• Registration Deadline: 26/07/2024
  • Duration: 8-10 Weeks
  • Cost: Contact Us
  • Delivery: Blended (Online and In-person)

Pathways to Sustainable Packaging – Establishing a Management Approach

Sustainable Enterprise Skillnet have partnered with Origin Green and 20FIFTY Partners to offer a new Pathways to Sustainable Packaging programme to support their member companies to integrate sustainable packaging management practices into their business operations.

This training and mentoring programme aims to provides businesses with a structured approach to develop strategies and actions towards sustainable packaging management solutions and making a positive impact to achieve corporate sustainability goals and targets.


Aims of the Programme

This programme is designed to equip participants with the know-how to integrate sustainable and optimised packaging practices into their business activities. Taking a structured approach, the programme aligns emerging legislation requirements & targets with industry-led research and international best practices.

By completing this programme, participants will:

  • Understand the key legislation and policy requirements in relation to the circular economy and sustainable packaging management.
  • Identify business and financial drivers.
  • Evaluate the current packaging portfolio using techniques such as Life Cycle Analysis and Cost/ Benefit Analysis.
  • Develop a stakeholder engagement plan for internal and external stakeholder communications and education.
  • Create a sustainable packaging strategy including targets, KPIs and action plans for optimised packaging solutions.

Who is this Programme For?

This Pathways to Sustainable Packaging Programme is aimed at those who are responsible for packaging management and optimisation strategies for their business.

Programme Benefits

Learn from leading industry experts
Peer-to-peer engagement and collaboration
Impact whilst Learning
Develop a best-in-class Packaging Management plan for your business

Learning Experience

The programme is delivered through a blend of in-person and interactive online, tutor-led workshops. Workshops will focus on supplying real-world examples and peer-to-peer learning opportunities.

Course facilitators and experts from industry will deliver an interactive programme across the workshop sessions.

Workshop Topics

During the workshop sessions, you will gain access to peer-to-peer learnings and expert insights on topics such as:

  • The Business Case – reviewing current and forthcoming legislation, business drivers and opportunities for action by firms.
  • Policy & Target setting – in the context of Origin Green and other optional and mandatory disclosure frameworks including the forthcoming Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).
  • Strategic Packaging Management Solutions – practical approaches to optimisation, reuse, and recovery in your business.
  • Developing a Sustainable Packaging Strategy & Action Plan.