Governor Hochul Announces Agreement with Canadian Firm Li-Cycle to Create Nearly 270 Jobs in Monroe County

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced New York State’s agreement with Li-Cycle, a Canadian lithium-ion battery resource recovery company, to create nearly 270 jobs in Monroe County through the performance-based Excelsior Jobs Tax Credit Program. The company will expand its U.S. operations through a new facility known as the Rochester Hub,Continue Reading

How two Australians came up with a solution

One of the more hopeful inventions for the planet has come out of the University of Sydney and is being commercialised worldwide by an Australian company that is supported by some big global packaging and chemical firms. The company is called Licella, founded and run by an organic chemist namedContinue Reading

Public-private partnership key to build fool-proof cybersecurity ecosystem

No single institution or sector has the knowledge, experience, resources and other capabilities to tackle cybersecurity threats and create resilient cybersecurity infrastructure. Cyber threat intelligence sharing and collaboration in exchanging expertise and perspective between public and private institutions are important for an overall win-win situation for both. Partnership with knowledgeableContinue Reading

The ExxonMobil exec pushing plastic recycling

Dave Andrew sees chemical recycling as key to a circular economy. | Courtesy of ExxonMobil ExxonMobil is going all in on plastics. Dave Andrew, the company’s vice president of new market development, sees chemical recycling — the practice of breaking down plastic for reuse — as key to solving theContinue Reading

It appears that the Biden administration has finally realized that successfully achieving the energy transition is a monumental challenge that will take the collective brainpower and cooperation of industry and the world’s political leaders. Since the launch of the ET initiative, the actual cost and technological complexities of achieving net-zeroContinue Reading