August 21, 4:00pm.
We’ve Got Big News to Share.
Join PSC for our semi annual event sponsored by WPA in booth 4901 at the Show-floor talk area. We will announce a new retail partnership and showcase the advancements of our Positive Impact Program – an accreditation program that celebrates meaningful improvement by pet companies actively measuring and improving to drive positive impact for pets, people + planet.
August 21, 1:00pm.
SuperZoo Info Booth
Exclusive behind the scenes experience.
In partnership with WPA, we are offering a 45 minute tour at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 21st of Mandalay Bay’s solar array – the largest in the western hemisphere. Attendees will also visit the impressive waste sorting facility to better understand the measures being taken to reduce the environmental impact of the Super Zoo trade show. *Space is limited to 50 people! Meet at the WPA info booth.
August 21, 9:30am.
Islander Ballroom B
Critical Strategies for Retailers.
Integrating environmental and social strategies can deepen customer loyalty, attract and retail top talent, and reduce bottom line costs. Learn how real pet companies are seeing tangible business success through corporate sustainability and how you can join the movement.
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 2017
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