DuPont’s virtual event on sustainable packaging

May 18, 2009

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers (P&IP) has announced that in an industry first, winners of its long-running DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation will be announced via a global virtual forum that will include exchanges with leading industry experts on sustainable packaging as well as with the prestigious international panel of jurors who selected this year’s winners from over 120 entries from around the world. Registration has now opened for the DuPont Sustainable Packaging Exchange, which will take place May 28, 10:00–11:0 a.m. EDT.

“We invite those with interest in sustainable packaging to join us and this year’s winners in exchanging views on key topics such as solutions for end of life,” said Shanna Moore, Sustainability Director for DuPont P&IP. “In addition, participants will learn about the winning companies’ achievements in improving the sustainability of products and processes.”

The DuPont Sustainable Packaging Exchange will kick off with the announcement of the 21st DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation winners and will be followed by scheduled sessions on the need for global packaging standards and on visions for end-of-life solutions. Available on-demand throughout the event will be the Sustainable Packaging Resource Center with downloadable information and links to useful tools, profiles of DuPont Award winners, including jurors’ evaluations, perspectives from the winners on improving the sustainability of their packaging, and open chat and chat rooms where participants can network and learn.

DuPont Sustainable Packaging Exchange