Why We Innovate?
During this interactive panel session, members of the MAPI Sustainability and Engineering, Research and Development (ERD) councils will kick of the discussion by touching on their company approaches to innovation and the drivers for it. Members of the panel will speak to how innovation plays into product innovations and development.
Claire Castleman will tell how Eaton’s product innovations and policy positions can influence society and the environment. She will also address how they plan to align these innovations to contribute to the SDGs.
Scott Tew will share Ingersoll Rand’s approach to innovating on product design with an eye towards meeting their company 2020 goals as well as the SDGs. He will also discuss how these innovations handle end of life implications for products.
Chris Lins will discuss why Graco innovates for its business, share one of the strategies that drives and supports innovation growth and product development, along with the potential impact ESG's (environmental, social, and governance factors) has on their innovation future.