Ikea, Keurig Green Mountain, SC Johnson and many more to headline SustPack 2016

When SustPack 2016 blows into the windy city this April, you can expect a jam-packed 2-day program with over 50 presentations from more than 60 speakers from some of the industry’s most influential companies and brand leaders.

SustPack 2016 logoFor the second consecutive year, Smithers Pira partners with GreenBlue's Sustainable Packaging Coalition to host SustPack 2016. This year the event will take place in Chicago at the McCormick Place on April 11 – 13, 2016. This year’s theme, Business Made Sustainable, will focus on how sustainability in packaging has an effect on ROI, corporate goal setting and execution planning, and solutions to marine debris among others.

The recently released program agenda includes thought-leading presentations from influential brand leaders from Keurig Green Mountain, NESTLE USA, SC Johnson and Target. The program also brings various sustainability experts from organizations such as the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), Organic Waste Systems (OWS) and the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA).

The event’s keynote speakers include Lars Petersson, President US for IKEA, Dr. Leyla Acaroglu, Founder of the Un-School for Disruptive Design and Ken Webster, Head of Innovation at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.  For a full list of event speakers, visit the SustPack 2016 Speakers webpage.

In addition to conference presentations, SustPack also offers interactive workshops including: 

  • Building Your Brand’s Sustainable Promise and Strengthening Brand Trust with your Consumers
  • Disruptive Design Method for Sustainable Innovation and Social Change
  • Essentials of Sustainable Packaging

For more information on SustPack 2016, visit www.sustainability-in-packaging.com.