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Institute for Life Sciences

Multidisciplinary Research Week - Sustainable Consumption: Oxymoron or Opportunity? Event

10:30 - 11:30
6 February 2012
Building 52 (Turner Sims), Highfield Campus

For more information regarding this event, please email Multidisciplinary Research Team at .

Event details

Multidisciplinary Research Week 2012 opening lecture is led by Dr Peter White, Director of Global Sustainability, Procter & Gamble.

Dr Peter White is based at Procter & Gamble in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.  He helped to found P&G's Sustainable Development organisation, and created and led their Sustainability Leadership Council - the global, business-wide group responsible for developing and delivering their Sustainability Strategy and Goals.


Dr White is actively involved in the work of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and is a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Research on Sustainability at Newcastle University, UK.  A biologist by training, Dr White has worked at P&G for 20 years in the areas of Environmental Management, Lifecycle Assessment and Integrated Solid Waste Management.  He has written and spoken widely on sustainability issues.


This lecture is open to all, however to ensure sufficient catering, please register a place by emailing

Speaker information

Dr Peter White,Procter & Gamble, Director of Global Sustainability

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