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Interview with Ignacio Hernandez, Co-Chair for the Climate Change and Energy Group, ICCA

In this video interview, Ignacio Hernandez, Co-Chair for the Climate Change and Energy Group, International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA), shares how ICCA supports its member organisations in achieving net-zero targets by 2050 and highlights the main challenges on a way to the industry decarbonisation.

ICCA is a summit partner of World Climate Summit - The Investment COP 2022. Ignacio Hernandez contributed to Investment Session “Scaling up Innovation and Finance for Heavy Industry Decarbonisation”.

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About ICCA

The International Council of Chemical Associations is a virtual organisation that represents Chemical Manufacturers and Producers Around the World. Its members account for more than 90 percent of global chemical sales and more than 120 million people are employed directly or indirectly by industry. ICCA’s member associations, federations, and companies invest, manufacture, and deploy life-enhancing products and technologies around the world — especially in countries that need it most — in order to overcome the world’s most pressing challenges. Learn more: About Ignacio Hernandez

Ignacio's career has always focused on the improvement of chemical processes. With a chemical engineering degree and master in polymers Ignacio's personal objective is to help industry tackle two of the main problems we face: climate change and plastic waste. Having worked in various chemical companies (ICI, AkzoNobel, Nouryon and Shell Chemicals), in his actual role in ICCA as Co-Chairman for the Climate Change and Energy Group, Ignacio provides support to the different regions to develop the right policies that will help the chemical industry reduce their carbon footprint and move towards carbon neutrality. 


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