Industrial Green Chemistry World

Profitability from Industrial Green Chemistry and Engineering


Green Chemistry & You – Promises and impact

The future of the world is dependent on ‘going green’, we cannot agree any less. The need of the hour is environmental consciousness.

The revolution has begun at a consumer level, and as manufacturers we need to be aware as well. How often have we asked our ‘sellers’ while buying our soaps and shampoos or while shopping heavily dyed apparels or ever intervened our doctors who prescribe us medicines- “what is the ecological footprint of my choice”, or to simply put what is the e-factor of the product in my shopping cart. E-factor is one of the most obvious matrices, which helps calculate the Kgs of waste that got generated while manufacturing one Kg of the finished product. How often to we want to know about the toxicology of the chemicals that have gone into the making of our detergents, plastics, foam?

This awareness will bring us closer to the world of Green chemistry. It may sound dichotomous at first but it is possible. Green Chemistry ensures that our manufacturing process uses environmentally friendly, sustainable chemicals and processes. The aim is reduced waste, non toxic outputs, and zero or at least highly reduced pollution and of course, hopefully, zero environmental damage. Green chemical processes is the now and the future. It innovates and encourages products and processes that can sustain the environment while enabling us to make inherently safe choices.

Yes, as a buyer, we can drive what is being sold to us and thus demand our priorities, which must include environmental safety and ecological inclusiveness. The processes that are used for the manufacture of generic APIs or Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and its intermediates already generate substantial pollution. This pollution is what leads to an unhealthy environment and therefore unhealthy human beings. This leads to the need for newer types and quantities of APIs that consequently result in more pollution! The cycle needs to be stopped and even reversed! More and more companies are now legally and morally obliged to uphold the principles of green chemistry, but there is rarely a formal policy. So are we truly on a path to achieve sustainable green chemistry practices?

The way forward to encourage implementation of green chemistry in real world conditions requires it to work closer with real world engineering. 

Safer practices and products will give manufacturingan edge when it comes to

  • Reducing the cost of waste management
  • Simplifying compliance with environmental law
  • Creating safer workplaces, and
  • Curbing pollution.

Imagine the energy that can be saved, the water that will not get wasted, the tonnes of waste that will not be created. To cause this, we simply have to ask and voice our choices.


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Brand with IGCW

IGCW 2011 has become the place to be. The symposium and exhibition is a pioneer in bringing together the green chemistry industry. With its focus on expanding implementation and commercialization of Green Chemistry & Green Engineering based technologies and products in the Chemical Industry, it leads a trend. And that’s the kind of brand you should be associated with. Not that you need more than those reasons to be a part of this revolution, we’ll give you several others:

1. Being a part of IGCW will ensure expanded visibility to your niche expertise to over 4000 focused visitors who are expected to be a part of this convention. These visitors will not only be from industry but also from related non-industry sectors.

2. There will be a choice of more than 60 Green Exhibitors through whom you can partner and synergize the implementation of Green Chemistry.

3. IGCW is the perfect platform to position green chemistry for engineering focus, services, products, technologies and solutions to top decision makers and global leaders in the field of green chemistry.

4. Not only in India, but globally it will prove to be the most tangible and direct visibility with a chance to convey your vision and values on Industrial Green Chemistry and Sustainability.

5. As a part of this movement, you will not only gain respect for your organization in the world of your vendors but also ensure your customers for commitment towards overall sustainability.

With the IGCW Symposium, Expo, Awards and Seminars, you’ll be a part of the world’s best scientific researchers, industry leaders and colleagues. Mark your calendar – 4th, 5th, and 6th December, 2011 at the InterContinental The Lalit, Mumbai, INDIA.

We’ll see you there!