Join Matt Mayberry of Whole Works Consulting, who will focus on the critical issue of sustainability integration and how to gain the full value from CSR initiatives on March 11, 2016 in Portsmouth, NH.
Are you a packaging engineer, a packaging manager or a sustainability engineer looking for an introduction to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)?
The AIChE Academy is supporting the effort to help companies be more sustainable. It provides members and the public with e-learning courses, webinars and videos on topics of interest to chemical engineers and others in a variety of topics. It currently has 286 offerings in the area of Sustainability and Environment. Two new videos on S-ROI were recently developed by EarthShift Global’s Lise Laurin.
Mayberry has helped organizations in a variety of industries improve their business performance as they develop their sustainability strategies using triple-bottom-line performance: financial, social and environmental. Leading companies are recognizing that to gain the full benefits of their sustainability initiatives, it’s essential to integrate those efforts with their core business.
Recognizing the critical role that business skills play in helping sustainability leaders influence their organizations, we are dedicating March11th to the topic: “Turning Initiatives into Value.” This will be a practical, hands-on workshop designed to equip sustainability professionals with the business knowledge and tools needed to engage senior executives and create winning proposals.
In addition to providing a roadmap for integrating sustainability with the business, we will cover the most essential strategy and finance concepts that help executives connect the dots between sustainability initiatives and shareholder value. This will complement the sessions on LCA and S-ROI earlier in the week by helping participants apply these tools in ways that have the greatest impact.
Here are the topics we will be covering on March 11:
Introduction: Integrating Sustainability with the Core Business
Finance: Creating Shareholder Value
Exercise: Integrating Sustainability at an Online Retailer (case study)
Exercise: Integrating Sustainability At Your Organization
Wrap-up and Debrief
We hope you can join us for the entire Boot Camp, March 7 – 11. The combination of topics over the five days will not only help you develop effective sustainability strategies, but also help your proposals get the kind of executive attention they deserve.
About Matt Mayberry, Ph.D, Founder and President WholeWorks — Matt has helped organizations in a variety of industries improve their business performance as they develop their sustainability strategies using triple-bottom-line performance: financial, social and environmental. Matt received his Ph.D. in physics from M.I.T. and his MBA from Stanford.
Location: Michigan State University, MSU School of Packaging
Lodging: East Lansing Marriott Hotel at University Place, $145 per night
Cost: $1,195 per person (includes 2 lunches, 1 dinner on the evening of May 4)
Sustainability in Package Design at MSU was co-developed with Professor Rafael Auras from the renowned School of Packaging at Michigan State University, this onsite two day course is designed to give packaging engineers, packaging managers and sustainability engineers an introduction to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) including theory and hands-on experience.
The course will provide a simplified LCA learning experience that introduces participants to the concept of life cycle thinking in the umbrella of packaging, the basics of conducting an LCA, and some practical experience building simple LCA models in PackageSmart, a user-friendly package design LCA program.
The course will be conducted by Lise Laurin and Rafael Auras with guest instructors.
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