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Al Iannuzzi, PhD, Senior Director of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson, discusses a crucial next step in sustainability: the making and marketing of greener products on the global scale.

Why The World Needs Greener Products
 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015; Time: 8:00-10:00am ET
New York City BAR, 42 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues), 1st floor, Hughes Room, New York, NY
 
Join us for a captivating talk and networking with sustainability professionals!
Coffee & Tea will be provided.
 

Join us for an exciting Greater New York City chapter event, featuring Al Iannuzzi, PhD, Senior Director of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson.

The world is changing at a rapid pace. One of the key trends we see is the growing middle class in developing nations like India and China, where consumers want products such as cars, smart phones and appliances that are common to us in the West. The question we need to ask is: where will all the resources come from to fulfill this demand? In order to thrive and survive in this new future, companies will have to do things differently. The world needs greener products that have much lower environmental impacts. This talk examines how leading companies are making and marketing greener products and identifies the forces shaping the ways in which companies will “go green” over the next decade.

Al Iannuzzi is Senior Director of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability at Johnson & JohnsonDr. Allen Hershkowitz where he leads the Global Product Stewardship and Green Marketing programs.  He has over 30 years experience in the EHS field and leads Johnson & Johnson’s EARTHWARDS® greener product design process.  Prior to J&J, Al worked as an environmental consultant and for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.  He is a Board Member of Practice Green Health, a leading NGO fostering sustainability in the healthcare sector, and the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council.  Al received his Ph.D. degree in Environmental Policy from the Union Institute & University in Cincinnati where he researched EHS self-regulation programs.  He is the author of the books, Greener Products: the Making & Marketing of Sustainable Brands (CRC Press 2011) and Industry Self-Regulation and Voluntary Environmental Compliance (CRC Press, 2002), and his articles on product stewardship and environmental compliance are published widely. 

Early Registration (now through Nov. 30th): Current ISSP Members $20 (students $10)
                                                   Non-members $35 (full-time students w/ID - $17.50)
Dec. 1st or later/at the door: $45 (full-time students w/ID - $25)
 
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Please note that the event will take place in U.S. Eastern Time (ET), from 8:00am-10:00am ET
December 2, 2015 5:00 AM   through   7:00 AM PT
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