Earth Day Virtual Kickoff 2022
30-Day Earth Day Rally: Tuesday 4/12, 11:00am MST
Starting on April 22, Earth Day 2022, the pet industry will unite on a 30-day sprint to inspire 10,000 actions that lead to a better future for pets, people, and planet. Using a gamified platform that is fun, simple, and engaging, the PSC community will gather thousands of pet industry professionals to take earth-friendly action. With easy to complete mini-challenges that require between 2 and 20 minutes, you can select from hundreds of curated actions that aggregate together and spread a united message of care and corporate responsibility.
Global Pet Expo 2022
Global Pet Expo 2022. PSC’s community gathered for two events at the PSC booth for the PSC x IndiePet Mingle with focus on our Accredited Companies, and then our one of a kind community gathered for a Members Only Networking event.
Members Only Breakfast: 11/11/21, 8:30-10am, USA Pavillion Lounge
Information Session + Networking: 11/10/21, 17:00-18:00, Sponsored by: Tyler Packaging, Hall 30, Stand 44
UnPacked22 was a fully-virtual, action-oriented event dedicated to bringing together sustainable packaging experts and suppliers, as well as pet industry brands, manufacturers, and retailers, to learn more about one of our industry’s largest issues.
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