Past Patners & Supporters


Recycle Partner :

Excel Industries Limited

Excel Industries Limited

Since its inception in 1941, Excel Industries Limited has been known as a pioneer in the area of crop protection chemicals for the Industry as well as the farming community. Today it has successfully leveraged its strengths to emerge as a leader in a range of specialty and performance chemicals.

Excel Industries Limited

Reliance Industries Limited

The Reliance Group, founded by Dhirubhai H. Ambani (1932-2002), is India’s largest private sector enterprise with businesses in the energy and materials value chain, and having annual revenues in excess of US$ 68 billion. The flagship company, Reliance Industries Limited (“RIL”), is a Fortune Global 500 Company and enjoys global leadership in its key product lines. RIL’s Jamnagar refinery complex has the world’s largest refining capacity (1.3 million bpsd) at a single location and has an impeccable track record of safe and reliable operations. RIL is continuing its efforts to be a creator of intellectual property and is driving a “technology transformation” agenda that promotes scientific and technical excellence by fostering an eco-system for creativity and innovation.


Green Chemistry Partner :

Dr. Reddy's

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.

Established in 1984, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. is an integrated global pharmaceutical company that's committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. Through its three businesses - Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products – Dr. Reddy's offers a portfolio of products and services that include Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), Custom Pharmaceutical Services (CPS), generics, biosimilars, differentiated formulations and News Chemical Entities (NCEs).

Awards Partner :


PI Industries Ltd.

PI Industries Ltd is a leading Agri-Input and Custom Synthesis & Manufacturing company in India. With over five decades of brand reputation, experience in working with millions of Indian farmers and having a vast marketing & distribution set-up, PI has gained enormous trust & credibility as a leading Agri-Inputs company. PI is also India’s largest custom synthesis & manufacturing company in the agrochemicals space and has partnered with reputed international companies for synthesis and manufacturing of newly discovered molecules.With strong capabilities in chemical process research, engineering and large-scale manufacturing, PI is seen as a knowledge-partner by its global customers.

Associate Partner :

Indian Chemical Council (ICC)

Indian Chemical Council (ICC) the apex national body representing all branches of the Chemical Industry in India such as Organic & Inorganic Chemicals, Plastics & Petrochemicals & Petroleum Refineries, Dyestuffs & Dye-intermediates, Fertilizers & Pesticides, Specialty Chemicals, Paints etc.

Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI)


Knowledge Partner :



KnowGenix is a business research and growth
strategy firm involved in chemical, material and energy practices. The firm researches business and technology trends in petrochemicals, fine, specialty and life science chemicals value chain as well as in materials and energy. It assists clients with growth strategy services through customized, competitive and timely solutions covering Asia, M.E., EU and US geographies in collaboration with its global partners.

Tata Strategic Management Group

Founded in 1991 as a division of Tata Industries Limited, the Tata Strategic Management Group (Tata Strategic) is a management consulting firm that works closely with client top managements. We help clients explore uncharted territories, exploit new opportunities, unlock hidden potential and create shareholder value. We are part of the $100 billion Tata Group, one of the largest and most respected business groups in India.

State Pollution Control Board Partner :

Clariant Chemicals (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited on of India's leading speciality chemicals companies and is the No. 1 player in

Pigments | Biocides for Paints | Masterbatches

Its various business including Pigments (Coatings, Printing and Plastics and Special Applications), Additives, Industrial & Consumer Specialities, Detergents & Intermediates, Oil & Mining Service and Masterbatches.

Workshops Partner :

Beyond Benign foundations

Beyond Benign Foundations

Beyond Benign was created by Dr. John Warner, a
founder of the field of Green Chemistry, to provide an approach and means for scientists, particularly those involved in green chemistry and sustainable science, to reach out to the public.

Media Partner :

American Chemical Society

ACS - Green Chemistry Institute

The mission of the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) is to enable and catalyze the implementation of green chemistry and green engineering into all aspects of the global chemical enterprise.

Chemical Weekly Magazine

Chemical Weekly is a Sevak Publications magazine. Sevak Publications was established in 1957 as a support firm and is the flagship organisation of a hub of businesses, that offer a wide range of products and services for the chemical and allied industries. Sevak Publications and associated companies is the only group in India, that caters exclusively to the needs of the chemical industry.

CHEManager Europe

CHEManager Europe supplies top-level managers and
executives with insightful interviews with leading industry decision makers; in-depth articles on the newest trends and developments; and the latest happenings on the market. Leading personalities from the areas of scientific research, business and politics turn to CHEManager Europe in order to express their views on all topics relevant in the field.  With our online portal,, readers can enjoy CHEManager Europe no matter where they are in the world.

Chemical Watch

Publishes news and intelligence to help companies
meet responsibilities under chemicals legislation worldwide, including regimes such as REACH, CLP, GHS and TSCA. The magazine keeps you abreast of policy and business trends across the EU, North America and Asia. Because they are not tied to any trade associations, government or campaign group, they are able to offer objective news and analysis for all sectors.

Excel Industries Limited


Ecochem is a unique opportunity thatbrings together the world’s most influential industry and government leaders, scientists, young future leaders and innovators from across the chemical industry and value chains to help you accelerate innovation, research commercialisation and market uptake in the design, production and use of efficient, effective, safe and more environmentally benign chemical products and processes.

Green Chemistry Center of Excellence for
Industry, York University

The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) at
the University of York houses ca. 70 staff and graduates working on various aspects of green and sustainability chemistry. The GCCE has an external research income of ca. £4.3M and aims to develop green chemistry.

Green Chemistry Leading Journal in the field

Green Chemistry is the leading journal in the field, with
an impact factor of 5.8, publishing communications, full papers and reviews. Green Chemistry has an international Editorial and Advisory Board; Martyn Poliakoff is Chair of the Editorial Board, Walter Leitner is Scientific Editor and CJ Li Associate Editor.



'PROCESS India', a bi-monthly magazine on process
plant technology, is published by Vogel Business Media India Pvt. Ltd. – a 100 per cent subsidiary of the 120-year-old Vogel Business Media Group (Germany). 'It focuses on the Operations, management and design of the Chemical, Pharma & Biotech, F&B, O&G and Water Treatment plants. It is an ideal (technical) knowledge sharing platform for the Indian process community.

Speciality Chemicals Magazine

An international exhibition and publishing company, DMG
World Media produces over 250 market-leading trade exhibitions, consumer shows and fairs each year and publishes more than 40 related magazines, newspapers, directories and market reports.

World of Chemicals is a powerful chemistry driven global platform connecting everything related to chemistry and chemical industry. We believe in sourcing information related to chemicals - their availability, chemical properties, chemical structures, chemical formulas, research strategies of top ranked chemistry departments, database of research papers, logistic service providers, consultants and activities of major chemical players.

IGCW 2009 & 2011

Chemical World

Chemical World

'Chemical World', the leading B2B monthly publication from the Network 18 Group, updates on the emerging trends in chemical processing and is a ready reckoner for the industry. It tracks & analyses major developments (right from chemicals to manufacturing technologies), and offers unbiased news, views to the readers to empower them in making better business decisions.

Dow Chemical International Private Limited

Dow Chemical International Private Limited

Dow Chemical International Private Limited (Dow India) is committed to consistent growth through its expertise as a science and technology leader, its experience as a leading chemical company, and its engagement with the communities.



EBTC is a programme co-funded by the European Union and implemented by EUROCHAMBRES, the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry. At EBTC a key role is played by 16 European partners combining business organizations, academic and research institutes from all over the EU, all of them with a successful track record in their respective field.

GIZ (German Development Corporation)

GIZ (Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit)

Working efficiently, effectively and in a spirit of support,
GIZ supports people and societies worldwide in creating sustainable living conditions and building better futures. The services delivered by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draw on a wealth of regional and technical competence and tried and tested management expertise.



The L'Oréal Group is the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company. It has developed technology in the field of cosmetics and is active in the dermatological & pharmaceutical fields. It's also the top nano-technology patent-holder in United States. L’Oréal adopted Green Chemistry in 1999 and has since positioned it at the heart of it's principle of eco-design.

IGCW 2015 Confirmed Speakers
  • Keynote Speaker
    Dr. John Warner
    Co-Founder, 12 Principles of Green Chemistry President, Chief Technology Officer, Board of Directors
    The Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, USA
  • Dr. Ajit Sapre
    Group President R&T,
    Reliance Industries Ltd., India
  • Mr. Anil Jain
    CEO, API division,
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., India
  • Dr. Anil Kumar
    Principal Scientist & Head,
    TATA Chemicals Ltd., India
  • Dr. Charlotte Wiles
    Chief Executive Officer,
    Chemtrix BV, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Deepak Parikh
    Clariant Chemicals (India) Ltd., India
  • Dr. David J. Constable
    ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI), USA
  • Dr. Denis Prat
    Head of Process Safety & Automated Chemistry Chemistry & Biotechnology Development,
    SANOFI, France
  • Mr. Hans Ole Klingenberg
    Commercial Director,
    Novozymes A/S, Denmark
  • Dr. Joachim F Kruger
    Senior Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer,
    Clariant Chemicals, Switzerland
  • Dr. Maria Dalko
    Director of Chemistry Department,
    L'Oréal Research & Innovation, France
  • Dr. Murali Sastry
    IITB-Monash Research Academy, India
  • Mr. Nitesh Mehta
    IGCW Convenor & Founder Director,
    Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India
  • Dr. Rajan Venkatesh
    Vice-President - Chemical & Performance Products - South Asia,
    BASF, India
  • Dr. Rajagopal
    KnowGenix, India
  • Dr. Raman Ramachandran
    Chairman & MD,
    BASF Chemicals India Ltd., India (TBC)
  • Mr. Ravi Kapoor
    Managing Director,
    Heubach Colour Pvt. Ltd., India
  • Dr. Sébastien Duprat de Paule
    Ph.D., R&D Director,
    CHIMEX - L'OREAL, France
  • Dr. Shisher Kumra
    Executive Director,
    Sustainability Support Service (Europe) AB, Sweden
  • Dr. Swaminathan Sivaram
    CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow,
    National Chemical Laboratories (NCL), India
  • Dr. Rajappa Vaidyanathan
    Director and Head-Process Research and Development,
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, India
  • Dr. Walther Hofherr
    Executive Director,
    Ecological and Toxicological Association of Dyes and Organic Pigments Manufacturers (ETAD), Basel
Comments & Feedback
  • "Thanks for a wonderful high quality and well executed summit! It was a great learning experience."

    - Dr. R Rajagopal,
    CCO, KnowGenix
  • "Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to participate in the outstanding conference. Without your follow-up, I would have missed this opportunity."

    - Dr. Surendra Kulkarni,
    Research Director & Site Head, Sabic Technology Center, India
  • "IGCW-2013 was a great success. It enticed people to Practice Green Chemistry. I personally learned a lot about recent trends in this area and got connected meaningfully with stalwarts of Green Chemistry practitioners."

    - Dr . Rakeshwar Bandichhor,
    Director API-R&D, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
  • "Congratulations on conducting IGCW-2013 successfully! It is a great effort from you and your team! I enjoyed attending the second day and no need to add that I learned a lot, in addition to establishing important contacts! "

    - Vishu Bhoosnurmath
  • "Congratulations for the success of IGCW-2013."

    - Mr. Rajeev M Pandia
  • "I thank you for the opportunity provided to me a part of IGCW 2013. The event was well organized and I found the audience participation active and frequent."

    - Dr. Swaminathan Sivaram,
    CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow
  • "Let me congratulate you for the successful completion of the Conference. It was really a good sessions I and my other team members had during the Conference."

    - Mr. Pramod Natuvetty,
    Manager – Systems and Regulatory Affairs, AkzoNobel India Limited R&D Centre
  • "I had a wonderful time during the conference. Thank you so much for arranging everything perfectly. Look forward to similar participation in future. "

    - Dr. B K Patel,
    Department of Chemistry, IIT- Guwahati
  • "I congratulate you and your team for the successful IGCW-2013 conference. I would like to thank you very much for your arrangements and hospitality provided during IGCW-2013 symposium. "

    - BLA Prabahavathidevi,
  • " Congratulations for your team for organizing the IGCW-2013 in a very professional manner. "

    - Dr. RBN Prasad,
    CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad

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