Originally published in Interiors & Sources

02/26/2008

Joint Research Initiative by Henkel and ASU to Measure Environmental Impact of Consumer Products

 
February 26 , 2008

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Joint Research Initiative by Henkel and ASU to Measure Environmental Impact of Consumer Products
In a pioneering effort, Henkel recently announced a three-year commitment to invest in Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability to work on Life Cycle Impact Analysis—a process that measures the total environmental impact in every stage of a product's life, from "cradle to grave."
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Don’t Lose That New Year Momentum!
Every January, many of us are looking ahead, pondering the coming year and its prospects. We often start the year with renewed optimism and plans for growth. In this uncertain market, it is important to keep up this momentum and energy! Many client markets remain strong, some have weakened, and a few have collapsed. In the face of this, there are still many firm leaders who believe 2008 will be at least an okay to good year, and some see it developing much better than that.
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Johnsonite Launches New Web Site to Highlight Sustainability
Johnsonite Launches New Web Site to Highlight Sustainability
Johnsonite announces the launch of johnsoniteenvironment.com, a fully-functional and interactive microsite dedicated to capturing all elements of Johnsonite’s sustainability support.
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HOK to Design Showroom for Allsteel at Merchandise Mart
HOK Chicago has been selected to renovate and expand the Chicago Resource Center for Allsteel at the Merchandise Mart. The finished project, which involves approximately 16,000 square feet of showroom space, will be unveiled in June 2008 at NeoCon.
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