Draft program:

17h00 Welcome and Introduction – Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP and President of GLOBE EU

17h10  Keynote address – Gunter Pauli, Chairman of the Board, Novamont; member of The Club of Rome

17h25  The Role of Recycled and Renewable Carbon – Florian Vernay, Head of Sustainability & Communications, Home Care Division, Unilever

17h35  Discussion (joined by Mr Pauli and Mr Vernay) moderated by Martin Hojsik, MEP and Vice-President of GLOBE EU

Enabling Substitution Technologies for the Low Carbon Transition (5-minute introductions followed by discussion):

  • Jonatan Kleimark, Senior Chemicals and Business Advisor, ChemSec (the International Chemical Secretariat, Sweden)
  • Peter Sandkühler, Sustainability Director EMEA, Dow
  • Maxine Tillij, Director Strategic Analysis & Policy, TNO (Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, the Netherlands)
  • Christian Holzleitner, Head of Unit, European Commission, DG CLIMA.C.3

18h25 Conclusions – Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP