Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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Don't miss out on the best day of the year – inspiring speakers, real-world advice you can use, and the connections you need to make climate action possible. Expo West is starting a day earlier this year, so all of our incredible climate programming will be moving up a day, too. RSVP now to let us know you can make it!

Join industry leaders for inspirational keynotes, executive roundtables, workshops, networking, climate awards, a rockin’ reception and more. We will also be celebrating climate leaders in the industry through our second annual National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards. You can learn more and access the awards applications here.

RSVP for Climate Day NOW to let us know you will be there and to stay in the loop about the exciting program and speaker updates. We are offering morning and afternoon sessions as well as the evening reception, so you can register for whichever combination of events works with your arrival time and schedule

If you missed Climate Day 2018, you can watch a replay here.

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Agenda

9:00 - 9:05 am Welcome

  • Erin Callahan, Climate Collaborative 

9:05 - 10:15am From the Ground Up: Building Resilient Agriculture Supply Chains 

  • Gero Leson, Dr. Bronner's
  • Safianu Moro, Serendipalm
  • Shauna Sadowski, General Mills
  • Ken Lee, Lotus Foods
  • Katherine DiMatteo, SFTA - Moderator

10:15 - 10:30am Break 

10:30 - 11:30am Breaking Down Barriers, Overcoming Resistance & Finding Funding: How You Can Advance Climate Action     

  • Joseph Button, Straus Family Creamery
  • Deanna Bratter, Danone 
  • Alyssa Harding, Justin's 
  • Sara Newmark, MegaFood
  • Erin Callahan, Climate Collaborative - Moderator 

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

12:30 - 12:40pm Afternoon program Welcome 

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

12:40 - 12:50pm National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards 

  • National Co+op Grocers 
  • Climate Collaborative

12:50 - 12:55 pm Dr. Bronner's/Organic Valley Special Announcement 

12:55 - 1:05 pm Audience Engagement

1:05 - 1:30 pm Dialogue: Making Sure Climate Action Benefits Us ALL 

  • Michelle Romero, Green For All
  • Nancy Hirshberg, Hirshberg Strategic 

1:30 - 1:50 pm Sourcing for the Health of Customers & the Environment 

  • Sarah Michelle Gellar, Foodstirs
  • Galit Laibow, Foodstirs
  • Greg Fleishman, Foodstirs
  • Katherine DiMatteo, Sustainable Food Trade Association - Moderator

1:50 - 2:45pm Catalyzing Consumers

  • Edward Maibach, George Mason University 
  • Brenna Davis, PCC Community Markets
  • Ryan Black, Sambazon
  • Sylvia Tawse, Fresh Ideas Group - Moderator

2:45 - 3:00pm Break

3:00 - 3:10pm National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards

  • National Co+op Grocers
  • Climate Collaborative 

3:10 - 3:40pm Keynote: Building the Prototype for Our Sustainable Future 

  • Tom Chi, Google X & Rapid Prototyping 

3:40 - 4:30pm Leaders Roundtable: Insights from the Top on Climate Action 

  • Chris Mann, Guayaki 
  • Corinne Shindelar, Independent Natural Food Retailers Association
  • George Siemon, Organic Valley
  • Sheryl O'Loughlin, REBBL
  • Lara Dickinson, OSC2 - Moderator

4:30 - 4:40pm We've come a Long Way: Climate Collaborative Impact & Progress

4:40 - 4:55pm National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards 

  • National Co+op Grocers
  • Climate Collaborative 

4:55 - 5:30pm Keynote Dialogue 

  • Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia
  • Zach Bush, Seraphic Group, Inc.

5:30 - 6:30pm Climate Day Reception 

6:30 - 8:00pm Film Screening: The Human Element


Speakers:

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  Yvon Chouinard

  Founder, 
  Patagonia and Patagonia Provisions
  Keynote

 

Alyssa_Harding.PNG  Alyssa Harding

  Corporate Social Responsibility and External Relations Manager, 
  Justin's
  Speaker

 

 

 

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  Brenna Davis

  Vice President, Social & Environmental Responsibility,
  PCC Community Markets
  Speaker

 

 

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  Carlotta Mast

  SVP of Content & Insights,
  New Hope Network, Informa Global Health & Nutrition Network 
  Speaker

 

 

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  Chris Mann

  Chairman of the Gourd,
  Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products
  Speaker

 

 

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  Corinne Shindelar

  CEO,
  Independent Natural Food Retailers Association
  Speaker

 

 

 

Deanna_Bratter.jpg  Deanna Bratter 

  Senior Director of Public Benefit & Sustainable Development,
  Danone
  Speaker

 

 

Ed_Maibach_headshot.jpg  Ed Maibach PhD

  Professor & Director of the Center for Climate Change Communication,
  George Mason University 
  Featured Speaker

 

Erin_Callahan_headshot.jpg  Erin Callahan

  Director, 
  The Climate Collaborative
  Speaker

 

Galit_Laibow.jpg  Galit Laibow

  Co-Founder & CEO, 
  Foodstirs
  Featured Speaker

 

 

Gero_Leson_event.jpg  Gero Leson 

  Vice President of Special Operations, 
  Dr. Bronner's
  Speaker

 

 

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 George Siemon  

 CEO, 
 Organic Valley
 Speaker

 

 

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  Greg Fleishman

  Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder, 
  Foodstirs
  Featured Speaker

 

 

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  Joseph Button 

  Sustainability Director, 
  Straus Family Creamery 
  Speaker

 

Katherine_DiMatteo_headshot.jpg  Katherine DiMatteo

  Executive Director,
  Sustainable Food Trade Association
  Speaker

 

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  Ken Lee

  Co-Founder & Co-Owner, 
  Lotus Foods
  Speaker

 

Lara_Dickinson_headshot.jpg  Lara Dickinson

  Executive Director, OSC2
  Partner, Pluot Consulting
  Speaker

 

Michelle_Romero_headshot.jpg  Michelle Romero

  National Director, 
  Green For All
  Keynote

 

 

Nancy_Hirshberg.jpg  Nancy Hirshberg

  Chief Catalyst, 
  Hirshberg Strategic 
  Speaker

 

 

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  Ryan Black

  Co-Founder/CEO, 
  Sambazon
  Speaker

 

 

Safianu_Moro.png  Safianu Moro

  Managing Director, 
  Serendipalm 
  Speaker

 

Sara_Newmark_megafood.jpg  Sara Newmark

  VP of Social Impact, 
  MegaFood
  Speaker 

 

Sarah_Michelle_Gellar.jpg  Sarah Michelle Gellar

  Actress, Entrepreneur, Author  

  Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, 
  Foodstirs
  Speaker 

 

Shauna_Sadowski_event.jpg  Shauna Sadowski 

  Head of Sustainability, Natural & Organic Operating Unit,  
  General Mills
  Speaker 

 

SOL.jpg  Sheryl O'Loughlin 

  CEO, 
  REBBL
  Speaker 

 

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 Sylvia Tawse

 Founder & Chief Fresh Officer, 
 Fresh Ideas Group
 Speaker 

 

 

Tom_Chi_headshot.jpg  Tom Chi

  Founder, Prototype Thinking
  Co-Founder, Google X
  Keynote

 

 

 Zach_Bush_New.jpg Zach Bush MD

  CEO,
  Seraphic Group, Inc.
  Keynote

 

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