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La chimie verte: une nouvelle industrie de substitution GREEN CHEMISTRY: A NEW INDUSTRY OF SUBSTITUTE

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  • Clément WILS


    (Laboratoire de Recherche sur l'Industrie et l'Innovation. ULCO)

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    Ce rapport présente le contexte économique et social introduisant le concept de la chimie verte qui pourrait s’annoncer comme une alternative d’avenir à la pétrochimie. Il définit ce nouveau concept mis en avant au début des années 1990, tout en précisant les acteurs principaux à son émergence. Les causes de son développement seront également abordés et notamment la pression croissante des particuliers, de plus en plus soucieux de leur environnement et de leur condition de vie, envers les industriels. Enfin, nous traiterons des limites à l’émergence des innovations et des nouvelles technologies du concept mais aussi de ses perspectives difficiles afin de remplacer le paradigme pétrolier. This report deals with the economic and social environment introducing the concept of the green chemistry which could be considered in the future as an alternative to the petro chemistry. It defines the new concept imagined in the early 1990s, while specifying the main actors involved in its emergence. Finally, we discuss the limitations to the emergence of innovations and new technologies of green chemistry but also the prospects to replace the oil paradigm.

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    Paper provided by Laboratoire de Recherche sur l'Industrie et l'Innovation. ULCO / Research Unit on Industry and Innovation in its series Working Papers with number 263.

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    Length: 13 pages
    Date of creation: Feb 2013
    Publication status: Published in Cahiers du Lab.RII, Février 2013
    Handle: RePEc:rii:riidoc:263
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