Founder and CEO, Greenpac Pte Ltd.
When Susan Chong first launched sustainable packaging company Greenpac in 2002, she would cold-call potential customers only to be told they were less concerned about the environment than keeping the cost of their packaging as low as possible. Susan persisted, growing Greenpac into Singapore’s leading environmentally friendly packaging provider and becoming the first female entrepreneur recognized by the World Economic Forum for leadership in the circular economy.
Susan worked hard to explain her innovative vision of sustainable packaging to clients. She was passionate about turning the industrial packaging industry green by using environmentally friendly materials and reducing waste. A breakthrough came when Greenpac re-engineered wooden pallets for packing, using a special durable and lightweight timber, obtained from sustainable plantations. This offered customers considerable savings as well as a sustainable material with less waste. Susan now heads a multimillion-dollar company with a team of 230 people. Greenpac provides packaging for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in aviation, defense and biotechnology.
She currently sits on the Boards of National Environment Agency, SkillsFuture Singapore Agency, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Institute of Management, and Singapore Business Federation Foundation.
The words ‘giving up’ are not in my dictionary.
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