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The Green Giants: Industry in 2050

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The Green Giants Industry in 2050

In partnership with the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures

Discover the future of industry as we explore the challenges and pathways for decarbonization and how we can navigate the polycrisis through systemic industrial change.

A panel of sustainability experts and industry leaders delve into the moral, economic, and technical complexities of decarbonization, exploring how policy shapes sustainable solutions and how they envision a sustainable path forward.

Rachael Rothman is the Grantham Centre Co-Director and supervises a number of Grantham Scholars. Her research is in sustainable processes and clean energy systems.

She is a Senior Lecturer in the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at the University of Sheffield.

Professor Brown is a Professor of Process and Energy Systems whose research focuses on mathematical modelling, process analysis and optimisation with a particular focus on clean energy processes, energy storage and energy systems.

Professor Cordiner is Head of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Prior to this she had a distinguished career at Syngenta, a leading science-based agrotechnology company which spanned several global and senior management positions.

Stephen is UK Metals Sector Sales Manager for ABB, a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future, and leads on the electrification of steel production away from coal & coke fired blast furnaces to electric arc furnaces.

Dr Meng is an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Chemical Engineering whose research focuses on resource efficiency and engineering sustainability driving reductions in environmental impacts and the development of sustainable engineering practices.

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