project for safe drinking water
To combat the clean water problem in rural and remote areas, Clariant is collaborating with other local and multinational corporations to bring safe drinking water to Indonesia through wastewater treatment gardens (WWGs).
Fighting global food loss: one container at a time
870,000,000 That’s how many people could be fed if just one-fourth of the food lost or wasted globally were saved. Though food loss happens throughout every stage of the supply chain, transportation is one of the riskiest steps.
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Las nuevas películas plásticas para invernaderos ayudan a que las abejas polinicen los cultivos y alimenten el planeta