June 19, 2023

Product Stewardship Society Announces PSX 2023 Keynote Speakers

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (June 19, 2023)—The Product Stewardship Society, the leading association for product stewardship professionals, is announcing Heather Henriksen and Kathy Varol as the opening and closing keynote speakers for PSX 2023, the society’s annual conference. The event will take place in Boston, Massachusetts, from October 17 to 19, 2023.

Heather Henriksen, MPA, is the managing director of the Office for Sustainability at Harvard University and has advised the institution’s senior leadership on sustainability strategy for more than a decade. She will deliver the opening keynote on October 17. Henriksen will share her insights and expertise and offer guidance on how product stewards can effectively address climate, health, and equity concerns within their supply chains.

Kathy Varol, MBA, is an expert consultant in purpose strategy, corporate social responsibility, and environmental and social governance (ESG) with an extensive background in brand marketing and strategy and a passion for embedding purpose in organizations. In her October 19 closing keynote, she will illustrate how companies can become industry leaders in ESG and position themselves as pioneers in their fields.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Heather Henriksen and Kathy Varol as our keynote speakers at this year’s conference,” said Adam Seery, the director of the Product Stewardship Society. “Their extensive backgrounds and expertise will undoubtedly empower and inspire attendees and support our vision of a world of safe, trusted, and sustainable products.”

PSX, the foremost conference for product stewardship professionals, offers attendees the latest education trends, practical solutions, and networking opportunities. This comprehensive leadership forum brings together product stewards from various industries and experience levels to drive product stewardship programs forward and help product stewards advance in their careers.

To learn more about PSX 2023 and check the agenda, please visit the conference’s website at www.psx.org.

About the Product Stewardship Society

Founded in 2012, the Product Stewardship Society is the professional organization exclusively for product stewards. We empower and inspire a global community of professionals who work collaboratively to drive safer and more sustainable products and innovate better solutions for consumers, employees, companies, and the planet. The Product Stewardship Society is an affiliate of AIHA. For more information, visit www.productstewards.org.