ICC Sustainability Conclave 2024

2nd - 3rd November 2023

The Imperial Hotel, New Delhi

  • Registration is mandatory
  • Speakers are required to register in advance

This is a major initiative of the Indian Chemical Industry for promoting sustainability in the management of the entire life cycle of chemicals. Environment Resource Management (ERM) a globally renowned entity in the sector is the Knowledge Partner for the Conclave. All the previous editions were supported by the Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers and, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India.... Further Inspired by clarion call by our Hon’ble Prime Minister at Cop 26 of UNFCC and enunciation of five commitments – Panchamrit, set the roadmap of the country and its commitment to support the global goals to mitigate the impact of Climate change.

The two-day event will host senior representatives from Indian and Global companies, government officers, multilateral organizations, chemical industry bodies, and academic experts to discuss trending issues and opportunities, including ESG strategies, de-carbonization, net-zero transition, digital transformation, green growth, cleaner energy, safety promotion, and product stewardship beyond regulations. This will help in adoption of new technologies and chemistry to reduce the carbon footprint in the Indian chemical industry.

Given India's global commitments to mitigate climate change, reduce carbon footprints, enhance the use of renewable energy, and promote sustainable corporate operations, the Sustainability Conclave holds great significance.

INDIAN CHEMICAL COUNCIL (ICC) the apex national body representing all branches of the Chemical Industry in India such as Organic & Inorganic Chemicals, Plastics & Petrochemicals & Petroleum Refineries, Dyestuffs & Dye-intermediates, Fertilizers & Pesticides, Specialty Chemicals, Paints etc.

The Indian Chemical Council is dedicated to the growth of the Indian Chemical Industry. Established in 1938, ICC has over the years grown its functions and offerings to cater to the varying needs of the Indian Chemical Industry.

ICC also has two initiatives - Responsible Care and Nicer Globe.

The ICC was formed to broadly serve the following objectives:
  • To anticipate and respond to government policy
  • To provide better service to members in effective dissemination of information, safety, health and environment issues and monitoring the national and international chemical industry scenario
  • To extend and maintain international liaison
  • To promote chemicals exports vigorously. To work towards the effective representation of all sectors of the chemical industry
  • To help ensure the availability of trained manpower, and To foster R&D culture, quality standards and technology absorption
  • To promote and maintain good relations between members of the Association and the Government authorities, other segments of the economy and the public and improve the image of the industry
  • To encourage work studies, research, investigations & experiments with the aim of improving the manufacture of chemical products, cost reduction & enhanced productivity
  • To organize trade delegations to foreign countries, disseminate trade & commercial information about various countries amongst its members and generally facilitate trade & exchange of know-how in chemicals & petrochemicals
  • To promote energy conservation measures in the industry
  • To promote the Responsible Care initiative under the structured approach to self-regulations

The ICC is well-represented by senior executives from a wide range of global and local chemical companies. The executive committee of the ICC includes veterans of the chemical industry with vast experience and keen insight into the workings of the chemical industry in India. Their guidance and vision steer ICC to further growth and service.

Activities of ICC include organizing various seminars and events for the dissemination of information, safety, health, and environment issues relating to the Indian chemical industry.

Day 1: Thursday, 2nd November 2023

09:00 – 10:00
10:30 – 11:40 Inaugural Session
11:40 - 12:00 Tea Break
12:00 - 12:30 Thematic Presentation by Knowledge Partners
12:35 – 13:30 CEO Discussion: Recalibrating Key Variables in Business Strategy – Addressing Challenges and Opportunities
13:30 – 14:15 Networking Lunch
14:15 – 15:20 Decarbonization in the Chemical Industry - Paving the way for Sustainable Transformation
15:30 – 16:35 Emerging Business Opportunities - Achieving Carbon Neutrality
16:35 – 16:50 Networking Tea
16:50 - 17:50 Connected Sustainability: Innovation and Digitalization
18:00 – 19:15 CEOs Roundtable (By-invitation only)
19:30 Onwards Networking dinner

Day 2: Friday, 3rd November 2023

09:30 – 10:00 REGISTRATION
10:00 – 10:25 Opening Session
10:30 – 11:30 State-level discussion: Promoting & Managing Sustainable Investments
11:30 – 11:45 Tea Break
11:45 – 13:00 Evolving Regulations Impacting Global Business Trade
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 15:00 Sustainability in the Value Chain: Product Stewardship
15:00 – 15:45 Regulatory and Technological Convergence: Promoting Circularity
15:45 – 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 – 16:45 Water management – Balancing Industry and Community
17:00 Way Forward & Vote of Thanks


Secretary- Northern Region Office, Indian Chemical Council

Phone : +91 9953038483


Environment & Regulatory, Indian Chemical Council

Phone : +91 9510958263


Officer - Government, Membership, Coordination & Events

Phone : 9643135159


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