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Sustainable Chemistry Club

ISC3 – International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre

Sustainable Chemistry Club

The “Sustainable Chemistry Club” (SCC) is a new initiative, organized by the ISC3 and the Science and Technology Park Pune (Scitech).The club was created to raise awareness on the pivotal role of Sustainable Chemistry (SC) across sectors and value chains. Participants learn about the holistic concept of Sustainable Chemistry and the linkages between SC, various industry sectors and innovation. In 2021, every online session hosted one speaker from Europe and India presenting their insights, experiences and challenges followed by an open discussion. The 2022 SCC focuses on UNEP´s 10 Green and Sustainable Chemistry objectives and guiding considerations.

Joins us in our Webinar Series: Sustainable Chemistry Club – India: Advancing the Ten Objectives for Green and Sustainable Chemistry

The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Center (ISC3) is launching together with the Science and Technology Park Pune (Scitech) their second season of the Sustainable Chemistry Club, a series of interactive webinars, this time focusing on UNEP’s Green and Sustainable Chemistry: Framework Manual.

This year the Sustainable Chemistry Club will kick off with the Roundtable India: Advancing the Ten Objectives and Guiding Considerations for Green & Sustainable Chemistry that will take place on the 11th of May 2022 from 3.30 p.m. IST/ 12.00 p.m. CEST to 5.00 p.m. IST/ 1.30 pm. CEST – Online.

Please register here!

The objective of the roundtable discussion is to highlight actions being taken to promote and implement Green and Sustainable Chemistry across different stakeholders: Policymakers, Entrepreneurs and Academia. The event will seek to foster a common understanding of Green and Sustainable Chemistry and showcase how UNEP’s Green and Sustainable Chemistry: Framework Manual and the Ten Green and Sustainable Chemistry Objectives can be useful tools for stakeholders to take relevant actions. Participants will see the potential of green and sustainable chemical innovations to support the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

After the Roundtable, the following webinars will each focus on one or more of UNEP’s Objectives, with corresponding illustrative examples from impactful Sustainable Chemistry start-ups, MSMEs and innovators from across India.

The club was created to bring together the Sustainable Chemistry ecosystem and discuss the pivotal role of Sustainable Chemistry across sectors and value chains. Panelists will discuss the holistic concept of Sustainable Chemistry and it´s linkages between various industry sectors and innovation. Each session will be followed by a networking event, where all participants will have the opportunity to exchange with our panel of experts.

Joint us once to learn, connect and discuss with industry experts, scientists and entrepreneurs about the impact of Sustainable Chemistry in your region!

If you are interested in learning more about the Sustainable Chemistry Club, please contact Juanita Halblaub.

Call for Applications: Showcasing Impactful Sustainable Chemistry Start-ups, MSMEs and Innovators from India in the framework of the monthly webinar series “Sustainable Chemistry Club”.

UNEP, SciTech Park Pune and the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) are looking for start-ups based in India matching UNEP’s ten Green and Sustainable Chemistry objectives and guiding considerations to be seen as international shining examples for a sustainable transformation of a whole industry.

In their Green and Sustainable Chemistry: Framework Manual, UNEP offers ten objectives and guiding considerations to all chemistry-relevant stakeholder groups, including start-ups. They present a vision for what Green and Sustainable Chemistry seeks to achieve, while guiding, inspiring, and encouraging key actors to shift their chemistry innovation activities towards sustainability.

The competition is open to all India-based start-ups, MSMEs and innovators from the Sustainable Chemistry space who are matching one or more of the ten objectives. Ten winners will gain extra international visibility via presentation in the monthly webinar series of the Sustainable Chemistry Club, Workshop on Sustainability Assessment and the opportunity to showcase in the frame of the ISC3 Investor Forum 2022. Additionally, one main winner will receive a personalised support on sustainable business development in the frame of the ISC3 LEVEL-3 support such as 1:1 mentoring or expert advisory service and get visibility through the ISC3 Start-up of the Month feature.

Applications are open until 30 April 2022.

For more information and to apply, please look here and here.

In case of any questions, please contact juanita.halblaub@isc3.org or silvia.nikova©isc3.org