Sunday, July 12, 2015

Event - Global Sustainability [Retail Food] Summit

This event will take place August 19 - 21, 2015 at the Sheraton Denver in Downtown Denver, Colorado. This event will address ways of strengthening your sustainability efforts in the retail food sector. It will include information on the demand for transparency, sustainable sourcing and CSR.

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) have developed the Sustainability Summit to give companies the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level.

The Global Sustainability Summit is designed to help companies with all levels of awareness, expertise and global reach incorporate sustainability into every aspect of their business model.

Keynote sessions will feature some of the world’s leading thinkers and change agents focused on the most pressing issues in the industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to tailor their conference experience by selecting sessions from different Strategic Areas of Focus, including:
  • Emerging Issues and Trends
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Packaging and Waste
  • Education and Communication
  • Natural Resource Challenges
  • Sustainable Supply Chain and Sourcing
  • Sustainable Agriculture

Who Should Attend?

Your company's sustainability leadership group should attend, along with senior executives looking to incorporate sustainability into strategic business planning and representatives from the affected functional areas of operations including marketing, communications, and procurement. Key officials from government, NGOs and advocacy groups that are interested in partnerships with the CPG and retailing industries should also attend.

Click here for more information on program session descriptions and speakers.
Click here to see who the list of attendees
Click here to register.

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