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Sustainable Publishing: Where We Need to Go
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Sustainable Publishing: Where We Need to Go

Interest in and understanding of the environmental impact of book publishing has been growing over the past two decades, and most parts of the book industry have taken steps to reduce their environmental footprints. Amid growing consumer interest in making "green" a commitment for the goods they purchase, expectations for the sustainable practices across book publishing grows. The continuing questions: what should our goals be, and how do we know we are making progress?

 Export to Your Calendar 8/18/2020
When: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:00 PM
Where: Online via GoToWebinar (see link below)
Contact: Brian O'Leary
(646) 336-7141

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About the Speakers

David Hetherington

David Hetherington is the Vice President, Global Business Development for Books International, a leading provider of US and International book manufacturing, and print and digital distribution services for the book publishing industry. Mr. Hetherington’s publishing portfolio reflects a broad range of responsibilities, including both VP of Manufacturing as well as VP of Financial Planning for Simon & Schuster’s Higher Education Group. Prior to joining Books International, Mr. Hetherington served in senior roles in the book publishing software industry including Chief Operating Officer of Klopotek North America and as Chief Marketing Officer for knk Software LP.


Bill Rojack

Bill Rojack is Vice President, National Division Company at the Midland Paper Company with expertise in paper procurement, distribution, environmental impact, product development, and book publishing and book manufacturing. 

Bill also serves on the Board of Directors of Two Sides, a global independent non-profit organization created to promote sustainability as well as the responsible production and use of print and paper. Formerly, he was co-chair  of the Book Industry Environmental Council.


Lynn Terhune

Lynn Terhune has a wealth of experience in print production, manufacturing, costing analysis, digital printing, content distribution, metadata, contract negotiation, innovations in short-run and on-demand printing, and supply chain. For the last 25 years, she has held various positions in the Procurement and Supply Chain groups for Wiley. In May 2020 she earned her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.


This virtual event is generously sponsored by BISG member Bowker





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