1. Registration

  2. Keynote  Keynote address:

    Achim Halpaap Achim Halpaap
    Special Advisor, Chemicals and Health Branch, Economy Division, UN Environment, Switzerland
  3. Session 1: Safer Chemicals - Global Issues
  4. Corporate Sustainability Strategies and chemicals management

    • The ECHA study into industry’s sustainability strategies and the impact of regulation, especially REACH and CLP
    • Three broad categories of sustainability approaches
    • Internal and external change drivers within companies
    • Sustainability Strategies: study recommendations

    Linda-Jean Cockcroft Linda-Jean Cockcroft
    Partner, ERM
  5. Proactive Supply Chain Management and Consumer Communication

    Normative requirements as a permanent challenge to supply chain actors
    • Dynamic material data system as a precondition for compliance and business opportunities
    • Consumer awareness and app-supported SVHC requests
    • Contribution towards sustainable chemistry management

    Martin Führ Martin Führ
    Professor for Public Law, Comparative Law and Legal Theory, sofia/Darmstadt University for Applied Sciences, Germany
  6. When the Circular Economy goes Toxic - Restricted Flame Retardants in Toys and Consumer Products Made of Recycled Plastics

    • Brief intro to IPEN
    • Quick Background
    • Toxic Recycling
    • The Global South Perspective
    • What can be done to resolve this issue?

    Sara Brosché Sara Brosché
    Science Adviser, International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN)
  7. Sustainable Chemical Management – what does it really mean and how do we get there?

    • The Natural Step’s experience coaching companies up and down value chains
    • Use of a strategic framework and set of science-based sustainability principles
    • Case study within the European PVC value chain
    • A common vision and innovation roadmap to future-proof industry

    Richard Blume Richard Blume
    Senior Advisor, Sustainable Business, The Natural Step
  8. Q&A

  9. Refreshments

  10. Session 2: Innovative/Progressive Chemicals Management - how upstream companies are innovating to meet the demands of supply chains
  11. Pro-active Product Stewardship @ BASF

    • Sustainable Solution Steering (Methodology and Examples)
    • Together for Sustainability
    • Circular Economy at BASF
    • BASF’s contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

    Stefanie Deuser Stefanie Deuser
    Product Safety Manager, BASF
  12. AkzoNobel - a case study - Using Green Chemistry & Safer Alternatives

    • Akzo Nobel’s Priority Substance Program
    • New product development

    Eva Osterberg Eva Osterberg
    Director, Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs, AkzoNobel
  13. Q&A

  14. Lunch

  15. Chemicals management in the supply chain - from compliance to USP, a start up’s perspective

    • What is actually driving chemicals management challenges
      ○ the complex interaction between standards and legislation
      ○ the reality facing brand owners
    • Success factors for green collaborations within chemicals management
    • A deeper look at the approach of Paxymer - the flame retardant system
      ○ what it takes to be best in class
      ○ building a brand within an industrial niche
      ○ delivering value across the supply chain
    Amit Paul Amit Paul
    Managing Director, Paxymer
  16. Savroc- a case study in alternatives hard coatings

    • TripleHard Technology – Trivalent chrome alternative to Hex-Chrome
    • From Lab to Industrial implementation
    • Case examples and applications

    Juha Miettinen Juha Miettinen
    CTO, Savroc Ltd
  17. Q&A

  18. Refreshments

  19. Session 3: Innovative/Progressive Chemicals Management - how downstream companies are innovating to meet the demands of consumers/customers and supply chains
  20. Long Term Management of Substance of Concern (SOC) Compliance at Volvo Group

    • Monitor Substance of Concern (SOC) Regulation and define/update internal processes and standards
    • Compile forecast and define features for long term technology development and planning
    • Analyze if substances of concern (SOC) occur in parts/ chemical products & inform customers
    • Communicate to suppliers sustainable substitution demands and prepare roadmap for substitution

    Astrid Breyne Astrid Breyne
    Global Product Regulation - Substance of Concern (SOC) Compliance Management/ Product Planning, Volvo Group
  21. Sustainable materials – the natural next step to meet consumer expectations

    Jes Faltum Jes Faltum
    Director, Environmental Product Innovation, LEGO
  22. What is responsible chemistry in the context of sustainability?

    Mark Stalmans Mark Stalmans
    Global Product Stewardship & Sustainability, Procter & Gamble
  23. Chemical Leasing: An innovative business model in the context of the circular economy

    • Introduction to Chemical Leasing
    • Chemical Leasing in international chemicals policy and circular economy
    • The modules of Chemical Leasing
    • Experiences of the implementation in companies
    • Examples of applicationsExamples of applications
    Reinhard Joas Reinhard Joas
    Managing Director, Ramboll Environ
  24. From hazardous waste to using secondary chemical resources - an agenda in Circular Economy

    • Chemical substances are used as technical aids in the medical industry
    • Possible replacement of these ‘waste products’ as chemicals in the second part of the supply chain

    Jens Torslov Jens Torslov
    Head of Projects, Business Development Manager, DHI Environment and Toxicology
  25. Q&A

  26. Close of Day One / Cocktails

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