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CPhI Webinar Series: How to Drive Sustainable Packaging Development in a post-COVID world?

CPhI Webinar Series: How to Drive Sustainable Packaging Development in a post-COVID world?

3 May 2021

To remain competitive, pharma companies must now collaborate with suppliers on how their packaging processes address sustainability. This recent webinar available on demand provides an overview on the drive for sustainable development and improving the...

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Green chemistry: environmental and economic sense for pharma?

Green chemistry: environmental and economic sense for pharma?

12 Apr 2021

The concept of Green Chemistry first arose as a set of principles to minimize the environmental impact of chemical production but as one of its earliest adopters, the pharmaceutical industry has enjoyed several other benefits

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CPhI Monthly Podcast: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and Antimicrobial Resistance

CPhI Monthly Podcast: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and Antimicrobial Resistance

6 Apr 2021

Pharmaceuticals discarded in the environment pose a risk to fish and other wildlife, for example by affecting their ability to reproduce, by altering their behaviour in ways jeopardising their survival, or through direct toxic effects. Increased awaren...

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Calculating Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Calculating Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

22 Dec 2020

The third in a quarterly series of blog posts about responsible supply chain management from the PSCI Chair, Caroline O'Brien

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As the pharma packaging world becomes more personalized, what does it mean?

As the pharma packaging world becomes more personalized, what does it mean?

14 Dec 2020

With a value of more than $1,000 billion in 2019 and enjoying a 5% increase during that year, the global pharmaceutical sector is in good health. But it is also a moving universe, in which both the digital and design revolutions have changed the game o...

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BASF's active ingredient Lipofructyl re-awarded Fair Trade label

BASF's active ingredient Lipofructyl re-awarded Fair Trade label

8 Dec 2020

The company's Argan Program promotes ethical sourcing and a sustainable supply chain for argan oil

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Sirio Europe invests in advanced manufacturing and green technologies

Sirio Europe invests in advanced manufacturing and green technologies

19 Oct 2020

Manufacturing facility upgrades have substantially increased the CDMO’s production capacity and energy efficiency.

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Sharp invests $10M in biologics and injectables packaging equipment

Sharp invests $10M in biologics and injectables packaging equipment

12 Oct 2020

Investment includes the installation two of automated top-loading cartoner with the flexibility to pack vials, syringes, pens/autoinjectors and multi-component kits.

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Biogen invests $250 million to eliminate its use of fossil fuels

Biogen invests $250 million to eliminate its use of fossil fuels

14 Sep 2020

After achieving carbon neutrality in 2014, Biogen further bolsters its action against climate change with the goal to become fossil fuel free by 2040.

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Samsung Biologics adds fourth plant due to growing demand

Samsung Biologics adds fourth plant due to growing demand

11 Aug 2020

Plant 4 will add 256 KL capacity to its site, which is scheduled to commence manufacturing activities in the second half of 2022.

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Construction underway on new Croda North American HQ and Innovation Centre

Construction underway on new Croda North American HQ and Innovation Centre

28 Jul 2020

The facility will support the company'a goal of being climate, land and people positive by 2030.

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DuPont's seaweed-based soft capsule ingredient gains non-GMO certification

DuPont's seaweed-based soft capsule ingredient gains non-GMO certification

29 Jun 2020

SeaGel offers drug and dietary supplement manufacturers an animal-free and sustainable alternative to traditional soft capsules.

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