Meet the Buyer –
February 11 2021
March 11 2021
A successful retailer and brand relationship requires a mutual understanding of each other’s priorities and PSC’s “meet the buyer series” serves as a platform for a two-way conversation where retailers can efficiently find thoroughly vetted, high-performing sustainable brands that have differentiating impact stories while also sharing their unique retailer perspective, priorities, and product selection process.
February 23 + 24
PSC’s unPACKed is an action-oriented event dedicated to bringing together sustainable packaging experts, suppliers, brands, manufacturers, and retailers to learn more about one of our industry’s largest issues. We aim to unpack the ever-changing, quickly-developing details around packaging through world-class education. We will also provide resources and tools that will help us improve and advance sustainability of packaging in the pet industry to further decrease our overall waste footprint
Top 20 Celebration w/WPA365
With as much as a 5 percent sales bump for companies that market their sustainability efforts (Nielsen), many pet companies tout sustainability as a cornerstone of their values and operations. But few ground their promises with action. The Positive Impact Accreditation Program cuts through the greenwashing by requiring a third-party assessment and verification and annual improvement. In partnership with WPA, this virtual event will celebrate PSC’s 2020 top performing brands and suppliers and inspire you with share-worthy stories of how they are redefining business success to drive impact for pets, people, and planet.
December 3 + 4
Impact Unleashed is the only 2-day event in the pet industry that inspires and equips leaders to meet growing demand for sustainable products and companies. Highly rated as one of the industry’s best events, attendees can expect world-renowned keynote speakers, workshops, networking, and new virtual exhibit hall.
Get Connected. Be Inspired.
PSC, our Co-Host MGM Resorts, and keynote speaker Jim Osgood, CEO of Klean Kanteen gathered at a PSC SOLD OUT event in the unique setting of the shark reef exhibit at Mandalay Bay. As a leading brand and certified B Corporation, Klean Kanteen shared how they leverage business to eliminate ocean trash- one of the leading issues impacting our global waters. Zukes, sponsor of the event also shared a collaborative packaging project. Read more here.
GLOBAL PET EXPO
Global Pet Expo 2017. PSC’s community gathered at the Barkworthies booth to learn about the launch of a new supply chain program at Barkworthies as well as a newly released employee engagement case study from Worldwise.
May 08. 13:00 – 14:30. ZZF. NCC Mitte. Room Brussel 2.
May 08. 17:00 – 18:00. PETS International. Booth #1-203.
May 09. 10:00 – 11:00. Protix. Booth #2-611.
May 09: 16:00 – 17:00 West Paw. Both #7-532.
May 10. 15:00 – 16:00. Josera. Room HongKong in NCC East.
Networking and collaboration are the key to increasing industry-wide implementation of sustainability initiatives. We hope to see you at the next trade show!
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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