About Greg Skelton

Senior Director, Global Affairs | American Chemistry Council
Author Archive: Greg Skelton

Why we need a U.S.-EU free trade agreement

Recent economic troubles on both sides of the Atlantic have underscored the need for renewed efforts to boost job creation and economic growth. The establishment of the U.S.-EU High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth in late 2011 illustrated that political leaders in the U.S. and EU recognize that a step-change in the trans-Atlantic […]

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Strengthening SAICM is key to sound chemicals management

Modern society relies on chemicals to enable the products and technologies that make our lives, and our world, healthier, safer, more sustainable and more productive. And while the chemical industry is one of the most globalized segments of the world economy, different countries have significantly different capacities and capabilities to manage chemicals soundly throughout their […]

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ICCA highlights chemical industry contributions to sustainability at Rio+20 Business Day

The world faces a daunting challenge in meeting the needs of a growing population and encouraging opportunity for all with fewer resources. The chemical industry, through its ability to develop new and innovative products and processes, is a key solutions provider for sustainable development in such sectors as alternative energy, transportation, communications, building and construction, […]

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The global chemistry industry will be on the ground at Rio+20 — here’s why

World leaders are convening in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next week for the twentieth anniversary of the 1992 “Earth Summit” – the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The main priorities at Rio+20 are threefold – to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assess progress made and where more work is needed, and, […]

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