BSR Conference 2016

Be Bold

November 1-3 • New York


Breakout Session

Reinventing Products: How to Influence Designers

November 1, 2016, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Up to 80 percent of a product’s sustainability impacts are determined at the design stage—which makes design a crucial initial step in achieving sustainability goals. How can companies reinvent their product development and innovation processes to incorporate sustainability and circular economy principles? How can companies create ownership for sustainability and circularity among their design teams? We'll explore challenges and share leading practices to help more companies integrate sustainable design into new products.

Scheduled Speakers for this Session

Alex McIntosh
Alex McIntosh
Course Leader, MA Fashion Futures, London College of Fashion

Managing Director, Christopher Raeburn

Helen Sahi
Helen Sahi
Senior Director, Sustainability

Avery Dennison Corporation

Tara St James
Tara St James

Study NY

Elisa Niemtzow
Elisa Niemtzow
Director, Consumer Sectors



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