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12:30 PM
1:30 PM
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Fitting a square inside the circle: Sustainable packaging solutions driving a more circular economy

How innovative packaging solutions are accelerating the transition to a circular economy and delivering on the promise of a sustainable future.

From automation and converting technologies, to material science and plastic alternatives, sustainable innovation in packaging has a key role to play in accelerating the adoption of circularity through innovative, yet achievable, solutions.

In this virtual panel discussion, as part of Climate Week NYC 2020, we’ll dive into the nuances of navigating sustainable packaging in the current landscape. The conversation will delve into the fascinating trends and innovations in sustainable packaging including real-world examples on sustainable custom packaging solutions from some of the world’s leading businesses, and discuss best practices enabling the transition to a circular economy together.

We welcome sustainability, innovation, and circularity leaders and industry organizations, members of the media, CPG and packaging companies, and the general public to join this engaging discussion.

Confirmed speakers include:

Nina Goodrich, GreenBlue Executive Director, Sustainable Packaging Coalition Director 

Brent Heist, Director R&D Packaging Sustainability, P&G 

Ben R. Jordan Ph. D., Sr. Director Environmental Policy, The Coca-Cola Company 

Pat Lindner, President, Consumer Packaging and Chief Innovation Officer, WestRock

The discussion will be moderated by Lauren Phipps, Director & Senior Analyst on Circular Economy at GreenBiz Group.

About the organizer:

WestRock partners with customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.