ACS Webinars: Professional Growth Channel
We all hear about the need to be green and sustainable, but what does it really mean for chemical professionals? Green chemistry is here to stay and the industry is expected to grow rapidly in the next decade. Join us as Anne Wallin, Director of Sustainable Chemistry at Dow Chemical, provides us an insight into how green chemistry is applied in the chemical industry. Learn about the desired green innovations and how green chemistry is driving investment decisions for the next decade.
“Green Chemistry: Innovation and Application for the New Decade” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Anne Wallin, Ph.D, Director of Sustainable Chemistry at Dow Chemical.
What You Will Learn
- Why it is sensible to be green and sustainable
- One company’s approach to green chemistry and sustainability
- Green chemistry as a paradigm to identify and guide innovation
- Some of the successes and challenges - lessons for scientific professionals
- And much more!
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Dr. Anne Wallin is the Director of Sustainable Chemistry for Dow. In this critical role, Anne leads the 2015 Sustainable Chemistry Goal project team which is integrating Sustainable Chemistry across all disciplines, functions, and businesses in Dow. She also leads the company’s Life Cycle Assessment Expert Group. Sustainable Chemistry is a corporate critical program which will guide and inform Dow’s portfolio and investment decisions over the coming decade. Anne is a native of Wyoming and holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Carleton College. She received a doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was a post-doctoral fellow at G.D. Searle. She is a member of the External Advisory Boards for the Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute and the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan. Anne is also a member of the California Green Ribbon Science Panel. She is a co-author of several publications and patents. Anne is a Trustee of the Midland County Educational Services Agency (ESA).
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This episode of ACS Webinar is co-produced by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute. Learn more about green chemistry and sustainability at http://www.acs.org/greenchemistry