Category Archives: Climate Change

Olympics season is back – Polyurethanes ensure stadiums are built sustainably

Olympics PU

There are only two weeks to go before thousands of people flock to the newly built stadiums in Rio for … Continue reading...

Interview with ISOPA’s President Mike Fowles – “While challenges will continue to emerge, hard work and positive spirit can turn difficulty into opportunity”

After serving as Vice-President for two years, Mike Fowles was appointed ISOPA President last December. With 30 years of international … Continue reading...

The future of the construction industry needs to be based on circular economy principles

During his visit to Malta on 18 March, Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella underlined the importance of aligning circular economy principles … Continue reading...

COP 21 – The polyurethane industry is on board!

COP21, the most anticipated event of the year, has now started. While countries come to the negotiating table to … Continue reading...

Polyurethane industry’s contribution to sustainable development – 3 Questions to Shpresa Kotaji, Chair of the ISOPA Polyurethane Applications Cluster

Over the past 10 years, sustainable development has risen to the top of the political and regulatory agenda. Today more … Continue reading...

Efficient appliances: Fighting climate change starts at home

Have you ever thought of the impact of your households appliances on your monthly energy budget and on the environment? … Continue reading...

UTECH 2015: ISOPA showed the way to Product Stewardship & Sustainability

UTECH Europe 2015 – the leading international event for the polyurethanes industry – was held in Maastricht on April 14 … Continue reading...

Guest blog: Frank Grunert | “Polyurethane’s contribution to growth in Europe”

In the new European institutional landscape, with kick-starting growth having emerged as a top priority for policy-makers, Frank Grunert, the … Continue reading...

The future of European environmental policy: what’s the industry’s role?

The protection of the environment and economic growth are not enemies. On the contrary, they should go hand in hand, … Continue reading...

Meet ISOPA at UTECH 2015!

UTECH 2015, the leading international event for the polyurethanes industry, will take place in Maastricht on 14-15-16 April 2015.

Come … Continue reading...