Henning Bloech

Global Director Sustainable Solutions

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials

Henning Bloech has dedicated his career to moving business towards more sustainable and healthier products and processes. He has run certification programs, led corporate sustainability strategy, and advised organizations on addressing sustainability and environmental challenges.

In 2021, Henning joined Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials (MCAM) as Global Director Sustainable Solutions to execute and drive MCAMs global sustainability and circularity strategy.

Prior to his current role, Henning was leading the SCS Global Services business in Europe as Executive Director. He built the SCS presence in Europe and helped companies achieve their triple bottom line and turn complex challenges into opportunities through consulting and certification services.

As the Commercial Director of Building Performance Programs for UL Environment Henning led the development and commercialization of UL’s sustainable building performance initiatives, building indoor air quality related standards, programs, and certifications worldwide. Previously, he was responsible for strategy and business development of UL Environment and its programs and services in Europe and Asia.

Henning helped start GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) as its first employee in 2001 and as Executive Director he was instrumental in establishing the GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification program as the world’s leading indoor air quality certification.

From 2006 until 2009, Henning was the Global Sustainability Director for INVISTA Performance Surfaces and Materials. He developed and led environmental strategies and programs for INVISTA Performance Surfaces and Materials businesses and brands including ANTRON® carpet fiber, STAINMASTER® carpet and CORDURA® fabric.

Henning has published numerous articles and business cases on sustainable product selection, indoor air quality, source control, and green procurement. He is an established speaker and has held training seminars and presentations on green design and indoor air quality at conferences and symposia around the world.

Henning Bloech holds a Masters Degree from Georg August University in Göttingen, Germany. He is a LEED Accredited Professional, he is an Alliance for Water Stewardship Accredited Specialist, he is a member of the WELL® Materials Advisory, he was a founding member of the Green Products Roundtable (now Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council), a member of the TFM Green Buildings Advisory Board, and of the Outdoor Industry Associations Sustainability Working Group. He currently lives in Göttingen, Germany.

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