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Eastman Chemical joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

October 18, 2012
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GENEVA, Switzerland — Eastman Chemical Co. has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and will be closely involved with the council’s new Chemical Sector “Reaching Full Potential” project.

"I am thrilled that we can launch our new project with one of the global leaders in the chemicals sector. Having Eastman on board will greatly benefit and enrich the work we do. Their sustainability program is robust and extensive, taking in the three pillars of sustainability,” said Peter Bakker, WBCSD president.

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Eastman, which produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals and fibers, will be represented at the WBCSD by its Senior Vice President and Chief Regional and Sustainability Officer, Godefroy Motte. The WBCSD Liaison Delegate is Anne Kilgore, Director of Sustainability.

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