ABOUT THE GREEN BLOGGER
Will Green Chemistry save the world or is it hype? Doris de Guzman examines alternative processing, new technology, R&D and other sustainability initiatives aimed at preventing pollution; replacing ingredients; and using renewable feedstock.
Doris de Guzman is senior editor at ICIS Chemical Business, a global chemical trade magazine. She has been covering the oleochemicals - natural fats and oils-based chemicals - market for 11 years and spread her beat to inorganics and biofuels. She previously covered specialty chemicals industries such as cosmetics, personal care, household/consumer care products, food & beverages, industrial specialties, nanotechnology, nutrition/supplements, and other niche chemical markets.
In November 2007, she started covering the business of green chemistry involving biofuels, white biotechnology, corporated sustainability initiatives, biobased-chemicals, natural/organic markets, clean technologies, chemical regulation and legislation, consumer trends and marketing, and anything involved under the umbrella of "green" and "sustainability."