Sonoco Products Chairman and CEO to Deliver Keynote Address at SC ‘Green is Good for Business’ Conference

The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce is partnering with SC DHEC and the City of Columbia for the fifth annual ‘SC Green is Good for Business’ Conference on September 13. The one-day conference will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Attendees will learn innovative ways to go green, reduce their carbon footprint and save money in the process.

The keynote address will be delivered by chairman and CEO of Sonoco Products, Harris E. Deloach, Jr. Sonoco Products is a South Carolina based multi-billion dollar global packaging manufacturer and winner of the Gold Class Award in Sustainable Asset Management’s Sustainability Yearbook 2011. As one of the first companies in the United States to recycle, Sonoco Products continues to set the standard for corporate sustainability, most recently partnering with Boeing on Zero Waste to Landfill achievement in South Carolina.

Additional activities include:

  • Informative breakout sessions
  • A marketplace expo featuring sustainable services and products
  • A look at the new Chevrolet Volt and other alternative fuel vehicles

Registration is $50 per person. For more information or to register, click here.


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