Walmir: Climate Change and Plastic Waste are two key challenges for the world that need to be prioritized on every agenda. Therefore, it requires commitment, drive and urgency from all stakeholders to revert the current trend.
Walmir: Climate Change and Plastic Waste in circularity and carbon neutrality are on top of my priorities list. Therefore, I would like to take this opportunity to share how Braskem sees and addresses both subjects. Besides all the initiatives we are doing, participating in this event is an opportunity to promote the importance of innovation to get to carbon neutrality by 2050. In addition, it will also engage more companies and entrepreneurs in this endeavor.
Walmir: My previous experience in participating in CIEX has been very positive, with high-quality participants, discussions and ideas.
Walmir: The chemical industry has always been very innovative over the years. Producing solutions from garment fibers to packaging for food safety, passing by house insulation and mobility efficiency, which contributed to improving people’s lives. Nevertheless, times have changed. Society demands a faster pace of innovation and transformation to adapt to the new boundary conditions. Thus, innovation efforts will have to be multiplied to meet the expectations of all stakeholders.
Walmir: The chemical industry must be committed to innovating in order to tackle the new and growing challenges of society, governments and the planet. On top of that, climate change and plastic waste are two gigantic challenges ahead of us to get to circularity and carbon neutrality. As such, the chemical industry has an important role to contribute with solutions to both subjects on a global scale.
Want to hear about the latest innovations, trends, and techniques in chemical innovation? Join Walmir Soller and speakers from Dow, Sachem, Croda, Clariant, Lonza, Johnson & Johnson, Evonik, BASF, and many more at CIEX Europe 2021.
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