BioPhorum Sustainability

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A wave of redesign to protect against water scarcity

BioPhorum Sustainability is supporting an industry collaboration on the reduction of water usage - exploring how to close the technology and mindset gaps for cleaning and reusing water in bioprocessing.  Water mass of process operations is between 70-80% in new processes using single-use technology, and approximately 90% for legacy processes as revealed in initial PMI benchmarking studies.  With...

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BioPhorum introduces – Sustainability
In conversation with Corning

Sustainability for many organizations is mission-critical and materials science group  Corning is making great progress.  Most recently, using guidance developed by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and in alignment with a 1.5°C future scenario, two more goals were added to their list of climate commitments: reduce Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% (absolute basis) and relevant Scope 3 emissions by 17.5%...

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With net zero the ultimate target, how can the industry work together to usher in a sustainable future?

As the 26th UN Climate Change conference takes place in Glasgow, what part is BioPhorum playing to help the industry achieve its net zero targets? Until now it has been difficult to establish a clear direction for the industry across the sustainability agenda. Though there are several collaborations tackling aspects of sustainability, these tend to represent a microcosm of the industry – either the manufacturer's perspective or the supplier's...

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