Returnity CEO Mike Newman to Speak at NYU Social Innovation Symposium March 8th

Discussing Circular Economy + Role of Sustainable Solution to Shipping Packaging Waste

New York, NY, February 22, 2019 --( On Friday, March 8th New York University will host its annual Social Innovation Symposium to show how we can move towards a more sustainable future as part of New York’s Circular City Week. The symposium will take place from 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. on at the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life. Mike Newman, the CEO of Returnity Innovations, will join the panel to discuss the key to the circular economy from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Attendees will include business, law, and public policy graduate students, as well as local professionals and speakers in the social impact sector — from law firms to policymakers to nonprofits and private enterprises.

“We are honored to have a voice in this important discussion on circular economy and the role that sustainable packaging plays in it,” said Mike Newman, CEO of Returnity Innovations. “There’s incredible value in bringing together leaders in the industry to have open discussions with the next generation of consumers and future industry disruptors. I look forward to learning from, and being inspired by, such a diverse group of leaders.”

The panel “Entrepreneurship: The Key to the Circular Economy?” will include Mike Newman (CEO of Returnity Innovations), Freya Burton (Chief Sustainability and People Officer of LanzaTech), Donna Costa (Corporate Strategy of Ecovative), Tinia Pina (Founder and CEO of Re-Nuble), and Delaney Sondag (Sustainability Coordinator, Baldor Specialty Foods).

NYU Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

About Returnity
Returnity designs custom, durable reusable shipping bags and boxes that pay for themselves as you use them. To learn more, visit

About NYU Social Innovation Symposium
NYU’s Law, Policy, and Business Schools will host the 2019 annual Social Innovation Symposium. The theme this year will be Striving for the Circular Economy. To purchase tickets and view the current schedule, visit
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