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  1. Coffee and registration

  2. Welcome

    Leigh Stringer Leigh Stringer
    Managing Editor, Chemical Watch News & Insight, by Enhesa
  4. How to leverage Sustainable Portfolio Management for decision making and integrated sustainable strategies

    • The experience of Solvay SPM:
    • New market signals 
    • Need for a compass for decision making. How it works?
    • How to translate sustainability portfolio assessment into action
    Bruno Van Parys Bruno Van Parys
    Corporate Sustainable Development Sr. Officer, Solvay
  5. Experience of using biotechnology derived ingredients & sustainable alternatives

    Neil Parry Neil Parry
    Biotechnology Leader (Business groups) & Biotechnology and Biosourcing programme Director (Homecare), Unilever
  6. A start up's experience of navigating the regulatory landscape in the context of the CSS

    Tijmen Vries Tijmen Vries
    Strategic Development, BioBTX
  7. The new EU framework for sustainability reporting and environmental claims – and its impacts on the chemical industry

    Lara Dammer Lara Dammer
    Head of Economy & Policy, nova-Institut für politische und ökologische Innovation GmbH
  8. Q&A

  9. Refreshment break

  11. Safe and Sustainable by Design – Novozymes’ approach

    • Novozymes experiences with the case study  
    • Implementation of SSbD into innovation process – challenges based on experiences
    Rie Tsuchiya Rie Tsuchiya
    Regulatory Affairs Manager, Novozymes A/S
  12. Sustainable chemical management in the textiles industry


    Rajesh Ramamurthy Rajesh Ramamurthy
    Vice President/Head, Product Stewardship Asia, Archroma India (Pvt) Ltd
  13. Designing recycled textiles for circularity 

    • Why textile blends exist
    • How textile technology plays a crucial role in achieving circularity 
    • What disrupts circularity 
    Julie Willoughby Julie Willoughby
    Chief Scientific Officer, Circ
  14. Q&A

  15. Lunch and networking

  17. Regulations and their impact on sustainability in the electronics sector

    • An update on the latest RoHS developments and news on potential RoHS 3 proposals
    • The new Batteries Regulation and what this will mean for battery manufacturers and business users
    • The growing convergence of Product Compliance & ESG obligations
    Steven Andrews Steven Andrews
    Regulatory & Sustainability Expert - Product Sustainability, Assent
  18. Circular Economy Resource Information System (CE-RISE)

    • An overview of the EU-funded CE-RISE project:
    • The journey to design and test an integrated framework to effectively reuse, recover and recycle materials.
    • Defining of criteria to assess reusable products and embedded components
    • How it will collect and store information about the reuse criteria and material composition of products in a digital product passport, integrating it with information on the environmental footprint of products and the socio-economic and environmental impacts of reuse, recovery and recycling processes.
    Golnoush Abbasi Golnoush Abbasi
    Senior Scientist, The Climate and Environment Research Institute NILU
  19. Adhesives and sealants' unique properties in electronics under the EU Ecodesign Regulation

    • The role of adhesives and sealants for a sustainable transition
    • Adhesives and sealants unique properties in the electronics sector
    • Adhesives and sealants’ functions enabling electronics disassembly, reusability, repairability and recyclability
    Fanni Sypaseuth Fanni Sypaseuth
    Technical Service and Development Scientist & FEICA Electronics Task Force Vice Chair, Dow Silicones Belgium
  20. Q&A

  21. Close of conference

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