The International Energy Agency (IEA) is an international energy forum comprising 29 industrialized countries under the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD). IEA’s overarching goal is to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its member countries and beyond.

ICCA teamed up with IEA to develop our 2013 technology roadmap, Energy and GHG Reductions in the Chemical Industry via Catalytic Processes. Around 90 percent of chemical manufacturing processes use catalysis, and ICCA’s partnership with IEA helped us further explore how the chemical industry can use catalysts and other related technology to boost energy efficiency and reduce GHG emissions in manufacturing processes.

We also joined IEA for a Global Industry Experts Dialogue Workshop at their Paris headquarters in 2014. There, we helped to explore the role of catalysis and other game-changing innovations can play in meeting climate targets of the Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 project.