SB Webinar Calendar

Sustainable Brands keeps you up-to-date on the companies and entrepreneurs driving real change in business today. Webinars expose you to new ideas and share the great sustainability stories that are happening all around us. Leading experts are featured on a regular basis and are scheduled to meet the demands of your busy day – watch live or on-demand in the SB Library. Register today for an upcoming event or view past recordings and content.

 

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Past Webinars

How the B Corp Movement Intersects with Global Brands
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
8:00am-9:00am PST | 11:00am-12:00pm EST |
5:00pm-6:00pm CET
Speakers:
Laura Palmeiro, Sustainability Integration Director, Danone
Raphael Bemporad, Co-Founder & Principal, BBMG (a Certified B Corp) and Sustainable Brands Advisory Board
Kim Coupounas, Director, BLab

Sustainable BrandsBLab
Presented by:
Sustainable Brands & BLab


What You Will Learn:
  • How benefit corporations and the B Corp movement have grown and evolved over the last few years, including an overview of the certification process and its benefits
  • Why DanoneWave took the steps to become the largest public benefit corporation in the U.S. with a public commitment to become a Certified B Corp by 2020
  • What to expect from the work of B Lab's Multinationals & Public Markets working group, which seeks to make B Corp certification accessible and practical for multi-billion dollar brands
  • How the Sustainable Brands community is helping deliver the value of B Lab's work to leading American and global brands
Bewildered by the UN SDGs?
Corporate Leaders Share Benefits of Integrating the Goals into Your Brand Strategy

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
12:00pm-1:00pm PST | 3:00pm-4:00pm EST |
8:00pm-9:00pm CET
Speakers:
Claus Stig Pedersen, Head of Corporate Sustainability, Novozymes
Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability, BASF
James Sullivan, Head of Corporate Sustainability, SAP

Sustainable Brands
Presented by:
Sustainable Brands


What You Will Learn:
  • Whether the SDGs are right for your business
  • Where and how you can start adopting these Global Goals
  • What kind of quantifiable results corporate leaders are seeing when they adopt and integrate the Global Goals into their business

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Seismic Shift in Eco-Design
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
9:00am-10:00am PT
Speakers:
Emmanuelle Aoustin, CEO, Quantis
Dimitri Caudrelier, Managing Director, Quantis France
Xavier Houot, SVP Global Safety, Environment, Real Estate, Schneider Electric
Alexandra Palt, Chief Sustainability Officer, L'Oréal Group

Quantis
Sponsored by:
Quantis


What You Will Learn:
  • Strategic: hard-wiring product environmental and social performance in business models to deliver value
  • Operational: embedding innovation into NPD processes and solutions
  • Organizational: getting your cross-functional teams on board with the culture of transformation

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The Sustainable Lifestyle: Defined and Explained
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
1:00pm-2:00pm ET | 10:00am-11:00am PT
Speaker:
Dr. Steven Cohen, Executive Director, Columbia University's Earth Institute


Sponsored by:
Columbia University's Earth Institute
What You Will Learn:
  • Gain insight into reurbanization trends across the United States
  • Develop an understanding of sustainable consumption and the sustainable lifestyle
  • Learn about the causes and impacts of the sharing economy
  • Uncover the latest trends in cities around the world related to work, health, education and lifestyle

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The New Language of Carbon — A Fireside Chat with William McDonough
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
7:00am-8:00am ET | 10:00am-11:00am PT
Speaker:
William McDonough, Architect, Designer, Thought Leader and Author, Cradle to Cradle and The Upcycle


Presented by:
Sustainable Brands
What You Will Learn:
  • share the strategy behind his new language for the element carbon, which recognizes the material and quality of carbon so that we can imagine and implement new ways forward
  • explore the differences between "linear flow" in conventional urban development and "circular flow" in Cradle to Cradle® Urban Planning
  • lay the land for how this new language fits into carbon-management strategies in a circular economy, Cradle to Cradle design, and beyond.

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Speakers:
Lise Molander, Principal Consultant of Circular Economy and Director of Strategic Accounts, Nordic Region, thinkstep Amy Costello, Sustainability Manager, Armstrong Flooring

Sponsored by:
thinkstep
What You Will Learn:
  • Understand how LCA can inform next steps in the development of circular models
  • See, in more detail, examples of how Circular Economy principles have been applied and integrated into companies to bring value to their organizations
  • Key considerations for embracing circular into packaging scenarios

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Language Is A Virus: Why A Sustainability Story Spreads, Or Doesn't
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speaker:
Pamela Fiehn, Senior Creative Director, AHA

Sponsored by:
AHA
What You Will Learn:
  • Insight into how the seven deadly sins of sustainability communications may be causing people to tune you out
  • Breakthrough tips on using language to your advantage
  • Which brands are getting it right and how they are creating their own brand-infused language of sustainability

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Circular Economy - a practical guide to driving business value
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
12pm-1pm ET | 9am-10am PT
Speaker:
Lise Molander, Principal Consultant of Circular Economy and Director of Strategic Accounts, thinkstep

Sponsored by:
thinkstep
What You Will Learn:
  • Understand current trends in the Circular Economy movement.
  • Understand that a smart circular economy concept has to be designed into the product, process, use and re-use system right from the beginning.
  • Learn about the challenge to manage complex and collaborative circular networks that involve heterogeneous resource flows.

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Speaker:
William McDonough, Architect, Designer, Thought Leader and Author, Cradle to Cradle and The Upcycle


Presented by:
Sustainable Brands
What You Will Learn:
  • how applying the Cradle to Cradle design methodology can eliminate the myriad social and environmental issues rampant in fashion - what has been called the second-most polluting industry in the world
  • continuing innovation in the improvement of textiles

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Circular Economy - a new formula for resources and growth
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Dirk Voeste, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, BASF SE
Nikolaus Raupp, Global Sustainability Manager, BASF Division for Dispersions & Pigments
Jan Kluegge, Head of Marketing Ready Mix Europe, BASF Construction Solutions GmbH


Sponsored by:
BASF
What You Will Learn:
  • Learn how a circular economy brings opportunities for new business models, new solutions and, consequently, additional customers.
  • Understand that a smart circular economy concept has to be designed into the product, process, use and re-use system right from the beginning.
  • Learn about the challenge to manage complex and collaborative circular networks that involve heterogeneous resource flows.

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Introducing the Systems View of Life into Organizations with Fritjof Capra
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Fritjof Capra, author of The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision, The Turning Point, The Hidden Connections, The Web Of Life, and The Tao of Physics
Simon Robinson, author of Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter, co-founder of Holonomics Education


Presented by:
Sustainable Brands
What You Will Learn:
  • The critical role of systems thinking to solve the major problems of our global crisis, which are systemic problems – all interconnected and interdependent – and require corresponding systemic solutions.
  • How key insights from systems thinking can be applied in a business context, such as organization, communities of practice, leadership and emergence.
  • How businesses can develop a new generation of leaders leaders who are ecologically literate and capable of thinking systemically.

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Speakers:
William McDonough, Architect, Designer, Thought Leader and Author, Cradle to Cradle and The Upcycle


Presented by:
Sustainable Brands
What You Will Learn:Tune in to hear Bill's insights, vision and advice on a number of topics related to the shift to a Cradle to Cradle approach to business, including:
  • Circular vs. Spiral – why we need to broaden our thinking on the approach
  • Is economic growth really necessary for a healthy, inclusive economy and if so, is circular or spiral the (only) answer?
  • What business and brand leaders need to embrace a shift to circular models

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The Critical Role of SMES in Advancing the SDGS—New Data & Insights
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
1pm-3pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Michele Bongiovanni, Founder & CEO, HealRWorld Mark Aryaeenia, Board, Cradle to Cradle Joe Vito, Chief Technology Advisor, Cradle to Cradle Andrew Kahn, Director of Business Development with Partnership Solutions, dun&bradstreet


Presented by:
HealRWorld and dun&bradstreet
What You Will Learn:SMEs play a crucial role in the growth of developing economies and are key to the success of the new Sustainable Development Goals. Choosing and supporting the right SME partners in your value chain is a critical component of your company helping to advance the SDGs:
  • What role can SMEs play in advancing the new Sustainable Development Goals?
  • What are the latest trends on sustainable small and mid-sized businesses globally, including credit correlations?
  • Learn how to uncover the innovation potential of SMEs in your value chains.
  • Learn how your support of these companies can help spur growth of local economies, helping also to solve some of the world's most critical issues.

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Speakers:
William McDonough, Architect, Designer, Thought Leader and Author, Cradle to Cradle and The Upcycle


Presented by:
Sustainable Brands
What You Will Learn:Tune in to hear Bill's insights, vision and advice on a number of topics related to the shift to a Cradle to Cradle approach to business, including:
  • Circular vs. Spiral – why we need to broaden our thinking on the approach
  • Is economic growth really necessary for a healthy, inclusive economy and if so, is circular or spiral the (only) answer?
  • What business and brand leaders need to embrace a shift to circular models

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Speakers:
Anna Blender, Senior Vice President, BAV® Consulting
Trish Wheaton, Founder and President, INSPIRE


Presented by:
BAV® Consulting & YR INSPIRE
What You Will Learn:
  • The new definition of "country" – and how it has evolved with the "fourth technological revolution" and emerging global issues
  • How important it is for governments to act as stewards of sustainability; a powerful tool for organizations looking to "light a fire" under their respective governments
  • Ideas for engaging with governments on a national and regional/state level in corporate/government partnerships
  • How innovation, quality of life and sustainability can be thought of together in crafting more forward-looking government policies and strategies

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Sparking Change from the Inside
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Alicia Maddox, Vice President, Community Investment and President, The Avery Dennison Foundation
Helen Sahi, Senior Director, Sustainability, Avery Dennison
Dan Wiedl, Senior Director, Global Process Technology, Avery Dennison


Presented by:
Avery Dennison
What You Will Learn:
  • How setting bold goals can help mobilize your workforce and generate innovative ideas.
  • The best way to use future fit framework and KPIs to develop metrics.
  • How science and context-based benchmarks can guide a company's sustainability goals.
  • How the private sector can drive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy projects
  • How philanthropic investments can support business sustainability goals and drive external partnerships

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How to Embed Sustainability in Sporting Events – The New Climate Framework
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Christopher Hakes, VP Business Development, Offsetters
Dr. Nicoletta Piccolrovazz, Global Technology & Sustainability Director, Dow Olympic & Sports Solutions
Tania Braga, Sustainability, Accessibility and Legacy head, Rio 2016 Organizing Committee



Presented by:
Dow Chemical and Naturebank
What You Will Learn:
  • Insights about sustainability within the Olympic movement and how this can be applied to other sporting events.
  • Take a deeper dive into the Climate Solutions Framework and its applicability to enable more sustainable large-scale events.
  • Understand how event organizers, leagues, teams, host cities, governments and venue builders can leverage the power of sports and the mobilization around large-scale sports events to address climate change.
  • Understand the sustainability expectations of today, which include addressing climate change, and how they have evolved over time when it comes to organizing and hosting world-class sporting events.
  • How sustainability planning, execution and legacy factor into the preparation and holding of global events.
  • How innovative, science-based, technologies are essential to everyone in the audience as part of the event value-chain.

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Strategies for Integrating Sustainability into your Organisation
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Dr. Cohen Steve, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University


Presented by:
The Earth Institute
What You Will Learn:
  • The importance of CEO support and how to get it.
  • Getting cooperation from line staff.
  • Building a track record of success.
  • Measuring and reporting environmental performance to boost accountability.
  • Managing external stakeholders to advance sustainability.

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8 Best Practices for Creating an Exceptional CSR Reporting System
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
3pm-4pm ET | 12pm-1pm PT
Speakers:
Juliette Barre, Sustainability Data Management Lead, Tennaxia North America
Bernard Fort, CEO, Tennaxia
Deborah Stern, Founder & CEO, 2020 Strategies [Moderator]


Presented by:
Tennaxia
What You Will Learn:
  • Uncover the latest trends and best practices in CSR Data Collection and Reporting
  • Learn what factors are key to consider in creating your world class CSR data management system
  • How to collect data reliably across various divisions, supply chains, facility types, geographies, and metric systems.
  • How to analyze and report this data to various stakeholders: from internal management on KPIs, to multiple external frameworks, e.g. GRI_G4 to CDP, ISO, SASB, etc.
  • Gain actionable insights from an industry case study by a global corporate sustainability/CSR executive

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How to Streamline Energy Reporting Across the Enterprise
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speaker:
Aaron DeYonker, VP of Product, Lucid Design


Presented by:
Lucid Design
What You Will Learn:
  • Where and what to invest in metering and sensor
  • How to centralize data collection Which energy metrics matter most to the CFO
  • How to automate reporting effectively
  • How to collaborate with other teams for reporting

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Accelerate Your Path to Circular: 5 Actions to Implement Now
Tuesday, Septepber 15, 2015
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Laura Flanigan, Director, Consumer Goods Sector, Senior Consultant, thinkstep
Lise Molander, Director of Strategic Accounts Principal Consultant, Nordic Region, thinkstep


Presented by:
thinkstep
What You Will Learn:
  • How to calculate the value to your business of going circular
  • Steps to decide how to start going circular and what to do next
  • Circular Indicators and how to calculate them
  • How existing measurement tools like LCA can be applied to circular economy strategies
  • How supply chain data supports your planning and measurement

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From Stats to a Story: 5 Lessons Learned on our Sustainability Journey
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Brian Kozlowski, Senior Manager for Sustainability Performance Optimization, Domtar
Paige Goff, Vice President of Sustainability and Business Communications, Domtar


Presented by: Domtar
What You Will Learn:
  • Humanize your CSR report with real stories from real people
  • Highlight successes, but be honest about your challenges
  • Make it local, by showing impact on the community
  • Showcase your signature partnerships, customers and programs
  • Make the numbers meaningful with relatable examples.

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Speakers:
John Viera, Global Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters, Ford Motor Company
Dr. Ken Washington, Vice President, Research and Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company
Chris Guenther, Research Director, SustainAbility


Presented by:
Ford Motor Company
What You Will Learn:

Ford Motor Company is a company that clearly exemplifies this pattern. At Ford, sustainability is viewed as a blueprint – a path that needs to be committed to and then pursued, year after year. This webinar will take a deep dive into this approach, analyzing where Ford has met challenges and explaining how the company continues to map out a path forward. It will also highlight key achievements, such as reducing facility CO2 emissions per vehicle.

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Speakers:
Molly Peters-Stanley, Director, Ecosystem Marketplace
Katie McCoy, Head of Forests Program, CDP
Gabriel Thoumi, Senior Sustainability Analyst, Calvert Investments
Representative from WWF to be announced soon...


Presented by:
Supply Change a project of Forest Trends
What You Will Learn:
  • Is there a trend in the number of companies and new commitments to reduce forest-risk commodity demand?
  • How are firms responding to investor inquiries about forest risk – and are they delivering on their promise?
  • How does civil society enable the achievement of these commitments? Could they do more?
  • To what extent do commitments rely on certification?
  • What commodities and impacts are corporations most commonly addressing in their forest-related targets – and how are the targets structured?

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The PROMISE of a Systems Approach to Sustainability
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
1pm-2pm ET | 10am - 11am PT
Speaker:
Jason Jay Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan


Presented by:
Sustainability Initiative, MIT Sloan
What You Will Learn:
  • Understand why the most significant barriers to sustainability have to do with conversations and relationships between people across organizational boundaries.
  • Understand the potential for competitive business strategies for sustainability, and where collaboration beyond the firm is essential, to advance markets and institutions.
  • Understand why a holistic approach to sustainability – with socio-economic, environmental, and even personal dimensions – is they key to success in sustainable business.

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Driving Business and Innovation with Sustainable Solutions
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
1pm-2pm ET | 10am-11am PT
Speakers:
Dirk Voeste Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, BASF SE
Charlene Wall-Warren, Director, BASF North America
Denise Petersen, Global Sustainability Manager for the Care Chemicals division, BASF

Presented by:
BASF
What You Will Learn:
  • Learn how to systematically evaluate products to drive sustainable solutions
  • Gain insights into how BASF turns sustainability challenges into business opportunities
  • Understand how BASF assessed 50,000 solutions
  • See how BASF has used this tool and methodology to more closely align with customer needs.

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Speakers:
Bahar Gidwani Co-founder & CEO, CSRHub
Eli Reisman Product Manager, SASB
Bernard Fort CEO, Tennaxia
Deborah Stern Founder & CEO, 2020 Strategies
Presented by:
Tennaxia
What You Will Learn:
  • Market trends and benchmarking regarding various CSR data management tools
  • What SASB, GRI and other experts recommend
  • The ROI for utilizing data management systems for improving CSR performance
  • Best practices for considering a CSR/Sustainability data management system

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Waste Not, Want Not: Aspirationals and the Future of Food Waste
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
1pm-2pm ET | 10am - 11am PT
Speakers:

Mitch Baranowski
Co-Founder
BBMG



Presented by:
BBMG
What You Will Learn:
  • Gain insight into the values and issues that matter most for this growing segment
  • Explore Aspirational consumers' food waste rituals and routines
  • Discover new territories for advancing your brand strategy
  • Gain insights into driving consumer engagement
  • Learn about best practices, emerging trends and expert opinions

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Beyond Eco-Babble: Changing the Conversation around Social Good
October 29, 2014
1pm-2pm ET | 10am - 11am PT
Speakers:


Trish Wheaton
Managing Partner Y&R Advertising Founder/President YRG INSPIRE



Anna Blender
Brand Strategist
BAV Consulting



Presented by:
YRG INSPIRE
What You Will Learn:
  • Learn why the current sustainability conversation is broken and how it needs to change
  • Gain insight into Generation World, a powerful global vanguard of socially conscious consumers identified through Young & Rubicam INSPIRE's proprietary research and BrandAssetValuator (BAV)
  • Learn the principles for becoming a brand with Meaningful Purpose in order to stay relevant to the Generation World target market and drive commercial value

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Speakers:


João Fontes
Social Footprinting Expert
PRé Sustainability



Marzia Traverso
Expert of Sustainability Assessment of Product and Company
BMW



Jacobine Das Gupta
Program Manager People+
DSM



Presented by:
PRé Sustainability
What You Will Learn:
  • Uncover why and how the social footprint of your products affects your business
  • Learn how social footprinting can help you to understand possible risks and improvement opportunities for product development, supply chain selection, and collaboration
  • Gain insights into unique corporate cases: learn how BMW, DSM and other members applied the methodology to assess the social impacts of their products
  • Learn about the most common challenges expected and how to tackle them
  • Gain insights into the next phase for development of the Product Social Footprinting methodology and the Round Table for Product Social Metrics

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Skin Deep Skin: The Future of Beauty
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
10am-11am PT
Speakers:

Mitch Baranowski
Co-Founder
BBMG



Presented by:
BBMG
What You Will Learn:
  • Gain insight into the skincare brands, channels, drivers and certifications that matter most for this growing segment
  • Explore Aspirational consumers' skincare rituals and routines
  • Discover new territories for advancing your brand strategy
  • Gain insights into driving trial and regular usage
  • Learn how to cultivate a stronger value perception and deeper emotional connection with your beauty brand

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Speakers:

Lee Ann Head
VP of Research
Shelton Group



Presented by:
Shelton Group
What You Will Learn:
  • Learn how consumers define companies and products as "green"
  • Identify the most important things your company can be doing to put your products in purchase consideration sets
  • Discover where your product category fits on the green product adoption curve
  • Identify overarching concerns and trends that could help (or hurt) sales
  • Find out how to better position green products in the current marketplace

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Speakers:


Karen Little
Director of Development
Kiva



Marlon Evans
Director
HP Corporate Affairs
What You Will Learn:
  • Learn about the components involved in designing a powerful employee engagement program
  • Gain insights into how to leverage Kiva to engage employees and impact small businesses

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Valuing Plastics: The Business Case for Measuring, Managing and Disclosing Plastic Use in Consumer Goods
July 9, 2014
Two Sessions:
1) Oceania, Asia and Eastern EMEA (12:30pm–1:30pm Mumbai / 3pm–4pm Hong Kong / 5pm–6pm Sydney)
2) Americas and Western EMEA (5pm–6pm London / 12pm–1pm New York / 9am–10am San Francisco)
Speakers:


Vincent Sweeney
Coordinator
United Nations Environment Programme



Andrew Russell
Director
Plastic Disclosure Project



Alastair MacGregor
Chief Operating Officer
Trucost



Annabelle Baker
General Manager
LUSH Asia Ltd



Martin Wolf
Director of Product Sustainability and Authenticity
Seventh Generation



Scott O'Connell
Director of Environmental Affairs
Dell
What You Will Learn:
  • The business case for measuring, managing, and disclosing plastic use in the consumer goods industry
  • Risks and opportunities associated with plastic use in the consumer goods sector
  • Identifying natural capital 'hotspots' to help companies better manage plastic use
  • The natural capital benefits of good plastic practices, such as the use of recycled content and end-of-life recovery
  • Recommendations to improve the sustainability of plastic use in practice

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Speakers:


Paul Herman
CEO and Investment Adviser
HIP Investor



Shilpa Andalkar
Senior Vice President, Investment Adviser and Impact Analyst
HIP Investor



Keith Green
Client and Partnership Development Lead
HIP Investor



Garvin Jabusch
Cofounder and Chief Investment Officer
Green Alpha® Advisors, LLC
What You Will Learn:
  • Discover how Nobel-Prize winning financial theory may be outdated
  • Learn how leading investment managers and analysts build sustainable portfolios
  • Explore how your company can attract investors seeking impact
  • See how your portfolio, and your 401k, can become more sustainable

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Speakers:


Tim Greiner
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Pure Strategies



Jennifer Duran
Global Head of Sustainable Innovation
RB (Reckitt Benckiser)



Colleen Von Haden
Director of Sustainability
Timberland
What You Will Learn:
  • Top benefits businesses are generating from product sustainability
  • Leading approaches to generate value from product sustainability
  • Trends in product sustainability program development

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Speakers:


John Havens
Founder
The H(app)athon Project



Matt Hogan
CEO
Datacoup



Nick Stein
SVP of Marketing
Vision Critical
What You Will Learn:
  • Learn how the rise of privacy concerns is causing individuals to guard and manage their Personal Data in ways that will directly affect brands and marketers.
  • Learn how brands are utilizing one on one relationships with their fans to create a new, empowered customer versus a consumer of the past.
  • Learn how the term, "consumer" is evolving with the rise of the Quantified Self movement and how brands can embrace transparent tracking to build relationships with individuals based on purpose as well as profit.

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Speakers:


Erik Wohlgemuth
COO
Future 500
What You Will Learn:
  • Uncover the latest trends in zero-deforestation as the new norm in supply chains
  • Learn who are the major players from brands, NGOs, and foundations working in this space
  • Get a glimpse into emerging challenges and positive solutions to key issues in forestry
  • Gain insights into new policy commitments – what they are, who is advocating for and who is committing to them
  • Learn more by attending Future 500's zero-deforestation workshop at Sustainable Brands '14 San Diego

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Speakers:


Steven Cristol
Founder and Managing Partner
Strategic Harmony Partners
What You Will Learn:
  • Learn how to strengthen alignment between product strategy, brand strategy, and sustainability performance to produce better business outcomes
  • Gain insights on how to put and keep sustainability criteria on the same playing field with other customer experience considerations, competitive advantage requirements, and resource allocation decisions
  • See how to integrate, accelerate and simplify early-stage sustainability assessments before product development projects are approved for commercialization
  • Hear how this approach influenced the new or expanded programs and services that Sustainable Brands will be bringing you as members of the global SB community

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System Innovation for Sustainable Business
April 23, 2014
11am-12pm PT
Speakers:


Sally Uren
Chief Executive
Forum for the Future
What You Will Learn:
  • Understand how significant change really happens
  • Learn how to diagnose, pioneer and scale up sustainability solutions
  • Gain insights into how to be a better systems thinker

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Speakers:


Dan O'Neill
General Manager
Sustainability Solutions Services



John Trujillo
Assistant Director
City of Phoenix Public Works Department



Ryan Kirane
Director of Supply Chain Management and Sustainability Officer
Mayo Clinic
What You Will Learn:
  • Learn how to create a value-driven public-private partnership
  • Gain insights into the opportunities and benefits of this type of partnership
  • Uncover the latest solutions in recycling and waste diversion

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