A technology breakthrough is making it possible to cost-effectively reduce worldwide chemical surfactant reliance for the first time. Production methods developed by Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS) are driving a global shift to the use of high-performing biosurfactants customized to directly replace surfactants in key global industries—with a 37% lower carbon footprint.
Selling agricultural carbon credits is now a reality for U.S. farmers as Shopify prepares to finalize its initial high-volume purchase through Nori’s carbon removal marketplace. Upon completion, financial compensation will be delivered to noted Midwest row crop grower, Kelly Garrett, who is enrolled in CarbonNOW—a program developed by Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) to lead farmers through the carbon credit process and maximize earnings. The carbon credit payments rapidly reward farmers for their efforts in fighting climate change and provide a new revenue stream that can double profits to improve financial security amid a challenging year.
Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™ (Locus BE) has received ISO 9001 accreditation for the proprietary fermentation processes used to produce its award-winning biosurfactants for oilfield applications.
The CarbonNOW™ project from B Corp™ Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) has been named the national winner in the Energy Globe Awards for its immediate impact on climate change and food security. The sustainable agriculture initiative is the first in the country to get farmers compensated for environmentally friendly growing practices. It will now go on to represent the United States in the global awards.
Locus Performance Ingredients™ is launching its first product line to replace petrochemical surfactants in personal care formulations.
Branded as Ferma™, the pure Sophorolipid series of biosurfactants provide safer and more sustainable ingredient options with 5-25 times better performance—enabling lower usage rates and reducing carbon footprint by a minimum of 37%.
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