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Covestro Blog - Archive (people,planet,performance materials)

2022
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January
2022
| 15:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Today is January 20, 2022. That means I've been working as a Trainee at Covestro for almost a year now – and yes, time flies. Shortly after starting in February 2021, I thought about how I would structure my two-year traineeship. Within two years the...
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11
January
2022
| 10:51 Europe/Amsterdam
We all still have the images in our minds. In July, parts of Germany were flooded by a devastating flood that left behind impassable roads, collapsed houses and desperate people. Some Covestro colleagues were and are also affected by the destruction....
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2021
22
December
2021
| 13:59 Europe/Amsterdam
2021 is another year that can barely be described as brilliant in retrospect. Heat waves in China, the USA and southern Europe. Floods in Western and Central Europe. Earthquake in Haiti. It would be nice to take a break from wave riding, but with a v...
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16
December
2021
| 14:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Interview with Pol Blanch, winner of this year´s Design in Plastics Award. Pol Blanch, a student from Brunel University in the UK, has claimed top prize in the 2021 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition, with a product designed to help r...
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09
December
2021
| 12:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Women are still underrepresented in IT professions. Despite this, Aline Barray actively chose it. In this interview, she talks about what helped her along the way and why time spent abroad was formative. ...
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02
December
2021
| 11:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Green electricity is the basis of a climate-neutral future. Its expansion is urgent. That's why Covestro is taking action - together with our partner Ørsted, and others. By signing the first power purchase agreement from the project in 2019, we helpe...
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29
November
2021
| 10:35 Europe/Amsterdam
I sleepily open my sticky eyes. Music can be heard in the distance. Some annoying song that is hard to bear. Especially at this time of day. The clock shows exactly 5:00 am. The music gets louder, footsteps approach. I hear annoyed grumbling from the...
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23
November
2021
| 11:56 Europe/Amsterdam
An event format for all employees entirely dedicated to networking, exchange, and inspiration – and, of course, the presentation of awards for the best innovation projects at Covestro: That’s the Innovation Celebration, which has been held regularly ...
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02
November
2021
| 15:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Covestro employees from Mexico have set up a women's network. In a safe space, they are allowed to exchange experiences on the topic of gender equity openly and without prejudice. ...
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28
October
2021
| 15:28 Europe/Amsterdam
To give children and adults in Taiwan the opportunity to do science at home at their leisure, Covestro is inviting them to try all of its MagicMaterial School experiments in their own homes. ...
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14
October
2021
| 13:59 Europe/Amsterdam
A residential quarter consisting of new and energetically renovated buildings is being realized in Überlingen. The special feature: The quarter is located in a prime location on Lake Constance and is climate-neutral, yet the apartments are affordable...
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08
October
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A climate neutral world is possible. The chemical industry wants to lead the way by using renewable energy, alternative materials and developing sustainable technologies. Here are seven ideas for a more sustainable and, of course, circular future I s...
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29
September
2021
| 10:25 Europe/Amsterdam
The use of the Covestro-Cloud is a significant step in Covestro's digital transformation. In this context, the use of cloud-based services not only means the introduction of completely new IT technologies, but also a whole new perspective on digitali...
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21
September
2021
| 18:46 Europe/Amsterdam
The “iLumen European Solar Challenge” (IESC) is a 24h solar car race, which took place in Belgium last weekend. Several teams of students from all around Europe traveled to “Circuit Zolder” to participate in this challenge. Amongst them was Team Sonn...
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17
September
2021
| 18:34 Europe/Amsterdam
26,169.53 kilograms. A lot of mass. About 13 Teslas Model Y. That's how much trash a cleanup group collected only in Cologne in 2021. Too much trash ends up in the environment – where it doesn't belong. Waste is a precious resource. Industry and soci...
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16
September
2021
| 10:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Sucheta, what does safety mean to you personally?Safety is a basic non-negotiable human requirement. It's no different for me, personally or professionally. Its meaning and interpretation can often vary from person to person. But ultimately, from my ...
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31
August
2021
| 14:51 Europe/Amsterdam
You can learn a lot in a six-month internship, if you find the fitting position for you. Now, at the end of my internship at Covestro, I can say that it was a great fit for me! I'd like to share some of the reasons why, and maybe you'll directly want...
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25
August
2021
| 16:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Why is a chemical company suddenly interested in clean water?Lorenz Kramer: At Covestro, we are not suddenly interested in water. Rather, we are aware of the special responsibility that the use of this valuable resource entails. Water is both the bas...
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17
August
2021
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sönke Ibs has already experienced a lot throughout his career. After starting his professional path in 1995, Ibs joined Bayer in 2001. After starting his career in the field of planning electrical systems, he worked as an energy manager and in mainte...
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10
August
2021
| 21:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Until a few days ago, women's and men's teams from all over the world were fighting for victory in field hockey in Tokyo. For more than 100 years, this discipline has been an integral part of the major sporting events held every four years. Due to th...
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03
August
2021
| 14:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Traversing an entire continent fueled only by the power of the sun is the goal of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. In what is probably the world’s toughest solar car race, it is not just a matter of surviving the 3,000-kilometer route from Darw...
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28
July
2021
| 11:58 Europe/Amsterdam
“Tag sales” are a summer tradition where I live: Neighbors sell household items they no longer need so that instead of going to the landfill, things like toys, books and decorations end up with new owners. ...
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13
July
2021
| 16:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Event management has been transformed by the Corona crisis more than almost any other industry. On-site events have been replaced by virtual events. Covestro's Annual Press Conference was also held entirely digitally. Daniela Schreiber has co-organiz...
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05
July
2021
| 17:55 Europe/Amsterdam
June 2021 was the most colorful Pride Month I have experienced. Many individuals and organizations around the world have shown color, a symbol for their growing commitment to diversity and inclusion in our society.  ...
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05
July
2021
| 17:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Plastics have largely negative public image. Critics see plastic as a problem material which needs to be eliminated. Yet these examples show that plastics are indispensable. ...
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05
July
2021
| 16:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Covestro aims to allocate 80 percent of the project expenditures for Research and Development (R&D) in areas that support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is one of the five sustainability goals that Covestro aims to achieve by 2025....
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05
July
2021
| 11:10 Europe/Amsterdam
"Vizekusen" is a term that once stood for the Bayer Leverkusen soccer team. When the term was coined, somewhen in the early years of this millennium, the team had become German vice-champion. ...
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