What Does ESG Mean for the Chemical Industry?

August 18, 2022
8:00 a.m. PDT, 11:00 a.m. EDT, 16:00 BST, 17:00 CEST
Duration: 60 Minutes


In today‚Äôs world, investors are beginning to look at more than just financial factors when making decisions about where to put their money. The rise of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) scores in investment strategies represents a paradigm shift in the global economy. In the chemical industry, the environmental component of ESG scores is regarded as the most crucial. 

But what does ESG mean for the working chemist? In this webinar, an ESG analyst will provide a general overview of the concept and walk through a case study highlighting how these scores are tabulated. In addition, an expert in the biobased chemical industry will discuss strategies for sustainability, highlighting the role of biobased chemical feedstocks. 

Key Learning Objectives:
  • What is ESG and what does it mean for the chemical industry? 
  • How are ESG scores calculated for chemical companies? 
  • What role does using biobased chemical feedstocks play in the overall environmental footprint of a company? 
Who Should Attend:
  • Anyone working in the chemical industry who is curious about ESG and/or biobased chemical feedstocks. 

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Susan Mair
ESG Analyst,
Steve Block
Senior Consultant,
Omni Tech
Kelly McSweeney
Contributing Editor,
C&EN Media Group


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