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Education and Outreach

As part of the SPC's education and outreach, it holds several in-person and online meetings and educational events a year. The SPC believes it will require collaboration throughout the supply chain to affect the change needed to realize sustainable packaging. As a result, the SPC continually looks for opportunities to advance its mission through participation in and hosting of conferences and meetings.


April Open Forum- Integrating Ellen MacArthur's Circular Economy Metrics Into Your Packaging Assessm


Tuesday, April 5, 2016

11 a.m. - Noon EST

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Integrating Ellen MacArthur's Circular Economy Metrics into Your Packaging Assessments

What are the metrics for circularity, and how do you use them?  Join the SPC's April Open Forum to learn about the metrics being proposed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for measuring circularity, and how they fit in to your strategies and goals to bring Circular Economy principles into your business.  Also included: an update on key circularity trends and their relationship to packaging. Join Laura Flanigan and Lise Molander from thinkstep to get up to speed on this important initiative.

Lise Molander, Principal Consultant and Director of Strategic Accounts, Nordic Region, thinkstep

Lise is a Principal Consultant at thinkstep and an expert on innovation, design, and implementation of circular economy models, e.g. implementation of strategies, green business models, resource efficiency, alternative material selection, industrial symbiosis, and radical innovation processes. She has over 17 years of industrial and consultancy experience in sustainability, innovation, processes, facilitation, eco-design, cradle-to-cradle and circular economy on a corporate level.

Laura Flanagan, VP of the Consumer Packaging Goods sector and Senior Consultant, thinkstep

Laura is the VP of the Consumer Packaged Goods sector and a Senior Consultant at thinkstep with 15 years of experience developing, implementing, and evaluating customized strategies, frameworks and tools to help clients achieve their visions for sustainable products, business practices, and operations.