Virginia International Business Council


Sustainability: How to Achieve Meaningful Progress towards a Circular Economy

  • April 20, 2016
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • The OMNI Richmond, 100 S. 12th St., Richmond, VA 23219


  • Register by Apr 13th to receive special Early Bird member pricing. Registration price increases to $35 on Apr 14th.

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Sustainability: How to Achieve Meaningful Progress towards a Circular Economy

Christopher B. Davidson, Ph.D., Director, Global Sustainability at WestRock brings over 21 years of experience in the forest products industry and interaction with a broad base of stakeholders, including brand owners, manufacturers, converters, academic institutions and environmental NGO's. Mr. Davidson will share insight in regards to the highly competitive arena of sustainability. 

About the speaker:

Christopher B. Davidson, Ph.D. is Director, Global Sustainability at WestRock. Mr. Davidson's responsibilities include ensuring that WestRock is a recognized global leader in sustainability, and projecting the company’s interests into the national and international debates on sustainability and natural resource issues. This includes facilitating WestRock’s position as a strategic partner, supplier, and resource in sustainability for our customers and stakeholders, both internal and external. Chris also works with national and international NGO’s on issues relating to sustainability and corporate responsibility.

The Virginia International Business Council, Inc. (VAIBC™) was established in 1948, and it has had a distinguished history as a membership organization serving businesses engaged in or pursuing international trade and the wide range of professionals in the public and private sector that facilitate and enable international trade.  Our monthly luncheon programs provide networking and educational opportunities vital to international business success.  

VAIBC periodically conducts special workshops on topics important to our members and several annual special events including our December holiday party and spring golf outing. We actively support other Virginia trade organizations and events and provide scholarships and other outreach to Virginia colleges and universities. For more information, please contact us:






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