The New Plastics Economy is an untapped investment and innovation opportunity.
Announced at the 2015 World Economic Forum, the New Plastics Economy is an important shift away from conventional fossil fuel plastics towards:
new bio-based, bio-benign materials from renewable sources;
new manufacturing processes, and
innovative consumer and business products leveraging these new materials.
These changes may alter the landscape of one of the largest commodity markets in the world. Investments emerging in alternative materials, products and manufacturing are not only scalable, but represent true triple-bottom-line investment opportunities.
This event will showcase investment-ready companies and will connect thought leaders, investors and policy makers, to explore investment opportunities and this emerging new segment, where profit and purpose blend. The event is intended for institutional and individual investors, family foundations, entrepreneurs, innovators, policy-makers and members of the press and media.
Keynote Addres by Per Lindberg, CEO, BillerudKorsnäs AB
"Harnessing the forces of innovation and entrepreneurship, and the powers of the markets to do good"
Examining the New Plastics Economy for financial insights, emerging trends and the direction of global innovation; Impact investment opportunities with clear metrics; Directions in shareholder advocacy; Economic opportunities in the shift away from fossil fuels; Emerging economic models
Innovation Showcase and Demo Day
Investment-ready startups from the Think Beyond Plastics’ 2014, 2015 and 2016 accelerator cohorts pitching innovations in materials, manufacturing, and consumer and business products.
The event is by invitation only and seating is limited. Please register to attend.