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Valent BioSciences Announces U.S. EPA Registration of AccedeTM Plant Growth Regulator for Effective Thinning of Stone Fruit and Apples

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., June 30, 2021 – Valent BioSciences LLC announces U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) registration of a new plant growth regulator (PGR), which will be marketed under the brand name AccedeTM, utilizing the active ingredient 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC). Accede is…

Pace International Promotes Michelle Smith to Senior Manager, Sales and Field Services South US

WAPATO, Wash. – June 3, 2021 – Pace International LLC (Pace) announced today the promotion of Michelle Smith to Senior Manager, Sales and Field Services South US. In her new role, Smith will be responsible for sales and field operations of…

Sumitomo Chemical Receives Gold Medal in EcoVadis Sustainability Assessment for the Second Consecutive Year

Sumitomo Chemical has received a Gold medal* in a sustainability assessment by EcoVadis (headquartered in France) for the second consecutive year. Established in 2007, EcoVadis is a performance rating agency focused on corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices, working to…

Adoption of Japan’s Stewardship Code in Corporate Pension Asset Management

Sumitomo Chemical announces that it has adopted Japan’s Stewardship Code (Code), the principles for “responsible institutional investors,” as an institutional investor, i.e., an asset owner of a corporate pension. This Code was officially announced by the Financial Services Agency in…

Engineering Department Established to Strengthen Engineering Functions and Deliver Smart Safety

Sumitomo Chemical has decided to newly establish an Engineering Department on April 1, 2021. With this change, the company will build an agile engineering system across the board for new plant construction and large-scale facility renovation, while also strengthening the…

Sumitomo Chemical’s Executive Officer Receives Outstanding Women’s Activity Award from Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan

Kanako Fukuda, Executive Officer of Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., has received a 2020 SCEJ Award for Outstanding Women’s Activity from the Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan (SCEJ). The SCEJ is an academic association that plays a central role as an…

Implementation of Waste-derived Product Businesses Towards Building a Circular System for Plastics

Sumitomo Chemical has decided to establish a Business Development Office for a Circular System for Plastics as of April 2021 to accelerate the development of businesses based on its efforts towards building a circular system for plastics. Plastics are a…
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