Wal-Mart's zettlemoyer-lazar to present special keynote on sustainability scorecard
Arlington, VA, July 28, 2008 – Amy Zettlemoyer-Lazar, packaging director of Sam’s Club and co-manager of the Wal-Mart Sustainability Value
Network, will deliver a special keynote address during PACK EXPO International 2008 (November 9-13; Chicago, IL).
In her presentation, “Keeping Score: How Wal-Mart and its Suppliers Continue to Advance Packaging Change, Innovation and Sustainability,” Zettlemoyer-Lazar will provide an update on the
progress of the Wal-Mart sustainability scorecard and the next steps in its evolution.
Zettlemoyer-Lazar will present her address Sunday, November 9, at 1 p.m., in a special standalone session of the Conference at PACK EXPO. PACK EXPO International and the Conference at PACK EXPO
are sponsored and produced by PMMI.
The Conference at PACK EXPO program features more than 50 sessions presented by industry leaders and innovators. Joining Zettlemoyer-Lazar as keynote speakers at the Conference at PACK EXPO
will be top executives from NestlÃ©, Deloitte Consulting and The Dow Chemical Company.
Attendees can register for keynote addresses and individual sessions of the Conference at PACK EXPO program at www.packexpo.com. Those who register on or before October 21, 2008 will be charged
a discounted rate of $55. Registrations received after October 21 and on-site will be charged $75. Registration for the exhibits at PACK EXPO International is required in order to register for
the conference program.
“Since Wal-Mart first unveiled its packaging sustainability scorecard concept to the industry at PACK EXPO International in 2006, the scorecard has evolved substantially. There’s widespread
interest in knowing how far the company has advanced toward its packaging reduction goals, and what the next step in the process will be,” said Ben Miyares, PMMI vice president of industry
relations and director of the Conference at PACK EXPO.
“We are delighted to have Wal-Mart return to PACK EXPO to share details on the scorecard’s development and provide insight into the company’s overall sustainability initiatives.”
PMMI is a trade association with more than 550 member companies that manufacture packaging and packaging-related converting machinery, commercially-available packaging machinery components,
containers and materials in the United States and Canada. PMMI’s vision is to be the leading global resource for packaging, and its mission is to improve and promote members’ abilities to
succeed in a global marketplace. PMMI organizes the PACK EXPO trade shows: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas and EXPO PACK MÃ©xico. Learn more about PMMI at
PACK EXPO International will be held November 9-13, 2008 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. The show will be co-located with PROCESS EXPO and Converting & Package Printing EXPO. PMMI
also produces EXPO PACK MÃ©xico, the premier packaging show in Mexico serving the Latin American region. This show will be held June 23-26, 2009 at Centro Banamex, Mexico City,
Mexico. PACK EXPO Las Vegas will be held October 5-7, 2009 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Visit www.packexpo.com for more information.