This conference brings together leading industry practitioners and scholars to share best practices and leading edge research. The conference's innovative format provides for in-depth dialogue from industry representatives during the first day, followed by a series of presentations from academic researchers on the second day.
regenerate: How can sustainability inspire creative solutions? Innovative approaches? New ways of solving economic, social and environmental challenges?
The theme of this year’s conference is regenerate. In the midst of a difficult economic time sustainability provides both an ethos and an operating principle for deriving new methods to revitalize our organizations and societies. Through the lens of regenerate, a series of presentations, interactive case study sessions and keynote addresses during this two day event will provide immediate value to those seeking ideas for sustainability-focused inspiration and implementation in their organizations.
Thought provoking presentations by and conversations with:
Mark Brodeur, Nestle Purina Petcare Company, Director of Sustainability, North America
Ron Corbin, Toyota Corporation, National Logistics Manager
Victor d’Allant, Executive Director of Social Edge, Skoll Foundation
Matt Flannery, Kiva Microfunds, CEO and Founder
Meredith Lopuch, World Wildlife Fund Deputy Director, Sustainable Seafood Initiative
Stephanie Ryan, B Corporation
Richard Seireeni, author of The Gort Cloud
Candace Taylor, Wal-Mart, Director, Corporate Strategy and Sustainability
Conversations that Matter
Well-Being and the Economy
Mark Anielski, author of The Economics of Happiness: Building Genuine Wealth
David Korten, author of Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth