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Green chemistry can not only lead to reduced amounts of toxins and waste but also combat climate change.
Join us online at the Volvo Environment Prize Award Ceremony on December 1st to learn more about what green chemistry can achieve. Meet Yale Professor Paul Anastas, who says: “CO2 is not a waste. We can convert it to useful materials.”
Wednesday, December 1, 15.00 – 16.00 Central European Time.
Live streaming on www.environment-prize.com
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The role of business in the transition to sustainability
Martin Lundstedt talks to Niklas Gustafsson about why the Volvo Group has supported sustainability research for more than 30 years.
Première of the film about Paul Anastas’ research
THE GREEN CHEMISTRY REVOLUTION
Why green chemistry is essential to public health
Sten Vermund, Dean of Yale School of Public Health
The role of innovative thinking for sustainability
Urvi Talaty, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Rewarding pathbreaking science
On the researchers that were first awarded the Volvo Environment Prize and later the Nobel Prize.
Professor Will Steffen, Chairman of the Prize Jury
“A work that has changed a discipline and prevented millions of tons of hazardous waste”
Message from Peter Salovey, President Yale University.
The race to achieve net-zero emissions
New materials, green chemistry, and innovative ways to store and produce energy can help in the transition to net-zero emissions. Award seminar discussions with Fernando Gomez, World Economic Forum, Indy Burke, Yale School of Environment, Anja-Verena Mudring, Professor in Physical Materials Chemistry, and Paul Anastas, the 2021 laureate.
Kristina Issa, Gothenburg Opera
Professor, Yale University, 2021 laureate Volvo Environment Prize
Chairman of the Prize Jury, Volvo Environment Prize Foundation
Dean Yale School of Public Health
President & CEO of the Volvo Group and Chairman of the Volvo Environment Prize Foundation
Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Secretary Volvo Environment Prize Foundation
World Economic Forum
Director Yale School of Environment
Professor in Physical Materials Chemistry
Entertainment, Gothenburg Opera