6th Edition Conference

Global Business Summit Europe

30 Sep - 01 Oct 2020 Add To Calendar
Amsterdam Marriott Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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"Be part of the chemicals management of the future"
The Global Business Summit will give you the chance to hear from those at the cutting edge of sustainable development in the chemicals world. The Global Business Summit gives you the chance to take a step back and think about the bigger picture for your organisation.


  • Two days of insights from leading figures on how chemicals safety is integral to sustainability
  • Examining the global drivers, investment, and chemistry needed to build sustainable value chains
  • The chance to ask your questions to our panel of expert speakers


09:00 AM - 05:45 PM (Business)
09:00 AM - 04:45 PM (Business)

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Paid Ticket Starts from 1635 EUR View Details



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Dennis Boateng

Dennis Boateng

Businessman at Boat Brothers Company Limited

Accra, Ghana


Chief Executive at Europak Trading & Investment Associates

Novi Sad, Serbia
Rosemond Plantpool

Rosemond Plantpool


Accra, Ghana


Accra-Ghana at RODRYAN LTD

Takoradi, Ghana
Imoh Johnson obianefo

Imoh Johnson obianefo

Managing Director at Obi-charlimo

Aba, Nigeria
Chloé Chartier

Chloé Chartier

GHG Data Analyst at Ecometrica

Montreal, Canada


Knowledge Manager at EFESO

Paris, France


Marco Mensink

Marco Mensink

Director General, Cefic
Martin Fuehr

Martin Fuehr

Professor for Public Law, Comparative Law and Legal Theory, sofia/Darmstadt...
Marianne Lyngsaae

Marianne Lyngsaae

Quality System Manager, REACH and Biocide Advisor, Brenntag Nordic
Mike Hale

Mike Hale

Consultant, European Union for the Responsible Incineration and Treatment of...
Baskut Tuncak

Baskut Tuncak

UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics
Leigh Stringer

Leigh Stringer

Business Editor, Chemical Watch, UK
Tatiana Santos

Tatiana Santos

Policy Manager: Chemicals & Nanotechnology, European Environmental Bureau (EEB),...

Schedule & Agenda

Wed, 25 Mar 08:45 AM - 09:15 AM Registration
Coffee and registration
Wed, 25 Mar 09:15 AM - 09:25 AM Opening Ceremony
Wed, 25 Mar 09:25 AM - 09:40 AM Session
What the post-2020 global chemicals framework is likely to mean for companies
Wed, 25 Mar 09:40 AM - 09:55 AM Session
What does the High Ambition Alliance want to achieve for a post-2020 global chemicals framework?
Wed, 25 Mar 09:55 AM - 10:10 AM Session
Why companies need to develop sustainable chemicals management strategies
Wed, 25 Mar 10:10 AM - 10:25 AM Session
Clariant’s progressive chemicals management strategy
Wed, 25 Mar 10:25 AM - 10:40 AM Session
Introducing a progressive chemicals management strategy
Wed, 25 Mar 10:40 AM - 10:55 AM Session
Q&A session
Wed, 25 Mar 10:40 AM - 10:55 AM Session
How can businesses develop more sustainable chemicals management strategies?
Wed, 25 Mar 11:10 AM - 11:35 AM Break
Refreshments and networking
Wed, 25 Mar 11:35 AM - 12:00 PM Session
Case study: DSM’s new strategy for business

Including sustainable development goals

Wed, 25 Mar 12:00 PM - 12:25 PM Session
Circular chemistry: Ensuring resource efficiency by circulating substances

Featuring insights from a Danish project

Wed, 25 Mar 12:25 PM - 12:50 PM Session
Alternatives assessment in practice
Wed, 25 Mar 12:50 PM - 01:15 PM Session
The changing role of procurement to ensure a sustainable value chain
Wed, 25 Mar 01:15 PM - 01:30 PM Session
Q&A session
Wed, 25 Mar 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch
Wed, 25 Mar 02:30 PM - 02:55 PM Session
Ensuring best practice and latest knowledge reach the factory floor
Wed, 25 Mar 02:55 PM - 03:20 PM Session
Lessons from ZDHC on auditing suppliers
Wed, 25 Mar 03:20 PM - 03:45 PM Session
Worker disease and death due to exposure
Wed, 25 Mar 03:45 PM - 04:10 PM Session
Member State perspective: Are your production/manufacturing practices up to scratch?
Wed, 25 Mar 04:10 PM - 04:25 PM Session
Q&A session
Wed, 25 Mar 04:25 PM - 04:50 PM Break
Refreshments and networking
Wed, 25 Mar 04:50 PM - 05:35 PM Session
Panel discussion: What issues should companies be aware of for their post-2020 chemicals management strategy?
Wed, 25 Mar 05:35 PM - 05:35 PM Break
End of day one
Thu, 26 Mar 09:00 AM - 09:25 AM Session
Proactive alliance: Towards a global cross-sectoral material reporting standard
Thu, 26 Mar 09:25 AM - 10:05 AM Session
IMDS and the Scip database – From theory into reality: An automotive industry case study
Thu, 26 Mar 10:05 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Refreshments and networking
Thu, 26 Mar 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM Session
Traceability of chemicals in products: From the ‘need to know’ of companies to the ‘right to know’ of consumers

  • The citizens’ “right to know” under EU law
  • Authorities’ obligation to know
  • Companies’ “need to know”

Thu, 26 Mar 11:05 AM - 11:30 AM Session
SCIP: Data bringing transparency on hazardous substances through the supply chain
Thu, 26 Mar 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Session
Q&A session
Thu, 26 Mar 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Session
Panel discussion: Knowing what chemicals are in your products and managing the risks

  • The impact of SCIP – Echa database for substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles
  • What data gaps are remaining in the provision of data for recycling and waste operators?
  • How risk assessment is likely to evolve
  • The impact on businesses

Thu, 26 Mar 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM Lunch
Thu, 26 Mar 01:15 PM - 01:45 PM Session
What information do recyclers and waste operators need to deal with substances of concern?
Thu, 26 Mar 01:45 PM - 02:10 PM Session
Chemicals management in support of a sustainable value chain for rechargeable batteries

  • Examples from various steps in a closed loop rechargeable battery value chain
  • Recycling at the end-of-life
  • Information flow on chemicals’ properties
  • Examples of REACH at work in risk management at the workplace

Thu, 26 Mar 02:10 PM - 02:35 PM Session
EU Commission study exploring approaches used for the flow of communication around chemicals of concern to the waste sector – chemicals/products/waste interface
Thu, 26 Mar 02:35 PM - 02:50 PM Session
Q&A session
Thu, 26 Mar 02:50 PM - 03:15 PM Break
Refreshments and networking
Thu, 26 Mar 03:15 PM - 03:40 PM Session
How is the market for certain plastics and plastic additives affected by the need to make plastics more recyclable?
Thu, 26 Mar 03:40 PM - 04:05 PM Session
Tarkett case study: Designing for circularity
Thu, 26 Mar 04:05 PM - 04:35 PM Session
Q&A and panel discussion
Thu, 26 Mar 04:35 PM - 04:45 PM Session
Thu, 26 Mar 04:45 PM - 05:00 PM Closing Ceremony
End of Summit

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