CAPACCIO presents sustainability panel at AdvaMed 2012 Reply

The three-day AdvaMed 2012 Conference wrapped up on Wednesday, October 3rd. From all accounts, the MedTech industry’s largest conference, held for the first time in Boston, was a huge success. International MedTech executives along with industry leaders, business development professionals, investors, policy-makers, members of the media, legal experts, consultants, distributors, and other important stakeholders attended the international conference to network, share insights, do business with, gain access to capital, or learn about exciting new developments through a variety of presentations and panels.

Among the panels presented was CAPACCIO ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, INC.’s panel “Addressing the Evolving Sustainability Demands for the Medical Device Industry.” More than 60 attendees attended the panel, which brought together four sustainability leaders from leading Medical Device companies to lend their unique perspective regarding their company’s sustainability programs. Panel members included Joe Jansen, Vice President, Environmental, Health and Safety, from Covidien; Suzanne Fiorino, Senior Director Sustainability, Medical Devices & Diagnostics, from Johnson & Johnson; Ellen Kondracki (shown at podium), Director, Sustainable Innovation & Stakeholder Relations, from Becton, Dickinson and Company; and Don Young, Senior Vice President/Corporate Sustainability, from Smith & Nephew, Inc. The panel was moderated by Dr. Wayne Bates of CAPACCIO.

The group shared their perspectives and valuable insight on how they, as sustainability leaders, address their countless challenges by identifying appropriate sustainability objectives, establishing and managing programs to achieve these objectives, and transparently communicating sustainability performance to interested internal and external stakeholders.

For more information about sustainability, please contact Wayne Bates, PhD, PE, at 508-970-0033 ext. 121 or



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