Main Sustainability Trends in Mobility from a High Performance Plastics point of view

A presentation by Bert Havenith, Sustainability Director, Strategic Intelligence Director at DSM.

Main automotive trends as related to Tailgate Emission Reduction and GHG and Carbon Footprint Reduction and the quest for more Circular Economy Solutions will be presented and elucidated from the point of view of DSM Engineering Materials.


Question 1: What drives you?
Create a better place for us and the next generations to come

Question 2: Why should the delegate attend your presentation?
To get a broader perspective on the different, currently prevailing sustainability topics in Automotive.

Question 3: What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
Carbon Footprint Reduction Solutions, Circular Economy Solutions in the arena of Chemical Recycling.

Question 4: What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
Reduction of the Footprint of Cars, Making Cars more Circular.

Question 5: What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
Infancy stage of Chemical Recycling Infrastructure.

About Bert Havenith
Bert has worked at DSM for 32 years in the field of Engineering and High Performance Plastics … in a variety of roles and in contact with a variety of end industries.
Bert heads currently the Sustainability Team and the Strategic Intelligence Team at DSM Engineering Materials.

About DSM
Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. Our products and solutions address some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large.

Bert Havenith is speaker at the 2021 edition of the Materials 4 Sustainable Mobility Conference.

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