Product packaging has been in the spotlight as consumers' concern about single-use packaging and plastic in the environment continues to grow. Additionally, an increasing number of international trade and export requirements affect global supply chains. These include the Plastics Pact 2025 led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the Green Deal in Europe.
In this webinar, Zespri’s Sustainable Packaging Lead Lewis Patterson shares how the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit measures and uses packaging metrics within the global supply chain. thinkstep-anz’s Technical Director Jeff Vickers will discuss the most relevant international trade requirements for packaging and how to tackle them.
This webinar will introduce you to:
- International trade and export requirements for packaging
- How to comply by measuring and quantifying the impacts of your packaging
- Zespri’s sustainable packaging strategy and targets
- How Zespri measure and use packaging metrics
It will be useful for:
- Sustainability Managers
- Environmental Managers
- Marketing Managers
- Product Developers
- Product Managers
- Supply Chain Managers
Sustainable Packaging Lead at Zespri International Ltd
Lewis is responsible for developing Zespri’s sustainable packaging strategy and plans to ensure Zespri reaches its sustainability goals and commitments. Lewis is also an entrepreneur; he founded Latitude Inc in 2007 and remains CEO of the organisation that invests in sustainable initiatives. Lewis is committed to support purpose driven companies. Lewis established and manages the Korean chapter of Sustainable Brands.
Technical Director, thinkstep-anz
Jeff Vickers has wide expertise in assessing complex product life cycles ranging from buildings to agriculture, transport to electronics. He focuses on sustainability strategy and Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs). Jeff is also thinkstep-anz's in-house packaging expert. Jeff has been embedding sustainability thinking within organisations for over a decade, and is working across sustainability assessment, strategy and innovation.