Chemical and Materials Industry

How to build a more climate-friendly chemical industry

Reducing emissions in this sector will be tough - but the rewards would be significant Image: REUTERS/Annegret Hilse

Martin Brudermüller

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer, BASF


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