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Taking Concrete Steps to CO2 Sequestration

By Annabelle Wong, Member-at-Large for the GCI

With heightened concerns on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in recent years, scientists and engineers have come up with some innovative solutions to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions. 804 more words

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Book chapter on flow Chemistry

A new book chapter on the use of non-conventional techniques in sustainable chematry under flow conditions has been published by our group. The chapter it is included in the book Sustainable Flow Chemistry – Chapter 9. 11 more words

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A deeper shade of green: inspiring sustainable drug manufacturing

Green and sustainable drug manufacturing go hand in hand with forward-looking visions seeking to balance the long-term sustainability of business, society, and the environment. However, a lack of harmonization among available metrics has inhibited opportunities for green chemistry in industry. 1,551 more words

Overcoming barriers to green chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry – the Green Aspiration Level™ concept

Scheme 1. Pfizer’s Commercial Synthesis of sildenafil citrate (Viagra™)

“Green chemistry” refers to the promotion of safe, sustainable, and waste-minimizing chemical processes. The proliferation of green chemistry metrics without any clear consensus on industry standards is a significant barrier to the adoption of green chemistry within the pharmaceutical industry. 253 more words