FOCUS TOPIC SUSTAINABILITY

In much of the world, sustainability is the order of the day. But what exactly does the term mean? The basic idea is dealing with energy and raw materials more carefully and with greater forethought than people often have in the past. For example, it means not letting plastic waste get out of hand, even though the material makes our lives easier. Or how hydrogen can be produced on an industrial scale in an environmentally sound way. Sustainability ought to show societies and companies the path to a livable future.

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Lightweight - with EMC Protection

Plastic can do more than just insulate – it can conduct electric current as well. For example for the electric car of the future. With special plastics and coatings from Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, it will be able to shed a few pounds.

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From Climate Villain to Useful Material

If you tie Steel-making and the production of base materials for the chemical industry together, you can reduce emissions significantly. A tour of the Carbon2Chem Technical Center run by thyssenkrupp.

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Blossoms on the Eternal Ice

A plastic that helps to promote the growth of plants: Researchers are growing vegetables in the Antarctic. They owe their success to a group of chemists who invented the all-purpose material acrylic glass nearly a century ago.

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A Material from the Bark of a Tree

Natural rubber, sometimes called caoutchouc, is the raw material used in making what we simply call rubber. Thailand is the world’s biggest exporter of natural rubber.

It is where the first plantations and producers are turning to sustainable cultivation methods – by abandoning pesticides and monoculture, for example.

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LESS is more. More responsibility.

LESS stands for Low Emission Sealing Solutions and symbolizes the goal-oriented insight that “Less is more.” After all, climate change and the finiteness of natural resources make us all accountable.

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