Programme

  1.  

    **Note: timings are in CET**

  2. Introduction

  3. Keynote Address: The European Commission's Green Deal

    Carlo Pettinelli Carlo Pettinelli
    Director, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, EU Commission, Belgium
  4. Keynote Address: The European Commission's Green Deal - an industry perspective

    Marco Mensink Marco Mensink
    Director General, Cefic - The European Chemical Industry Council, Belgium
  5. Session 1: Developing sustainable chemicals management strategies
  6. Drivers for Apple’s progressive chemicals management strategy

    Arthur Fong, Apple, tbc

  7. Clariant’s progressive chemicals management strategy for safer and more sustainable solutions

  8. Why the most progressive businesses today will be the most successful tomorrow

    Anne-Sofie Bäckar Anne-Sofie Bäckar
    Executive Director, ChemSec
  9. Q&A & panel discussion

  10. Break

  11. Session 2: Sourcing materials: The foundation of your sustainable chemicals management strategy
  12. Circular economy: Ensuring resource efficiency by circulating substances

    • Featuring insights from a Danish project
    Marianne Lyngsaae Marianne Lyngsaae
    Quality System Manager, Brenntag Nordic, Denmark
  13. Alternatives assessment in practice: Trivalent Chromium Coated Steel (TCCT) - regulatory context as support?

    Hans Dommershuijzen Hans Dommershuijzen
    Manager Regulatory Affairs, Packaging, Tata Steel Europe, The Netherlands
  14. The changing role of procurement ensuring a sustainable value chain

    Markus Mirgeler Markus Mirgeler
    Head of Procurement Services (CPO), Clariant International Ltd, Switzerland
  15. Q&A & panel discussion

  16. Break

  17. Session 3: Manufacturing and production
  18. Human rights: Due diligence for the most vulnerable

    Baskut Tuncak Baskut Tuncak
    UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics, UK
  19. Member State perspective: Are your production/manufacturing practices up to scratch?

    • Overview of enforcement organisation & approaches on national and European level
    • Consequences, penalties and business impacts for non-compliance and late compliance in the supply chain
    • Enforcement of exposure scenarios and (extended) safety data sheets – results and findings of REACH-EN-FORCE projects
    Andrea Mayer-Figge Andrea Mayer-Figge
    Head of Section, Chemical Safety, Dangerous Substances, Biological Agents & Occupational Health, Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  20. Ensuring best practice and latest knowledge reach supplier’s factory floors

    Oscar Benjamin Oscar Benjamin
    Sustainable Chemicals Specialist, Kingfisher, UK
  21. Lessons from ZDHC

    Frank Michel Frank Michel
    Executive Director, ZDHC Foundation, Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals, The Netherlands
  22. Q&A & final panel discussion

  23. Close of Day One

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