(Washington, DC) – SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association and Plastics News Global Group invite credentialed journalists to cover “Sustain ’08: Plastics Business Summit,” a landmark sustainability conference for the plastics industry that will be held November 5-7, 2008 in Chicago, Ill. (Visit http://www.sustain08.com for full event details.)
Climate change…Litter and marine debris...Retailers and consumers demanding "green" products and processes... The Sustain ’08 conference will provide plastics executives with the knowledge and tools they need to view sustainability as a strategy toward reducing costs, eliminating waste and marketing responsibly — all while maximizing profitability. Kicking off with an energy-management workshop and evening reception on November 5, Sustain’08 will include presentations on defining your carbon footprint, environmentally responsible product design, key end-market impacts, “greenwashing” and environmental marketing, supply-chain solutions and much more.
The opening keynote speaker will be Andrew Winston, a globally recognized expert on green business and co-author of the bestselling book Green to Gold, The closing keynote address will be delivered by Hal Snyder, global director of technology and strategic planning of the DuPont Performance Materials unit.
WHO: Plastics industry executives, sustainability experts and other stakeholders
WHAT: “Sustain’08: Plastics Business Summit,” the first sustainability conference geared specifically for the plastics industry supply chain
WHERE: InterContinental Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL
WHEN: November 5-7, 2008
Complimentary registration for Sustain ’08 is available to all journalists (subject to credential approval). To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Barry Eisenberg at (202) 974-5210. Full agenda details, speaker biographies, sponsor list and hotel information are available at http://www.sustain08.com.