SGP Partnership Announces Speakers at Virtual Community Day 2020

SGP Community Day is on November 17th and is open to SGP Community members.


The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, announced today the featured speakers presenting at the 2020 SGP Community Day on November 17. Speakers include representation from FLEXcon, Nvent Marketing, and Shawmut Communications Group.


SGP Community Day 2020 will feature presentations that cover a variety of different topics in the print industry and have impact on all SGP community members:


“Sustainability in the supply chain for the long run, people, process and product selection” from Jodi Sawyer, FLEXcon. Sawyer will discuss how collaborating with your SGP supplier can have a positive impact on your sustainability journey.


“Marketing to Print Buyers Who Care About Sustainability” from David Murphy, Nvent Marketing. Murphy will present how SGP certified printers can leverage their sustainability commitment to acquire new customers.


“Somewhere in The Middle” from Kristin Spanier, Shawmut Communications Group. Spanier will share the Shawmut certification story and the inspiration behind its sustainability journey.


The event also includes a fast-paced idea generation session and opportunities for dialog with the speakers. SGP Community Day is being moderated by Theresa Vanna, Primex Plastics.  SGP Community Day 2020 is open to SGP community members. To reserve your ticket or interested in becoming a member of the SGP community and joining the event, please visit for more information.


About SGP Community Day: Community Day is the Sustainable Green Printing (SGP) Partnership’s premiere conference for thought leaders in the sustainable printing industry. The event brings together printers, suppliers and Fortune 500 brands to advance the industry’s sustainability performance. Through focused presentations and networking opportunities, the event creates a community of practice that allows participants to connect, learn and build a new future together. The theme throughout SGP Community Day aligns with the community mission: Leading Sustainability for the Printing Industry.


About FLEXcon: FLEXcon Company, Inc. is a global leader in coated and laminated films and adhesives used in graphics applications, manufactured goods, and new products.  A family owned company for over 60 years, FLEXcon has provided a collaborative, consultative approach to deliver unique solutions that help customers achieve better business results.  FLEXcon is a trusted partner to a wide range of companies from printers and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets.  Headquartered in Spencer, Mass., the company has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide.


About Nvent Marketing: Nvent Marketing is a full-service digital marketing agency. David Murphy established Nvent Marketing in 2020 as he found companies struggling during the COVID-19 crisis with driving new demand, nurturing better leads, converting more opportunities and retaining high-value customers for their business with an affordable, flexible and scalable investment level. Nvent Marketing was born with a purpose:  To provide customized brand marketing, demand generation, and sales enablement to help small and mid-sized businesses successfully serve their customers.


About Shawmut Communications Group: Shawmut Communications Group is a family-owned commercial print company with two locations north of Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1951, it remains entrepreneurial in spirit and is now mentoring the fourth generation. Shawmut received the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership certification in 2019. As the first SGP certified printer in Massachusetts, Shawmut is committed to working collaboratively with other printers, print buyers, suppliers, and supporting organizations to drive sustainable business practices. Shawmut is a member of Sustainable Brands and New Hampshire Business for Social Responsibility.


About SGP: The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is the only certification organization promoting sustainability in all printing processes throughout the United States and Canada. SGP promotes a sustainable print supply chain through best practices, innovation, information sharing and validation. The SGP program encompasses the three pillars of sustainability – people, planet, and profit. SGP partners include 3M, FLEXcon, Cooley/Group, Laird Plastics, Piedmont Plastics, Sun Chemical, REI, ANN Inc., BrandKey Graphics, Snowball Print Marketing, InnerWorkings, major printing organizations, academic institutions, and other leading companies.