World's largest chemical companies accused of hiding toxic chemical production behind green screen

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None of the companies on ChemSec's ranking scored an A, while 28 of 50 scored between D+ and D-
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None of the companies on ChemSec's ranking scored an A, while 28 of 50 scored between D+ and D-

None of the 50 biggest chemical companies have public information on the production of hazardous chemicals, according to major new ChemScore report

The majority of the world's largest chemical companies are actively marketing greener products on their websites, while failing to disclose information about the production of hazardous chemicals. This...

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