Alliance to End Plastic Waste: Press Kit
News Release: Calgary, Alberta (January 16, 2019) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) today joined an alliance of global companies to advance solutions to reduce plastic waste in the environment, with a specific focus on ocean pollution.
“Plastic waste in our environment is a growing challenge, but a solvable one with strong leadership and collaboration. We are proud to join the Alliance to End Plastic Waste as a founding member and work with other industry leaders to address this concern.”
-Todd Karran, President and CEO, NOVA Chemicals
“Plastics are valuable materials that make our modern lives healthier, easier and safer. We also recognize the need to work toward the creation of a circular plastics economy that reduces waste and encourages reuse, recycling and regeneration.”
-John Thayer, Senior Vice President, Polyethylene Business at NOVA Chemicals
Jennifer Nanz – Communications
About NOVA Chemicals
NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Forward Looking Statements:
This news release contains forward-looking statements, including the expected capital investment in, and timing of start-up of, the two growth projects in Ontario and expected timing of start-up of the proposed joint venture with Borealis and Total. By their nature, forward-looking statements require NOVA Chemicals to make assumptions and are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. NOVA Chemicals’ forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. In addition, the forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this news release, and except as required by applicable law, NOVA Chemicals undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements to reflect new information, subsequent events or otherwise.