The annual event promoted by Eni and Legambiente, will this year take place on 27 November, from 9:00 am, at the Università di Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum – Aula S. Lucia.

Once again Eni and Legambiente will meet to discuss the great issues related to the environment with the Energythink, the future of the planet, the prospects for energy, project in the shared conviction that research is an essential element for the development of a global energy system based on clean, economic and non-exhaustible sources.

Eni and Legambiente have decided to dedicate the VI Conferenza Internazionale Energythink to Green Chemicals, one of the most currently interesting areas of sustainable economic development.

In line with the theme, Corrado Clini, the director general of sustainable development, climate and energy at the Italian Ministry of the Environment and Protection of Land and Sea, will make a speech during the first part of the conference.

The conference will be opened by Ivano Dionigi, Rector of the University of Bologna, Sabina Ratti, Senior Vice President Sustainability at eni and Rossella Muroni, the director of Legambiente.

This will be followed by a focus on Green Chemicals and bio-economics in Italy with speakers including Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis SpA – Vice President Federchimica; Catia Bastioli, CEO of Novamont SpA; Stefano Ciafani, Vice President of Legambiente; and Guido Ghisolfi, Vice President of Mossi & Ghisolfi.

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Energythink - Green chemicals, the formula for a sustainable future

27 November 2013 - Eni and Legambiente have decided to dedicate the VI Conferenza Internazionale Energythink to Green Chemicals, one of the most currently interesting areas of sustainable economic development.

The conference

Introducing the guidelines for the conference will be Peter Bakker, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)and Christian Patermann, State Government of North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany & Former Director European Commission.

Closing the conference will be a thematic section with contributions from Stephanopulos, W. H. Dow Professor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Giulia Gregori, Board Member of BRIDGE (the European Biobased Industry Public Private Partnership); Gabriele Centi, Professor at the University of Messina; Luca Lazzeri, researcher at the CRA-CIN Bologna.

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