Join RRS to explore plastic neutrality, an exciting concept in packaging sustainability that centers around measuring, reducing, and offsetting brands’ unique plastic footprints. Learn how plastic credits work, why brands find them valuable, and how they can be effective in alleviating our ocean plastic epidemic. You will hear from organizations that are utilizing this system right now: rePurpose Global, a plastic credit platform coordinating and connecting participants; Vita Coco, a growing consumer brand taking action and funding the effort; and Waste Ventures India, the boots on the ground who are utilizing plastic offset financing to create a tangible, quantifiable impact on eliminating plastic waste from nature.
Anne Johnson, VP Global Corporate Sustainability, RRS
Anne will provide an overview on contributing factors and impacts of ocean plastics.
Svanika Balasubramanian, Cofounder and CEO, rePurpose Global
Svanika will walk us through plastics credits - what they are, how they create an ecosystem, and why this works.
Daniella Labat, Manager - PR, Experiential and Partnerships, Vita Coco
Daniella will share challenges faced by brands in taking action on plastic waste and how plastic credits fit into a larger brand sustainability action plan.
Sahithi Bhupathiraiu, Manager - Urban Waste Management, Waste Ventures India
Sahithi will describe the recovery ecosystem and how plastic credits can help improve the situation.
Marisa Adler, Senior Consultant, RRS (Moderator)
Marisa will be our host and guide us through the valuable information to understand the impact of plastic credits.