(C) Wolf G Kroner 2013 - Giorgio Marco Squinzi Sustainability refers to more than “green” or “bio-based”

February 2013. Under pressure from regulatory authorities (e.g. at EU level) the construction industry is striving to reduce the toxicity risks of additives, adhesives or other chemicals which improve processing and reduce cost. However uptake of more efficient, non-toxic innovations in green chemistry or biotechnology is still too slow by the industry, even in public tenders. Giorgio Squinzi, President of construction chemicals corporation MAPEI SpA and of Italy’s Confindustria in an exclusive interview with B2Bioworld.


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