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Global Experts Explore the Future of Sustainable Chemistry

August 10, 2011

According to Business Wire, a virtual conference on “The Future of Sustainable Chemistry” will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. ET. Thirty leading global thinkers will explore how sustainable chemistry can be used to help solve some of the world’s most complex challenges. The 30 speakers presented in the online conference are on the forefront of sustainable chemistry, striving to understand, teach and facilitate an important shift occurring in chemistry today. Featured speakers include: John Warner, co-founder of the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry; Tariq Banur, director of the Division for Sustainable Development at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs; John Elkington, author and co-founder of SustainAbility; and Daniel Esty, professor of environmental law and policy at Yale University, and co-author of Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage.