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Vision And Commitment Incpen

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Vision And Commitment Incpen

  1. 1. INCPEN Vision A future where all production, distribution and consumption contribute to a truly sustainable society <ul><li>www.incpen.org </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>INCPEN’s members commit to adopting cradle-to-cradle thinking in developing packaging and product supply chains that make a positive contribution to social, environmental and economic development. Our ambition is to help consumers live sustainable lifestyles. </li></ul>INCPEN Vision Sustainability Commitment
  3. 3. Holistic approach <ul><li>Cradle-to-cradle thinking is design that considers the entire lifecycle of packaging in context of: - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>supply chain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>consumers’ needs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To: - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>optimise material, water and energy use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>minimise waste (from product and used packaging) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>maximise recovery of value - as material, energy, compost - from waste </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The political agenda Sustainable production Sustainable consumption
  5. 5. The missing link <ul><li>Joins up government policy on Sustainable Consumption and Production </li></ul><ul><li>Where packaging makes a unique and valuable contribution by reducing product wastage </li></ul>“ Sustainable distribution ”
  6. 6. Packaging in a sustainable society <ul><li>Environment: </li></ul><ul><li>Save more resources than used </li></ul><ul><li>Social: </li></ul><ul><li>Meet consumers expectations in all aspects of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Product protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy: </li></ul><ul><li>Save costs in distribution and merchandising of goods </li></ul>Packaging

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