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Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

MRW12: (Opening Lecture) Sustainable Consumption:Oxymoron or Opportunity Event

Time:
10:30 - 11:30
Date:
6 February 2012
Venue:
Building 52, Turner Sims

Event details

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.

http://www.pg.com/en_UK/sustainability.shtml

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 is the opening lecture for Multidisciplinary Research Week 2012 and will be introduced by Professor Guy Poppy, Director of Multidisciplinary Research Strategy.

Refreshments: Available after the lecture in the Turner Sims Foyer.

Registration: To register a place, please email interdisciplinary@southampton.ac.uk

This event is part of Multidisciplinary Research Week which is happening here at the University of Southampton from Monday February 6 to Friday February 10, 2012.

The programme brochure can be viewed here: BROCHURE AS PDF

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