Session 3: Sustainability Roundtable
Why sustainability matters – challenges and opportunities in manufacturing and technology development in the context of an EU Green Deal.
PV materials, manufacturing, and development practices are being increasingly evaluated in terms of sustainability, bringing both complexity and opportunity. As an economic recovery from Covid-19 brings “green growth” to the fore, how technology, certification, and the corporate social responsibility demands of offtakers can bring sustainability to the fore and deliver a competitive edge.
Pierre Verlinden, Founder & Managing Director, Amrock
Sebastian Gatz, Vice President, VON ARDENNE
Eszter Voroshazi, R&D Manager, imec
Tom Rommens, Researcher and Project Coordinator, VITO
Bertrand Lempkowicz, PR, Marketing & Communication Manager, PV CYCLE
Jürgen Reinert, CEO, SMA Solar Technology
Michele Vannini, Business Manager, Coveme
Sheila Davis, Executive Director, Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
Nancy Gillis, CEO, Green Electronics Council/EPEAT
Dustin Mulvany, Professor, San José State University
Andreas Wade, Global Sustainability Director, First Solar
10 AM (CEST, Berlin), 1.30 PM (IST, Delhi), 4 PM (CST, Beijing), 6 PM (AEST, Sydney)