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How to Drive Revenue from Sustainability
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 10am ET/ 3pm GMT/ 4pm CET


Join Chemical Week, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), DuPont and Huntsman for a FREE webcast about the evolution of sustainability in the chemical industry and how to drive value and revenue from sustainable products. PwC will discuss the sector’s sustainability journey and how to get from compliance to real revenue generation. DuPont and Huntsman will discuss their ambitious sustainability goals, why they were developed and how they fit in with business objectives and profits.

During this live webcast, you'll learn:

  • Where to find opportunities to develop more eco-friendly products and services.
  • How to capture the value of your products’ sustainability advantages.
  • How best to engage the R&D organization to keep the future pipeline filled with sustainability products.


Dawn Rittenhouse PictureDawn Rittenhouse
Director, Sustainable Development
The DuPont Company

Dawn joined DuPont in 1980 and has held positions in Technical Service, Sales, Marketing, and Product Management within the Packaging and Industrial Polymers business and Crop Protection businesses. In late 1997, she began working in the corporate organization to assist DuPont businesses in integrating sustainability strategies into their strategy and business management processes. She leads DuPont’s efforts at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the United Nations Global Compact. She also manages the corporate recognition program for Sustainable Growth Excellence. In 2007 she picked up responsibility for DuPont’s efforts on climate change. In 2001 and 2002 Dawn served a co-chair of the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) working group that developed the SD Planner. She has also co-chaired the WBCSD working groups on Energy and Climate, Innovation and Technology and Sustainability through the Market.


Ronald W. Gerrard PictureRonald W. Gerrard
Corporate Sustainability Officer
Huntsman Corporation

Ron Gerrard was named Huntsman’s Corporate Sustainability Officer in 2010, retaining his position as Senior Vice President, Environmental, Health & Safety and Manufacturing Excellence, to which he was appointed in June of 2009. Previously Ron served as Vice President, Global Operations and Technology in Huntsman’s Polyurethanes business; Vice President, Asia; Business Director, Flexible Foams; and Director, Polyurethanes EHS and Engineering. Prior to joining Huntsman in 1999, Ron worked for ICI and EVC, a joint venture between ICI and Enichem. Ron is a Chartered Engineer.


Don Reed PictureDon Reed
Director, Sustainable Business Solutions

Don is a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Sustainable Business Solutions practice where his work focuses on both finance and operating companies. He works with operating companies to create business value through their climate change strategies and with investors on how to analyze the financial value of these strategies. He also helps global financial institutions integrate climate change considerations into risk management, credit analysis, new product development, and asset management with an emphasis on analysis of investor owned utilities and independent power producers.


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November 8, 2011
10am ET/3pm GMT
4pm CET

Duration: 60 minutes

*Archive available until November 9, 2012


Dawn Rittenhouse, Dupont

Ronald Gerrard, Huntsman

Don Reed, PwC


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