SustainAbility Presents at Sustainable Brands '14

13 May 2014 – Event

This year’s Sustainable Brands Conference will take place from June 2-5, 2014 in San Diego, CA. SustainAbility’s Mark Lee, Chris Guenther, Lindsay Clinton and Derek Bothereau will be among the 180 speakers who will participate in 70 sessions throughout the conference.

On Monday, June 2nd, Lindsay Clinton and Chris Guenther will present the workshop “Business Model Innovation: Redesigning Value Delivery and Unlocking New Benefits in the Process” during a morning session. Prepare for a deep dive into emerging business model innovations that are disrupting industries while having significant positive social and/or environmental impacts. This workshop will break down 20 such innovative models in order to help attendees better understand their origins, mechanics and implications. From producing on demand, to rematerialization, to inclusive sourcing, to building entire new marketplaces, to differential pricing – this workshop has it all. Explore SustainAbility’s brilliant work and uncover the latest insights on business model innovation for sustainability.

Mark Lee will participate in an afternoon workshop entitled “Market Insights from Top Researchers, Part 2: Market Conditions, Incentives, ROI and Risk Management.” In this data-rich session, top-notch researchers will share their latest observations around the state of play of corporate sustainability within the broader economy, focusing on appetizing new market conditions, incentives, ROI studies and risk management opportunities. Each presentation will be followed by Q&A allowing attendees to glean additional insight on the spot and identify knowledge gaps by discussing the landscape of available data. Expect a wealth of hard information, accompanied by a great opportunity for Q&A with researchers and peers to help inform your strategy for 2014 and beyond.

On Thursday afternoon, June 5th, Derek Bothereau will participate in the panel discussion entitled “A Sneak Peek into a Transparent Future: Updates in Effective Traceability” along with Colleen Chapman, VP, Global Responsibility and Public Policy, Starbucks and Amy Jackson, Senior Credibility Manager, ISEAL Alliance.

About Sustainable Brands
Sustainable Brands is an international community of learning and action focused on understanding and leveraging the role of brands in shaping a flourishing future. The Sustainable Brands Conference is ground zero for sustainability, brand and innovation professionals who come together from around the world to be inspired, engaged and equipped to succeed by building the better brands of tomorrow, while building a network of like-minded colleagues who can help.

The Sustainable Brands Conference was founded on the belief that unleashing the best of our human ingenuity and innovation can change the shape of business, and with it, the world. Our desire is to spark new ideas by connecting people from different perspectives and disciplines with each other in an optimistic, collaborative environment to create a shared vision of what’s possible.

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