Vice-President of Sustainability, Amcor Ltd
David leads Amcor’s global sustainability agenda. He works closely with the global packaging company’s innovation, procurement, operations and other functions to integrate more sustainable design and social responsibility into Amcor’s product development and operations. He is active in Amcor’s global sustainability partnerships with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, and others. He leads the company’s program to achieve its Global Commitment to develop all of its packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2025, to increase the use of recycled content, and collaborate to drive up rates of recycling around the world.
David is chair of the Plastic Recycling Corporation of California, serves on the board of The Recycling Partnership, and is an Aspen Institute First Movers Fellow.
David holds a B.S., Physics, from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Wednesday, June 29
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sustainable Wipe Packaging Trends
Packaging Sustainability: A Global Perspective
Companies are under pressure to deliver more sustainable packaging. This presentation will look at the important role that packaging plays, and options to make packaging more sustainable. Consumer brands, retailers, and others across the value chain are aligning an approach to reducing both carbon footprints. Industry, governments, and NGOs are aligning on standards for packaging recyclability, the need for recycling infrastructure, and engaging consumers. The presentation includes updates about progress and potential risks in the U.S. and in different countries around the world.