Use science, technology, storytelling and unlikely partnerships to meet the underlying demand for The Good Life and ultimately win in the market.
"Little Miss Flint" Mari Copeny shares her thoughts on youth activism and leadership in times of crisis, along with lessons for brands on collaborating with the next generation.
This talk explores how SAP is leveraging the power of technology, along with a broad ecosystem of environmental and social innovators, to catalyze systemic change and help Deliver the Good Life globally.
In 2015, Julie Channing helped launch Allbirds – the sustainable footwear brand challenging industry norms – crafting the brand positioning and communications plan. In this talk, she shares how the company’s storytelling around supply chain sustainability has evolved since then, and why it continues to stand out.
In this inspiring and entertaining talk, Jonah Sachs delivers new thought leadership on finding a path to higher performance and purposeful leadership in troubled times by drawing critical insights from the discipline of ‘unsafe’ or counterintuitive thinking.
Hear the latest from the one and only William McDonough, the globally recognized thought leader on sustainable design and cradle-to-cradle circular thinking. Get the scoop on an ambitious new vision aiming to tackle plastic waste at scale.
With identity comes dignity, and a sustainable pathway out of poverty. BanQu brings transparency, traceability and sustainability to farmers and refugees across the globe by connecting them to global supply chains, brands and governments.
WWF is launching the world’s first-ever science-based targets for forests to help answer the question “What quantity and quality of forests need to be saved across different forest regions, in order to provide people, businesses and wildlife with the clean air, clean water and other ‘services’ we need?”
This main-stage discussion session explores a variety of potential unintended consequences of artificial intelligence, automation and gene editing in the context of growing adoption of these tech breakthroughs in companies’ innovation pipelines.
TRU Colors Brewery is a North Carolina-based brewery staffed by active gang members. The company operates a for-profit business with the social mission that brings about new cooperation in the unlikeliest of places.
Dive into Brands for Good – a broad coalition of brands committed to overcoming the intent-to-action gap among consumers through shared messaging promoting behavior change.
Seed Phytonutrients is a recently-launched L'Oréal brand that set out to make every aspect of its skin and haircare products as sustainable as possible. This session tracks the entire process along with key partnerships that enable and empower the end product – from exemplary farming practices all the way to the first shower-friendly paper bottle, made of 100% post-consumer recycled paper with a post-consumer recycled liner.
Find out how Sambazon has built a thriving brand through the power of innovative partnerships and shared value creation in the supply chain. This talk provides details on the company’s recipe for delighting customers while also supporting new, more sustainable ways of doing business.
This talk follows the evolution of the #Strawless movement – how and why it got started, how it generated the early momentum needed for many companies and millions of consumers to join.
Over the past decade more and more large organizations have integrated suppliers into their Diversity & Equity strategies. The issues around supplier diversity, however, go well beyond meeting quotas; a true integrated strategy focuses on access to capital, advocacy, small business training and development, and more.
Tune into this entertaining and inspiring talk for a behind-the-scenes look at Ben & Jerry's approach to brand activism and political influence.
Following a new calling, Dr. Sleeth resigned from his position as chief of the medical staff and director of the ER to teach, preach, and write about faith and the environment throughout the country.
Former NFL star Ovie Mughelli shares his intention to educate and inspire the next generation of environmental leaders through sports, entertainment and technology. Learn about his organization’s vision to transform sustainability engagement and empower youth leadership locally, nationally and globally.
This session explains how Danone is going about building authentic purposeful consumer engagement in practice, in alignment with its brand purpose and sustainability priorities.
Catherine Chalmers has exhibited her artwork around the world. In this talk, prepare to be dazzled with fascinating imagery and insightful observations on ant behavior and culture.