Sponsored By

Healthy INSIDER Podcast 22: Sustainable Solutions

Sustainability should be a goal for every company, but it is quickly becoming essential for health and nutrition product manufacturers. Consumers of these products are concerned about how the things they use affect the environment and people. Plus, many of these products have nature-dependent supply chains, making sustainability a souring issue. Yet, true sustainability evades many companies due to a lack of concrete definition, global supply chains and cost.

Sandy Almendarez

June 15, 2016

Sustainability should be a goal for every company, but it is quickly becoming essential for health and nutrition product manufacturers. Consumers of these products are concerned about how the things they use affect the environment and people. Plus, many of these products have nature-dependent supply chains, making sustainability a souring issue. Yet, true sustainability evades many companies due to a lack of concrete definition, global supply chains and cost.

In this episode, Sheila Bonini, CEO, The Sustainability Consortium, and Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief, Natural Products INSIDER, discuss:

  • The role science plays in sustainability

  • How sustainable practices lead to a more secure, efficient supply chain

  • How industry leadership is driving change when regulations in this area are lacking

Links and Resources:

Got feedback? Email Sandy Almendarez at [email protected], or tweet to @NatProdINSIDER using the hashtag #INSIDERPodcast.

About the Author(s)

Sandy Almendarez

VP of Content, Informa

Summary

• Well-known subject matter expert within the health & nutrition industry with more than 15 years’ experience reporting on natural products.

• She cares a lot about how healthy products are made, where their ingredients are sourced and how they affect human health.

• She knows that it’s the people behind the businesses — their motivations, feelings and emotions — drive industry growth, so that’s where she looks for content opportunities.

Sandy Almendarez is VP of Content for SupplySide and an award-winning journalist. She oversees the editorial and content marketing teams for the B2B media brands Natural Products Insider and Food and Beverage Insider, the education programming for the health and nutrition trade shows SupplySide East and SupplySide West, and community engagement across the SupplySide portfolio. She is a seasoned content strategist with a passion for health, good nutrition, sustainability and inclusion. With over 15 years of experience in the health and nutrition industry, Sandy brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as a content-focused business leader. With specialization in topics ranging from product development to content engagement, creative marketing and c-suite decision making, her work is known for its engaging style and its relevance for business leaders in the health and nutrition industry.

In her free time, Sandy loves running, drinking hot tea and watching her two kids grow up. She brews her own “Sandbucha” homemade kombucha; she’s happy to share if you’re ever in Phoenix!

Awards:

Speaker credentials

Resides in

  • Phoenix, AZ

Education

  • Arizona State University

Contact:

Subscribe and receive the latest insights on the health and nutrition industry.
Join 37,000+ members. Yes, it's completely free.

You May Also Like