03 Jun '11, 11pm

Procter & Gamble Developing Sustainable Chemicals with Biofuel Company

June 3, 2011 - Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) signed a multi-year joint development agreement that could lead to the use of more sustainably sourced chemicals in its products. The agreement is with ZeaChem Inc., a Colorado-based developer of cellulosic biorefineries that convert renewable feedstocks into fuels and chemicals. The agreement is expected to accelerate development of ZeaChem's product platform through the commercialization of bio-based chemicals that can replace petroleum-based chemicals in P&G products. "As part of its long-term environmental sustainability vision, P&G is committed to using 100% sustainably sourced renewable or recycled materials for all products and packaging," said Len Sauers, P&G's vice president for global sustainability. "Novel innovations from our suppliers, such as ZeaChem's unique process to create bio-based chemicals, are critical to us a...

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