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Industry Intelligence to host webinar discussing new trends for environmentally preferable packaging in US and European markets on June 12

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LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2013 (press release) – Industry Intelligence Inc., a market intelligence and information management company serving the forest products, packaging, and food and beverage industries, today announced it will offer a webinar on June 12 with Jean-Baptiste Molet and Michael Richardson of SGS, who will discuss new trends for environmentally preferable packaging as observed in the U.S. and European markets.

In this one-hour webinar, Molet and Richardson will share information about the upcoming Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) regulatory approaches in the European Union (EU). They will provide qualitative approaches to assess product environmental aspects and environmental claims. Also discussed will be the effects of environmental regulations in the EU and the impact that the new Federal Trade Commission guidance in the U.S. will have on packaging or communications about packaging.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Established in 1878, SGS transformed grain trading in Europe by offering innovative agricultural inspection services. Currently the company consists of 10 business segments operating across 10 geographical regions.

Molet, who has been with SGS since 2008, is an established system engineer and leads the French Ecodesign team on a diverse range of projects.

Richardson is a sustainability consultant at SGS, where he supports clients’ sustainability efforts by helping them measure, reduce and communicate their environmental impacts through LCA and other tools.

Industry Intelligence, Inc. hosts this webinar as part of its ongoing initiative to provide market-relevant, value-added accessible content. There is no charge to register for this webinar, but space is limited. To learn more about this presentation and to reserve your seat, please visit: www.i2live.net.

About Industry Intelligence Inc.

Industry Intelligence Inc. has provided market intelligence to more than 600 companies worldwide from independent startups to Fortune 500 companies since it began as Forestweb in 1999. Over the years, Industry Intelligence has grown to cover the forest products, packaging, and food and beverage industries from a high-level industry view to in-depth data, which clients use to prepare for meetings, generate sales reports, produce competitive analyses and create other business documents. Industry Intelligence innovation comes from industry experts using patented technology to deliver the market intelligence that companies use to compete, make informed decisions and succeed.

If you'd like more information about Industry Intelligence, visit http://www.industryintel.com or for a demonstration of the company’s service, call +1-310-553-0008 to speak with a client care specialist.

About i2live

i2live is the events unit of Industry Intelligence, Inc. i2live brings together business leaders to address issues that cut across industries and market sectors, especially the forest products, packaging, and food and beverage industries. Through online events and interactive conference programming, i2live helps businesses interpret industry trends and capitalize on emerging opportunities. For more information, visit http://www.i2live.net.

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