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Responsible Care

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Do you know?
The world’s population will grow from almost 7 billion now to over 9 billion in 2050!!! Will there be enough food to go round?
Will there be enough water for food production? Water scarcity leads to more crop and cattle per drop, increasing population and reduced land available for food production per capita.
Approximately one-seventh of people on the planet still lack access to safe water. There is a total of 1.386 billion cubic kilometers of water on earth covering 70,8% of the total surface. But only 2,5% is fresh water. About 0,26% of all fresh water is in rivers and lakes that can be used by people and life of earth.


With more than three billion raw hides and skins processed annually, the leather and protein industry is an important part of the world economy. In 2012, with the DeMythe®LDD technology AkzoNobel received both the Dutch Responsible Care Award and the European Responsible Care Award. The former was presented by the Dutch Chemical Industry (VNCI) and the latter by the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic). Because… (Please click on the diagram on the right side of your screen)