Do you want to make a difference in the world? Do you want to make an impact on issues like climate change, reliance on fossil fuels, continuing contamination of air, land and water, unsafe chemicals in consumer products, and conflict minerals use?
All of these pressing global issues are impacted by chemistry, and green chemistry holds the key for addressing these critical environmental, health, cost, and security concerns.
Everyone has a stake in this decision, and YOU can make a difference NOW! By voting for the next wave of innovation that will provide REAL solutions to these REAL problems through your support of the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute’s® 2014 Green Chemistry & Engineering Business Plan Competition, greener products will be one step closer to the market place. It is the only competition of its kind exclusively dedicated to green chemistry and engineering and provides the chance for sustainability-oriented entrepreneurs to move their greener innovations closer to a commercial reality.
This is your chance to help accelerate solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges like:
• Dependence on endangered elements in chemical processes
• Displacing petrochemicals by transforming renewable or waste feedstocks into valuable chemicals
• Reducing hazardous chemical inputs in products and processes
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