OEN Workshop: Going Green – Sustainability Practices for Consumer Product Companies

Going green doesn’t have to cost you money. In fact, embracing sustainable practices can offer your consumer product company both competitive and financial advantages. Join Eric Brody, Principal of Shift Advantage, to learn how to:

  • Vet your suppliers for their social and environmental practices
  • Incorporate sustainable material choices into your products and packaging decisions
  • Ensure your green marketing claims meet FTC requirements

Details

Includes a light lunch. This workshop is the first of a three-part series for entrepreneurs in the consumer product space. You may register for just this session, or you can register for the entire Consumer Product Fundamentals series here.

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Cost: $25 for OEN members (or $60 for the series) and $50 for non-members (or $125 for the series). *Sorry, no refunds*

Not yet an OEN member? Join today to get a pass to this workshop for free!


Workshop Leader

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Eric Brody

Principal of Shift Advantage

Shift Advantage is a consulting company that assists companies and organizations in making the shift towards sustainability and corporate responsibility. With over a decade of experience working with large corporations, small start-up companies and non-profits, Eric has been able to prove that, with creativity and leadership, doing the right thing for the environment and society can provide a competitive advantage.

Eric has successfully designed and implemented a wide range of strategies and initiatives, including projects relating to environmental scorecards, metrics and reporting, stakeholder development, raw material sourcing, factory code of conduct, product design, packaging, logistics, consumer education, media outreach and product recycling and reuse.  Prior to launching Shift Advantage, Eric was the Sustainability Business Integration Manager for Nike for seven years and Sustainability Manager for Nau, a technical outdoor and urban clothing company the outdoor recognized for its innovative sustainability practices, for three years.


Sponsors

Our Consumer Product Workshop Series is presented by:

Start:
January 18, 2017 11:30 AM
End:
January 18, 2017 1:30 PM
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Location:
Davis Wright Tremaine
1300 SW 5th Ave #2400
Portland
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Contact:
Megan O'Leary
Telephone:
503-222-2270
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