Sealed Air is a global leader in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. With widely recognized and inventive brands such as Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Diversey™ brand cleaning and hygiene solutions, Sealed Air offers efficient and sustainable solutions that create business value for customers, enhance the quality of life for consumers and provide a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations. On a pro forma basis, Sealed Air generated revenue of $8.1 billion in 2011, and has approximately 26,300 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. 3M’s culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $27 billion in sales, 3M employs about 80,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 65 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNewson Twitter.
The DOEN Foundation was founded in 1991 as the main fund of The Dutch Postcode Lottery (Nationale Postcode Loterij), a charity lottery which enjoys the support of 2.5 million participants and raises more than 300 million USD for some eighty societal organizations such as WWF, Unicef and the Clinton Foundation. DOEN Foundation’s ambition is to help create a more livable world in which everyone can make a contribution. To do this, DOEN promotes sustainable, cultural and socially-minded business pioneers. Moreover, DOEN aims to discover, financially support, connect and inspire these pioneers to create impact. For more information, visit www.doen.nl.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1824, is America’s oldest technological research university. The university offers degrees from five schools; Engineering, Science, Architecture, Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, and the Lally School of Management and Technology. The Institute is especially well-known for its success in the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace so that new discoveries and inventions benefit human life, protect the environment, and strengthen economic development. For more information, visit www.rpi.edu.