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Presentations from Auckland Round Table on Packaging Product Stewardship

Posted by GlobalPSC at 4:02 pm, July 30th, 2012Comments0

The Global Product Stewardship Council, in conjunction with the Sustainable Packaging Alliance and Packaging Council of New Zealand, held the Auckland Round Table on Packaging Product Stewardship 10 July 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand. Presentations from the Round Table have been posted on the Knowledge Base available to GlobalPSC members.

The presentations posted include those from:

Michele Bollinger addressed the commercial implications and opportunities such as brand positioning, risk reduction and cost savings of sustainability and sustainable packaging. Michele discussed Kimberly-Clark’s efforts from forest certification through to sanitary hygiene composting. Discussion of benefits to the Kimberly-Clark brand from association with product stewardship included market research on increased brand awareness, increased sales and increased positive brand association.

Paul Curtis examined the fit of product stewardship within global packaging requirements such as those developed by the Consumer Goods Forum. In particular, Paul examined the role of product stewardship in increasing transparency and accountability across packaging supply chains.

On short notice, John Webber filled in for Lyn Mayes, founder of Mad World Limited, when Lyn was unable to present. John examined product stewardship from a practical business perspective. John also highlighted the Love NZ campaign.

Russ Martin examined options ranging from voluntary, industry-led programs to those with strict regulatory oversight. Cumulatively, these efforts can have tremendous impacts on industries and provide precedent for future programs. Global context was used to examine lessons for the packaging industry in Australia and New Zealand.

Packaging Product Stewardship – Auckland Round Table

Posted by GlobalPSC at 5:41 pm, May 30th, 2012Comments1

 

 

 

Auckland – Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Venue change: Now the Novotel Auckland Airport on Ray Emery Drive

8:00 am for an 8:30 start

The Global Product Stewardship Council, Sustainable Packaging Alliance and Packaging Council of New Zealand are hosting round table discussions on commercial and policy drivers for packaging product stewardship and sustainability. Speakers include:

  • Michele Bollinger, General Manager of Kimberly-Clark New Zealand
  • Dana Peterson, Senior Analyst of the NZ Ministry for the Environment
  • Paul Curtis, Executive Director of the Packaging Council of New Zealand
  • Russ Martin, President of the Global Product Stewardship Council
  • Lyn Mayes, founder of Mad World Limited

Facilitated round table discussions with participants will follow each presentation. Results will be reflected in an Issues Paper provided to each participant. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Members of the Global Product Stewardship Council and Packaging Council of New Zealand receive special rates on registrations.

A flyer with the full program and registration details is available here. Attendees based in New Zealand please tick the appropriate box on the secure payment form to ensure that GST is not applied.

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