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PROGRAMME
Thursday, 15 October 2020
Steering the PVC Industry Towards Sustainability
09:00 - 09:10

Opening | Tobias Webb - Moderator, Founder, Innovation Forum

09:10 - 09:20

Welcome | Stefan Sommer, Chairman, VinylPlus and Peter Mrosik, Owner and CEO, profine, and VinylPlus National Associate Member

09:20 - 09:30
Setting the Scene | Tobias Webb - Moderator
09:30 - 10:20

VinylPlus®: A Decade of Leadership in Sustainability | Brigitte Dero, Managing Director, VinylPlus

Circular Plastics Alliance: Update for Building and Construction | Kirsi Ekroth-Manssila, Head of Unit, DG Grow, European Commission


Panel Discussion - Moderated by Tobias Webb

Brigitte Dero | Managing Director, VinylPlus 

Kirsi Ekroth-Manssila| Head of Unit, DG Grow, European Commission

Jo Dewulf |Professor, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, University of Ghent

10:20 - 10:35

Break

Building Together the PVC Industry of Tomorrow

10:35 - 10:40
Introduction Tobias Webb, Moderator
10:40 - 10:55
VinylPlus External Stakeholders ConsultationMichael Ulbrich, Managing Director, Accenture
10:55 - 11:50
Paving the Way to 2030 and Beyond
Interactive discussions moderated by Tobias Webb

Live Polling Sessions

1. Stakeholder Engagement | Facilitator: Lawrie McLaren, Chairman, Corporate Purpose, Burson Cohn & Wolfe

2. Focusing Industry on Long Term Sustainability | Facilitator: Paul Hohnen, Founder, Sustainability Strategies

11:50 - 12:00

Wrap-up Andy Jones, Global Head of Business Unit PVC Additives, Baerlocher and Tobias Webb, Moderator 

Rewarding and Recognising Sustainability
12:00 - 13:00

VinylPlus® Product Label Awards Ceremony

Moderated by Tobias Webb

Featuring:
VinylPlus®Product Label Holders

Stefan Eingärtner, Technical Director, VinylPlus

Vincent Stone, Technical & Environmental Affairs Senior Manager, VinylPlus

Richard Blume, Senior Partner, The Natural Step
13:00 - 13:15

Closing | Tobias Webb - Moderator

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