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Why is Pharmaceutical Green Chemistry Use on the Rise?

Green chemistry principles first emerged in the 1990s, and the pharmaceutical industry – especially larger, global organizations – began steadily incorporating its principles in subsequent years. Here are some recent…

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Green Generic Drug Substances: Increased Upfront Costs Offset by Long-Term Profitability

Green initiatives may be slowly gaining some traction across the pharmaceutical industry, but there is still a long way to go. These are some astonishing insights from sciencehistory.org. “On a waste-to-product…

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Green Chemistry by Design (GCbD): The Earlier, The Better for Pharmaceutical APIs

There’s a growing consensus in the pharmaceutical industry that drug makers should embrace green chemistry. The last decade of pharma manufacturing has seen green chemistry practices shift from aspirational stewardship…

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Earth Day 2021: Reinventing Business As Usual

April 22 is Earth Day and this year’s theme is Restore our Earth. On their website, Earthday.org states “When life around the globe returns to normal, our world cannot return…

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