PODCAST: Chemicals need leaders like Steve Jobs to reinvent industry

Will Beacham


BARCELONA (ICIS)–More bold, innovative action is required right now as time runs out for chemical industry to meet net zero goals.

  • Time is running out for net zero transformation
  • Chemicals need leaders like former Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, to reinvent industry
  • Chemical sector could enable decarbonization of entire value chains
  • Near term – weak economic growth
  • 1% GDP expansion longer term, driven by demographics
  • China engine of growth expected to stall

In this Think Tank podcast, Will Beacham interviews ICIS Insight Editor, Nigel Davis; ICIS Senior Consultant Asia, John Richardson; and Paul Hodges, chairman of New Normal Consulting.

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Editor’s note: This podcast is an opinion piece. The views expressed are those of the presenter and interviewees, and do not necessarily represent those of ICIS.

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