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Minutes of the Advisory Council meeting

The Advisory Council to the ISC3 project held its third meeting on 2 December 2017 in Frankfurt. It was the last meeting before the official launch of the ISC3, and a lot of work was ahead for the Advisory Council to discuss key messages and assist in the preparation of the ISC3 launch conference. Part of the meeting was dedicated to discuss the three studies that form some of the basis of the future ISC3 work (see last newsletter). The council members also finalized the vision for ISC3 ...

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Meet Elsbeth Roelofs, member of the ISC3 advisory council!

Elsbeth Roelofs has a background in Chemical Engineering and Sociology of Technology and Science. From 2000 until 2015, Elsbeth worked as researcher and business developer at TNO, the largest research institute in the Netherlands. Her field of expertise was system innovation, sustainable innovation related to biobased and circular economy, sustainable chemistry. Since 2015, Elsbeth Roelofs is working with CSR Nederlands as Program Manager International CSR in the Chemical Sector.

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Meet Ullhas Nimkar, member of the ISC3 advisory council!

Ullhas Nimkar is Chairman and Managing Director of Nimkartek Technical Services Pvt Ltd, a consultancy company providing ecological and environmental solutions to the textile and leather supply chain, located in the city of Maharashtra, India. He received his Master’s degree on textile engineering from the University of Leeds, UK. Ullhas is an acknowledged expert in the fields of ecology, sustainability and testing for the textile industry. As founder and manager of Nimkartek, he is associated with leading textile schools and universities as a mentor and resource person.

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Event: “Mainstreaming Sustainable Chemistry Launch of ISC3 and ISCnet for global cooperation”

17-18 May 2017, Berlin Register now! The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre – ISC3 - will be launched in May 2017 on the occasion of the conference “Mainstreaming Sustainable Chemistry”. This conference also provides an opportunity to meet members of the ISCnet global network, which is open to everyone engaged in sustainable chemistry. The preliminary programme…

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Sustainable Chemistry and ISC3: Part of Germany’s updated Strategy for Sustainability

"In order to achieve SDG 12.4, but also the overarching objectives of the Agenda for Sustainable Development, such as an end to poverty, economic development, resource efficiency and climate change, a holistic approach to chemicals management is necessary. Sustainable chemistry is such an approach and integrates ecological, economic and social aspects into the decision-making process for the production and utilization of chemicals."

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