SATURDAY, JULY 18,2020 – MUMBAI, IN // ‘Polymerupdate’ and ‘PWorld Tech’ in association with ‘SPE India’ hosted RACE 3 – (Recycling and Circular Economy), a virtual conference on “Global Opportunities in Recycling and Circular Economy Post Coronavirus Era”. It brought together key players and industry experts from across the plastics supply chain and related industries. The virtual conference witnessed a large gathering of well over 450+ delegates, with representatives from renowned industry organisations.
The event was organised under the Patronage of Borouge & APChemi.
The conference aimed at helping delegates gain a deeper understanding on what single-use plastics is and how we all need to handle products made from plastics in a more responsible manner.
Speakers offered their experience and valuable insights on how plastics are proving to be a boon in disguise during the current time of extreme crisis and highlighted the significance of moving from a linear to a circular economy by discussing recycling and redesigning of plastic products.
The delegates gained knowledge on the importance of plastics waste management and effective regulation of the disposal of face masks, face shields and gloves etc after they have served their purpose.

The influential group of conference speakers included:
1. Sajjid Mitha – Founder & CEO – Polymerupdate

2. Ramesh Parasuraman – President – Elect – SPE India

3. Dr Jaime A. Gómez – President, SPE

4. Patrick Farrey – Chief Executive Officer, SPE

5. Michaela Schaller – Lead – India and South East Asia, Packaging Circular Economy Solutions, Borouge

6. Suhas Dixit – Director, APChemi

7. Conor Carlin – VP Sustainability, SPE

8. Chandramohan Gupta – Director-Corporate Affairs, INSWA Business Unit, Coca-Cola

9. Dr Vijay G Habbu – Adjunct Professor, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

10. Sanjib Bezbaroa – EVP- Corporate EHS & Sustainability, ITC Ltd

11. Mark Victory – Senior Editor (Recycling), ICIS

12. Chandra Bhushan – President & CEO, International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST)

13. Amit Kale – Associate Vice President, Packaging & Purchase, Reliance Retail

14. Claus Skadkjær – President – Asia, Plastic Bank

About Polymerupdate |

Polymerupdate has been Asia’s #1 market intelligence company in the petrochemical space for the past 20 years and with a recently opened office in Europe, we are slowly but surely racing toward becoming the world’s #1 market intelligence company for petrochemicals. The company provides business critical industry news and real-time price assessments which are used as benchmarks for contract price settlements in many parts of Asia and the Middle East. Polymerupdate has a fast widening subscriber base with clients in over 65 countries.

About PWorld Technology Pvt Ltd.

PWorld Technology Pvt. Ltd. is in the business of developing, maintaining and operating E-commerce platforms to facilitate retail trade in polymers, chemicals, petroleum and related products. Asia’s first and most popular and dynamic E-commerce platform for polymer trade – PolymerExchange is a widely used PWorld Tech product. Owners of the RACE (Recycling And Circular Economy) conference brand, PWorld Tech hosts industry related global conclaves and seminars regularly, for knowledge sharing and networking.

About SPE |
SPE India is a part of the global leading Association of the Plastic Industry namely SPE USA. SPE as one of its forefront activities arranges Seminars and Technical Conferences and have always managed to create a platform for Techno-Commercial discussions within the Plastics Industry. The objective of the SPE is to promote the scientific and engineering knowledge relating to plastics. SPE helps people and companies in the plastics industry succeed, by spreading knowledge, strengthening skills & promoting plastics.