FMN | February 1st, 2021

Consumer Trends (Cont’d from Page 11)

Industry Events

ingly aware of the spaces in which they live and has driven their demand for sustainability even higher. The report surmises that population stress and a new climate reality will drive politics,societies,science,and economics to innovate how we use our space more ethically. Consumer consciousness of sustainability

TLMI Converter Meeting March 21-23, 2021 Windsor Court Hotel New Orleans, LA

drupa 2021 April 20 – 30, 2021 Dusseldorf, Germany

FTA InfoFlex 2021 May 3-4, 2021 Kansas City, MO

Labelexpo Americas June 8-10, 2021 Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL

SuperCorrExpo 2021 August 8–12, 2021 Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL

will evolve beyond recycling and carbon emissions into a more holistic, longer-term view. More than 40 percent of Americans strongly agree that it’s worth making individual sacrifices to protect the health of the greater community; 61percent of Canadian adults disagree that nothing can be done to save the environment at this point; and 48 percent of Indian consumers strongly agree that, post COVID-19, they will buy more from local businesses. As consumers continue to demand increased trans- parency, they will increasingly scrutinize how brands plan to tackle sustainability challenges. Offsetting pro- duction processes will no longer be enough: consum- ers will want brands to be actively part of the solution, not just to clean up after themselves, according to the report. “Consumers are more aware of how a culture of con- sumption has impacted the environment and left them disconnected from how and where their purchases are produced,” stated the report.“They are looking for brands to offer a better vision of how we reconnect with our spaces and resources in the future.”

Labelexpo Europe September 21-24, 2021 Brussels Expo Brussels, Belgium

CorrExpo 2021 September 27 - 29, 2021 St. Louis, Missouri

FTA Fall Conference October 4-6, 2021 Frisco, TX

TLMI Annual Meeting October 17-19, 2021 Naples Grande Beach Resort Naples, FL

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