Sunday, April 8, 2018

Event - 2018 Ceres Conference (Boston)

This Ceres conference will take place April 24-26 at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. We urgently need to scale up sustainable solutions to climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy and deliver on the goals of the global Paris Agreement. At Ceres Conference 2018, you will hear from institutional investors, C-Suite company executives and capital market leaders who understand the financial imperative of addressing these sustainability threats. Join 600 influential leaders across the U.S. and around the globe and help transform the economy to build a more sustainable future for generations to come. Ceres Conference 2017 in San Francisco brought together more more than 600 investor and company leaders and advocates who are catalyzing the biggest breakthroughs on sustainability. This year’s conference will also feature ‘World Ceres Talks’ to showcase innovative and inspiring leaders who bring a distinct message and unique perspective on a wide range of topics.

Speakers

  • VICKI ARROYO Founding Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center Georgetown Law
  • AMY AUGUSTINE Senior Director, Company Network Ceres
  • BRYN BAKER Deputy Director, Renewable Energy World Wildlife Fund
  • BROOKE BARTON Senior Director, Water and Food Ceres
  • MATTHIAS BERNINGER Director Corporate health and Nutrition for Europe and the CIS Mars Europe
  • DAVID BLOOD Co-Founder and Senior Partner Generation Investment Management
  • MICHAEL BRADLEY President and Founder M.J. Bradley & Associates LLC.
  • MARISA BUCHANAN Deputy Global Head of Sustainable Finance JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • LAURIE BURT President Laurie Burt, LLC.
  • TRACEY CAMERON Analyst, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Fidelity
  • KARINA CASTILLO Florida Field Consultant and Latina Outreach Organizer Moms Clean Air Force
  • CAROLINE CHOI Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs Southern California Edison
  • SIOBHAN COLLINS Manager, Food and Water Ceres
  • CYNTHIA CURTIS Senior Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement JLL
  • LISA DAVIS Sustainability Manager IKEA US
  • MARY ANN DIMASCIO Senior Manager, Company Network Ceres
  • PATTY DIORIO Vice President, US Strategy National Grid
  • EOIN FAHY Head of Responsible Investing KBI Global Investors
  • ANDERS FERGUSON Founding Partner Veris Wealth Partners
  • JAMES FORESE President Citigroup
  • SARA FORNI Senior Manager, Clean Vehicles Ceres
  • DANIELLA FOSTER Senior Director of Global Corporate Responsibility Hilton
  • MARK FULTON Senior Fellow Ceres
  • CARL GANTER Managing Director Circle of Blue
  • MICHAEL GARLAND Assistant Comptroller Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment
  • BILL GILL AVP Environmental Affairs Smithfield Foods
  • ALLI GOLD ROBERTS Senior Manager, State Policy Ceres
  • ALISA GRAVITZ President & CEO Green America
  • ANITA GREEN Director, Sustainable Investment Strategies Wespath Investment Management
  • CARLY GREENBERG Senior ESG Analyst Walden Asset Management
  • KEVIN HAGEN Vice President Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy Iron Mountain
  • GEORGE HAMILTON President Institute for Sustainable Communities
  • JEFF HANRATTY Applied Sustainability Manager General Mills
  • JAY HARF Vice President, EHS&S L'Oréal Operations Americas
  • PATRICIA HEALY Sr. Vice President of Research & Portfolio Manager Cumberland Advisors
  • CANDACE HEWITT Analyst, Responsible Investing Nuveen
  • STEVEN HOCH Partner Brown Advisory
  • DERRICK JACKSON Environmental Writing Fellow Union of Concerned Scientists
  • KIRSTEN JAMES Director, California Policy and Partnerships Ceres
  • ROSABETH MOSS KANTER Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administrator Harvard Business School
  • ADAM KANZER Managing Director of Corporate Engagement Domini Impact Investments
  • ANNE KELLY Ceres
  • DAVID KING Head of Environmental, Social and Governance Fidelity Investments
  • JONAS KRON Senior Vice President Trillium Asset Management
  • RAKHI KUMAR Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship State Street Global Advisors
  • KRISTEN LANG Director, Company Network Ceres
  • SARA LAW VP, Global Initiatives CDP
  • JOHN LEISEN Vice President, Property Management Target
  • CARL LEVANDER Executive Vice President, Regulatory Policy and Corporate Affairs NiSource
  • JANE LLOYD Global Forests Watch, Commodities and Finance Program Product Manager WRI
  • ANDREW LOGAN Director, Oil and Gas Ceres
  • MINDY LUBBER Chief Executive Officer and President Ceres
  • ALEXIS LUDWIG-VOGEN Director, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Best Buy Co.
  • JOSEPH MANNING Senior Associate, Company Network Ceres
  • DAWN MARTIN Chief Operating Officer Ceres
  • JAMIE MARTIN Executive Director, Global Sustainable Finance Morgan Stanley
  • CYNTHIA MCHALE Director, Insurance and Interim Director, Climate Action 100+ Investor Engagement Ceres
  • SHAUN MICKUS Global Director, Social Business Practices Johnson & Johnson
  • SARAH MIHALECZ Sustainability, North America Tata Group
  • JULIE NASH Senior Manager, Food and Capital Markets Ceres
  • KATHERINE NEEBE Senior Director - ESG, Trust & Transparency Walmart, Inc.
  • SAMANTHA SUE PING Vice President, Head of ESG Issuer Communications MSCI
  • VEENA RAMANI Program Director, Capital Market Systems Ceres Veena Ramani is the program director of the Capital Market Systems program at Ceres.
  • JANET RANGANATHAN Vice President for Science and Research World Resources Institute
  • EMILY REICHERT Chief Executive Officer Greentown Labs
  • SUE REID Vice President, Climate and Energy Ceres
  • JOHN REPLOGLE Partner, One Better Ventures Former CEO, 7th Generation
  • MARY ROBINSON President Mary Robinson Foundation
  • MICHELLE ROMERO Deputy Director Green for All
  • DAN SACCARDI Director, Company Network Ceres
  • BRUNO SARDA Head of Sustainability NRG
  • FRANK SHERMAN Executive Director Seventh Generation Interfaith Coalition for Responsible Investment
  • VALERIE SMITH Managing Director & Global Head of Corporate Sustainability Citi
  • MARTY SPITZER Senior Director, Climate and Renewable Energy World Wildlife Fund
  • MADHYAMA SUBRAMANIAN Program Manager Solidaridad North America
  • DANIELLE SUGARMAN Vice President, Investment Stewardship BlackRock
  • JOHN SULLIVAN Chief Engineer Boston Water and Sewer Commission
  • BYRON THAYER Sustainability Manager: Water Strategist, Performance & Reporting Levi Strauss & Co.
  • GAURAV TRIVEDI Vice President, ESG Indexes and Reporting Research MSCI
  • JACKIE VANDERBRUG Managing Director U.S. Trust
  • CYRUS WADIA Vice President, Sustainable Business & Innovation Nike, Inc.
  • CHRIS WELLISE Chief Sustainability Officer HPE Corporate Affairs
  • LINDSEY WHITE Senior Manager, Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability Ceres
  • RAY WOOD Managing Director, Global Head of Power, Utilities & Renewables Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • MICHELLE WU Boston City Councilor At-Large
  • ION YADIGAROGLU Partner and Managing Principal Capricorn Investment Group

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