Press Releases

Find here all press releases of the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) accompanied by related materials free for press purposes.
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RCI members advocate policy analysis and focused implementation of the renewable carbon strategy

The Renewable Carbon Initiative is joining forces to pave the way for the transformation from fossil to renewable materials! 

The members of the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) (, founded in September 2020, have joined forces to shape the transition from th...  Read more


Reusable – yes, absolutely!

If there is a system change, then do it properly: without crude oil. New reusable systems only with raw materials from biomass, CO2 and recycling!

The Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) supports the ban on single-use plastics for a range of applications such as cutlery, plates or straws, but also...  Read more


Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) publishes comic strip and videos to introduce renewable carbon to all

Nora and her FlyPhone, BioBTX, Stahl and nova-Institute explain the renewable carbon concept in new formats for B2C and B2B

Launched in September 2020, the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) is firing up a flurry of activities, all with two goals: Firstly, to raise awareness of the renew...  Read more


Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) draws worldwide attention

From international brands to leading chemical and bioeconomy companies to innovative start-ups for CO2 utilisation, companies are collaborating to guide a smart transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon

For the first time since the industrial revolution, technology allows us to ...  Read more


Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) supports the European Green Deal, but calls for an extension to the material sector through a comprehensive renewable carbon strategy

The current political focus on renewable energy is not sufficient to achieve climate-neutrality by 2050. Fossil carbon use in materials needs to be addressed, too, as the carbon contained in the molecules of chemicals and materials is prone to end up in the atmosphere sooner or later. Only a full...  Read more


World market leaders take climate protection seriously: New initiative to replace fossil with renewable carbon wants to change the foundation of the chemical industry

Eleven leading companies from six countries founded the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) in September 2020 under the leadership of nova-Institute (Germany). The aim of the initiative is to support and speed up the transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon for all organic chemicals and ma...  Read more

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