28 January 2011 16:10 [Source: ICIS news]
PARIS (ICIS)--Policy makers around the world need to ensure they are creating the right regulatory incentives to encourage chemical industry innovation for new, more sustainable products, a senior American Chemistry Council (ACC) executive said on Friday.
Speaking on the sidelines of the International Year of Chemistry launch in Paris, ACC president and CEO, Cal Dooley, said that public policies in Europe, the US and Asia should foster a greater level of innovation through research and development incentives and allow the chemical industry to invest in technologies to help tackle global trends such as population growth.
“When we look at the need for more sustainable lifestyles and manufacturing we have to ensure governments provide the right incentives to ensure we are moving ahead with developing new and sustainable technologies for energy efficiency,” Dooley said.
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