Navigation Links
LS9 and Procter & Gamble Launch Sustainable Chemicals Partnership
Date:5/19/2009

Confirms P&G's Commitment to Sustainable Innovation. Accelerates LS9's Entry into the Consumer Product Chemicals Market

South San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) -- LS9, Inc., the Renewable Petroleum Company™, today announced a new strategic partnership with Procter and Gamble (NYSE: PG), one of world's largest consumer products companies. This new partnership supports the joint development and commercialization of LS9 technology to produce key chemicals used within the P&G portfolio of consumer products.

In adopting LS9's technology, P&G will employ one of the cleanest and most efficient technologies available to produce chemicals for consumer products. LS9's revolutionary technology converts renewable materials into high-value, low-carbon, cost effective fuels and chemicals. The partnership demonstrates P&G's commitment to sustainable innovations.    

The partnership includes a multi-year collaboration that will accelerate the adoption of LS9's proprietary technology in the production of a broad portfolio of commercial products - including sustainable chemicals and renewable transportation fuels.

"P&G is an ideal partner for LS9," said Bill Haywood, CEO of LS9. "By joining LS9's technology with P&G's market reach, the partnership will accelerate the delivery of sustainable, low-carbon, high-value chemical products into the world market."

P&G has had a long-term commitment to responsible growth and has made continued progress toward achieving its established sustainability goals. The company recently announced significant increases in its 2012 sustainability goals.

"P&G has a proven track record in the commercialization of sustainable innovations such as LS9's sustainable chemicals technology," said Len Sauers, vice president of global sustainability at P&G. "Our partnership with LS9 delivers on P&G's continued commitment to identify and promote sustainable innovations that help reduce the environmental profile of P&G's products and operations."

For more information about LS9 or P&G, please visit www.ls9.com or www.pg.com.


About LS9
LS9, Inc., the Renewable Petroleum Company, is a privately-held industrial biotechnology company pursuing the commercial development of renewable fuels and sustainable chemicals. LS9 is applying synthetic biology to produce proprietary biofuels that are compatible with existing fuel distribution infrastructure, as well as high-value industrial chemicals. LS9 is the pioneer in the commercial development of fermentation derived hydrocarbon biofuels and its patent-pending Renewable Petroleum(TM) products are custom engineered in the lab to address immediate market needs for clean energy alternatives to petroleum and industrial chemicals. The company was founded in 2005 and venture capital firms Flagship Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners have provided funding to date. LS9 is headquartered in South San Francisco, California. For more information on LS9, please visit www.ls9.com.

EDITORS, PLEASE NOTE
Digital images for LS9 are available by contacting Kelly Taylor: 415.359.2313.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/05/prweb2437824.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. ElutraSep Inc. Announces the Launch of the Cryptonite™ HV Filter Module for Cryptosporidium and Giardia Testing
2. University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago First Hospital to Install Innovative Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System
3. UMass Boston Opens Venture Development Center to Expand R&D Activity
4. Best of Show Awards Winners Named at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo
5. E&K Scientific Announces Partnership with Sciformatix
6. Akaza Research to Present OpenClinica at ACRP Global Conference & Exhibition
7. E&K Scientific Announces New Accuflow Product Line
8. Stemedica Signs Scientific Advisory Board Agreement with Leading Pediatric Burn & Wound Care Researcher
9. Impact Systems' Compliance-in-a-Box™ Video is Announced as "Be the Buzz of Bio" Contest Finalist
10. Jovianna DiCarlo Named ConsentSolutions, Inc. President & Chief Executive Officer
11. Recent Graduates Finding BioTech & Pharmaceutical Jobs Easier Than Ever With The Launch of CampusRXBio
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... For the second time ... US2020 STEM Mentoring Award. Representatives of the FirstHand program travelled to Washington, D.C. ... US2020. , US2020’s mission is to change the trajectory of STEM education in ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... The ... prestigious awards honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical ... during Pittcon 2018, the world’s leading conference and exposition for laboratory science, which ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... October 09, 2017 , ... ... the medical journal, Epilepsia, Brain Sentinel’s SPEAC® System which uses the surface ... detecting generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCS) using surface electromyography (sEMG). The prospective multicenter ...
(Date:10/6/2017)... ... October 06, 2017 , ... On ... and webinar on INSIGhT, the first-ever adaptive clinical trial for glioblastoma (GBM). The ... The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/3/2017)... , April 3, 2017  Data ... precision engineering platform, detected a statistically significant ... product prior to treatment and objective response ... the potential to predict whether cancer patients ... to treatment, as well as to improve ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017  higi, the health IT company that ... North America , today announced a Series B ... of EveryMove. The new investment and acquisition accelerates higi,s ... to transform population health activities through the collection and ... higi collects and secures data today on behalf ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Biometric ... of around 15.1% over the next decade to reach approximately $1,580 ... market estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):