Lorraine Smith Presents at Accelerate: Collaborating for Sustainability Conference
On June 5, 2014, SustainAbility Director Lorraine Smith will moderate a panel entitled “Sustainability as the Ultimate Wicked Opportunity” at Accelerate: Collaborating for Sustainability Conference in Toronto. The discussion will explore how our society’s global sustainability challenge is the ultimate wicked problem—but could it also be the ultimate wicked opportunity? A panel of leading futurists and practitioners will challenge mindsets about sustainability and its role in innovation and bridge building. Panelists include:
- Frank Spencer, Principal/Partner, Kedge; Author, Turning Wicked Problems Into Wicked Opportunities
- Claude Ouimet, Senior V.P. G.M. Canada and Latin America, Interface
- Brendan Seale, Sustainability Manager, IKEA Canada
- Dr. Geoff Kendall, Co-Founder and CEO, 3D Investment Foundation
- Chad Park, Executive Director, The Natural Step Canada
About Accelerate: Collaborating for Sustainability Conference
Last year, nearly two hundred inspired thought leaders, decision makers, sustainability practitioners, and educators gathered for the first Accelerate: Collaborating for Sustainability Conference. Building on this momentum and success, The Natural Step Canada is excited to announce the 2nd annual Accelerate: Collaborating for Sustainability Conference, taking place on June 5-6, 2014, at the Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto, Ontario.
About The Natural Step Canada
The Natural Step Canada is a non-profit organization with over a decade of experience helping organizations and individuals understand and make meaningful progress toward sustainability.