Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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We are thrilled to be putting on Climate Day at Expo West for the second time! Join industry leaders for inspirational keynotes, executive roundtables, workshops, music, networking, climate awards, a rockin' reception and more. Get the tools, information and inspiration you need to help your company take meaningful action to reverse climate change.

If you missed Climate Day 2017, you can watch a replay here.

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Agenda

8:00 - 8:30 am Resource Fair

8:30 - 9:50am Commitment Track: It's a Wrap- Reducing the Climate Impact of Your Packaging

  • Deanna Bratter, DanoneWave
  • Jane Franch, Numi Organic Tea
  • Lara Dickinson, OSC2
  • Prashant Jagtap, Trayak

8:30 - 9:50am Retailer Track: All Aboard! How to Get Your Vendors on the Climate Train

  • Amy Kirtland, KeHE Distributors
  • Brenna Davis, PCC Community Markets
  • Corinne Shindelar, INFRA

9:50 - 10:05am Break & Resource Fair

10:05 - 11:30am Commitment Track: Digging into Carbon Farming    

  • Albert Straus, Straus Family Creamery
  • Britt Lundgren, Stonyfield
  • Daniella Malin, Sustainable Food Lab
  • Gero Leson, Dr. Bronner's

10:05 - 11:30am Retailer Track: A Tale of Three Retailers

  • Danielle Vogel, Glen's Garden Market
  • Sheila Ongie, National Co+op Grocers

11:30 - 12:30pm Lunch Break (on your own) & Resource Fair

12:30 - 12:45pm: Climate Collaborative: One Year In

  • Carlotta Mast, New Hope Network
  • Erin Callahan, Climate Collaborative

12:45 - 1:45pm Keynote & Panel

Words Matter: How to Talk about Climate Change so People will Listen & Act

  • Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University
  • Joel Makower, GreenBiz Group
  • Jostein Solheim, Ben & Jerry's

1:45 - 1:55pm Toss the ball around - Engage your peers

1:55 - 2:10pm What Does Best Practice on Climate Change Look Like?

2:10 - 3:10pm Keynote & Panel

  • Carla Vernon, General Mills

How to Make the Case That Climate Action Is Good Business

  • Elysa Hammond, Clif Bar & Company
  • Katie Clark, Happy Family Brands
  • Jerry Lynch, General Mills
  • Joel Makower, GreenBiz Group
  • Laura McCord, KeHE Distributors

3:10 - 3:35pm Break & Resource Fair

3:35 - 3:45pm How to stay sustainable at Expo West

3:45 - 4:05pm What Does Best Practice on Climate Change Look Like? 

4:05 - 4:25pm Dialogue: Uncovering the Biggest Lever to Reverse Climate Change 

  • Nancy Hirshberg, Hirshberg Strategic

4:25 - 4:30pm Closing Remarks

4:30 - 5:00pm Keynote

  • Gina McCarthy, Former EPA Administrator

5:00 - 5:30pm National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards Ceremony

  • Katherine DiMatteo, SFTA
  • Lara Dickinson, OSC2 + Climate Collaborative
  • Robynn Shrader, National Co+op Grocers

5:30 - 6:30pm Reception (Sponsored by: LaCroix)

6:30 - 8:00pm Film Screening & Q&A: Dreaming of a Vetter World (Sponsored by Dr. Bronner's)

  • Birgit Cameron, Patagonia Provisions
  • Bonnie Hawthorne, Dreaming of a Vetter World
  • David Bronner, Dr. Bronner's
  • David Vetter, Grain Place Foods
  • Katherine DiMatteo, SFTA

Speakers

Albert_Straus.jpg  Albert Straus

  Founder & CEO

  Straus Family Creamery

  Speaker

 

Amy_Kirtland.gif  Amy Kirkland

  Senior Vice President Natural
  KeHE Distributors
  Speaker

                     

 

Birgit_Cameron.jpg  Birgit Cameron

  Senior Director

  Patagonia Provisions

  Speaker

 

Bonnie_Hawthorne.jpg

  Bonnie Hawthorne

  Director, Dreaming of a Vetter World
  MightyCanoe
  Speaker

 

 

 

Brenna_Davis.jpg  Brenna Davis

  Vice President, Social & Environmental Responsibility

  PCC Community Markets

  Speaker

 

 

Britt_Lundgren.gif  Britt Lundgren

  Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture
  Stonyfield
  Speaker

    

 

Carla_Vernon.gif  Carla Vernon

  President, Natural & Organic Operating Unit
  General Mills
  Keynote

 

 

Carlotta_Mast.gif  Carlotta Mast

  Senior Vice President of Content
  New Hope Network
  Speaker

 

 

Corinne_Shindelar.gif  Corinne Shindelar

  CEO / President
  Independent Natural Food Retailers Association
  Speaker

 

 

Daniella_Malin.png  Daniella Malin

  Senior Program Director, Sustainable Food Lab

  Deputy General Manager, Cool Farm Alliance

  Speaker

 

Danielle_Vogel.gif  Danielle Vogel

  Founder & Owner
  Glen's Garden Market
  Speaker

 

 

David_Bronner.gif  David Bronner

  Cosmic Engagement Officer (CEO)
  Dr. Bronner's
  Speaker

 

 

David_Vetter.gif  David Vetter

  President
  Grain Place Foods, Inc.
  Speaker

 

 

Deanna_Bratter.gif  Deanna Bratter

  Director, Sustainable Development Strategy
  DanoneWave
  Speaker

 

 

Elysa_Hammond.jpg  Elysa Hammond

  Vice President, Environmental Stewardship

  Clif Bar & Company

  Speaker

 

Erin_Callahan.gif  Erin Callahan

  Director
  The Climate Collaborative
  Speaker

 

 

Gero_Leson.gif  Gero Leson

  Vice President of Special Operations
  Dr. Bronner's
  Speaker

 

 

Jane_Franch.jpg  Jane Franch

  Director of Quality, Sourcing & Sustainability

  Numi Organic Tea

  Speaker

 

Jerry_Lynch.gif  Jerry Lynch

  Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer
  General Mills
  Speaker

 

 

Joel_Makower.gif  Joel Makower

  Chairman & Executive Editor
  GreenBiz Group Inc.
  Master of Ceremonies

 

 

Jostein_Solheim.jpg  Jostein Solheim

  Executive Vice President & CEO

  Ben & Jerry's

  Speaker

 

Katherine_Hayhoe.gif  Katharine Hayhoe

  Co-Director, Climate Science Center
  Texas Tech University
  Keynote
 

 

Katherine_DiMatteo.gif  Katherine DiMatteo

  Executive Director
  Sustainable Food Trade Association
  Speaker

 

 

Katie_Clark.gif  Katie Clark

  Director of Sustainability
  Happy Family Brands
  Speaker

 

 

Lara_Dickinson.gif  Lara Dickinson

  Executive Director, OSC2
  Partner, Pluot Consulting
  Speaker

 

 

Laura_McCord_headshot_2018.jpg  Laura McCord

  Executive Director Category

  KeHE Distributors

  Speaker

 

Nancy_Hirshberg.gif  Nancy Hirshberg

  Chief Catalyst
  Hirshberg Strategic
  Speaker

 

 

Prashant_headshot.jpg  Prashant Jagtap

  President & CEO

  Trayak

  Speaker

Robynn_Schrader.gif  Robynn Shrader

  CEO
  National Co+op Grocers
  Speaker

 

 

Sheila.JPG  Sheila Ongie

  Sustainability Manager
  National Co+op Grocers
  Speaker

 

 

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March 07, 2018 at 9am - 5pm

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