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Mark T. Watkins, MeadWestvaco Senior Vice President of Forestry & Technology, to Present at 2007 Sustainable Packaging Forum


Mark T. Watkins, senior vice president of forestry and technology for MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), will discuss the responsibility of business in sustainability best practices at the 2007 Sustainable Packaging Forum. Mr. Watkins will deliver his presentation on Wednesday, September 26, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

During his remarks, Mr. Watkins will share how MeadWestvaco has embraced the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) as a platform on which to build sustainable business, technology, and manufacturing policies, and achieve sustainability-driven business goals. He will also discuss a new customer procurement guide jointly developed by WBCSD and the World Resources Institute (WRI) which serves as a decision support tool for sustainable procurement practices.

The WBCSD is a global platform for companies to explore sustainable development, share knowledge, and establish best practices and to advocate business positions on key sustainability issues. Mr. Watkins is the co-chair of the WBCSD’s Sustainable Forest Products Industry Working Group.

The conference is being held by Packaging Strategies® September 25-27, 2007, in Pittsburgh, PA. To register or to obtain more information, visit


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