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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.

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Agenda

8:00 - 8:30am Resource Fair

8:30 - 9:50am It's a Wrap - Reducing the Climate Impact of Your Packaging (Marquis Ballroom Central)

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

8:30 - 9:50am All Aboard! How to Get Your Vendors on the Climate Train (Orange County Ballroom 1)

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

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

10:05 - 11:30am Digging into Carbon Farming (Marquis Ballroom Central)

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

10:05 - 11:30am A Tale of Three Retailers (Orange County Ballroom 1)

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

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

Founder & CEO
Straus Family Creamery
Speaker

Amy Kirkland

Amy Kirkland

Senior Vice President Natural
KeHE Distributors
Speaker

Birgit Cameron

Senior Director
Patagonia Provisions
Speaker

Bonnie Hawthorne

Director, Dreaming of a Vetter World
MightyCanoe
Speaker

Brenna Davis

Vice President, Social & Environmental Responsibility
PCC Community Markets
Speaker

Britt Lundgren

Britt Lundgren

Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture

Stonyfield

Speaker

Carla Vernon

Carla Vernon

President, Natural & Organic Operating Unit

General Mills

Keynote

Carlotta Mast

Carlotta Mast

Senior Vice President of Content

New Hope Network

Speaker

Corinne Shindelar

Corinne Shindelar

CEO/President

Independent Natural Food Retailers Association

Speaker

Daniella Malin

Senior Program Director, Sustainable Food Lab
Deputy General Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Speaker

Danielle Vogel

Danielle Vogel

Founder & Owner

Glen’s Garden Market

Speaker

David Bronner

David Bronner

Cosmic Engagement Officer (CEO)

Dr. Bronner’s

Speaker

David Vetter

David Vetter

President

Grain Place Foods, Inc.

Speaker

Deanna Bratter

Deanna Bratter

Director, Sustainable Development Strategy

DanoneWave

Speaker

Elysa Hammond

Vice President, Environmental Stewardship
Clif Bar & Company
Speaker

Erin Callahan

Erin Callahan

Director

The Climate Collaborative

Speaker

Gero Leson

Gero Leson

Vice President of Special Operations

Dr. Bonner’s

Speaker

Jane Franch

Director of Quality, Sourcing & Sustainability
Numi Organic Tea
Speaker

Jerry Lynch

Jerry Lynch

Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer

General Mills

Speaker

Joel Makower

Joel Makower

Chairman & Executive Editor

GreenBiz Group Inc.

Master of Ceremonies

Jostein Solheim

Executive Vice President & CEO

Ben & Jerry's
Speaker

Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe

Co-Director, Climate Science Center

Texas Tech University

Keynote

Katherine DiMatteo

Katherine DiMatteo

Executive Director

Sustainable Food Trade Association

Speaker

Katie Clark

Katie Clark

Director of Sustainability

Happy Family Brands

Speaker


Lara Dickinson

Executive Director, OSC2

Partner, Pluot Consulting

Speaker

Laura McCord

Executive Director Category

KeHE Distributors

Speakers

Nancy Hirshberg

Nancy Hirshberg

Chief Catalyst

Hirshberg Strategic

Speaker

Robynn Shrader

Robynn Shrader

CEO

National Co+op Grocers

Speaker

Sheila Ongie

Sustainability Manager

National Co+op Grocers

Speaker






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