NEW 2017 Webinar Series!
Learn how to make the most of PSC’s Quick Impact Assessment (built in partnership with B-Lab) to shape your company’s sustainability roadmap, understand the primary business drivers for each performance area, get buy-in from your team and implement improvements for greater impact not just to people and planet, but also profit.
In this series of 30-minute webinars, PSC will guide members through the QIA, break down each performance area for business value, and translate simple strategies for improving your score. Featuring special guest experts and members who’ve successfully implemented improvements for greater impact, you’ll gain a working understanding of each area and how they all contribute to making a company truly sustainable for business results.
Additional Dates & Guest Presenters coming soon – stay tuned!
- Welcome to the QIA: An Intro & Overview – April 26, 1pm EST / 10am PST. Register
- QIA Performance Area: The Business of Engaging Employees.– May 24, 1pm EST / 10am PST. Register
- QIA Performance Area: Bottom Line Savings & Efficiency – June 28, 1pm EST / 10am PST. Register
- Supply Chain Risks & Opportunities – August TBD
- Environmental Design Innovation – September TBD
- Driving Social Impact – October TBD
- Good Governance – November TBD
Past Webinar Guests
Check out the past webinars presented by PSC and our partners to learn about the various ways sustainability can help build your business:
Past webinar topics have included: B-Corp Certification 101, Communications Best-Practices, How to Attract Investment Dollars, Using Crowd-Funding to Engage with Consumers, Innovations in Sustainable Packaging, Engage your Employees and Increase your Profits.
I’ve been passionate about the environment my entire life. It’s time to apply my passion and 23 years of experience in the pet business toward facilitating sustainable progress in the pet industry and protecting the resources our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren deserve.Chris BentleyVP of Sales & Sustainability, I and Love and You
As one of the first Founding Members of the Pet Sustainability Coalition, The KONG Company understands that positive sustainable change requires business leaders from within the industry investing to make this vision a reality. Our iconic KONG rubber toy has been made in the USA from sustainable natural rubber for more than 36 years now. We’re proud, that as a company, we are committed to the overall well-being of our customers, our employees, their pets and the environment in which we all live and work.KD FruehPresident, KONG Company
Sustainability drives a business’ profitability but more often than not organizations are scared to embrace what they see as a complex undertaking. We are very excited to be part of a coalition that will help educate organizations in the pet industry and bring them all the resources they need to create and implement a sustainability program.Toby RussellCEO, Natural Capitalism Solutions
Several years ago the employees of our company created and endorsed the phrase “Devoted to Pets, People & the Planet” as our motto. The care and protection of our planet is essential if we want our children and our pets to enjoy this beautiful world in the future. We support The Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition for bringing together other companies that uphold the same goals we embrace and for charting a roadmap of working together toward sustainability.Tony de VosCEO, Cardinal Laboratories, Inc.
As the Outdoor Industry Association Sustainability Working Group continues to advocate for convergence around tools, we are looking forward to providing the pet products industry with guidance around how it might utilize the Higg Index framework to benchmark and measure the sustainability of its products, brands, and manufacturing facilities. We look forward to collaborating with the Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition on this effort.Beth JensenDirector of Sustainability, Outdoor Industry Association
Planet Dog is thrilled to be a Founding Member of the Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition. Planet Dog has been thinking globally and acting doggedly since 1997, and we remain committed to the notion that our values bring us our value. We embrace the efforts of the Coalition to extend these values and commitment to the entire pet industry. We look forward to a productive and successful collaboration with other leaders in the industry to put Sustainability at the forefront of the pet industry, which will strengthen the industry as a whole while protecting our most valuable resource, our planet.Stephanie VoloChief Retail Officer & Partner, Planet Dog