Retail Sustainability Collaborative

Retail and sustainability leaders will present a series of inspiring educational discussions. Presentations will focus on what retailers are doing to achieve net zero carbon emissions, how to use less plastic, along with strategies for more eco-friendly business practices.

These sessions will be invaluable for any supplier who currently sells or wants to sell in the retail marketplace 📦♻️💬

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Buyers and sellers will have the opportunity to collaborate about sustainability assortments and eco-friendly attributes when they participate in one-on-one meetings during ECRM category specific sessions.

ECRM Thought Leadership

NO COST TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WEBINARS BELOW

THURSDAY, MAY 19 | 2:00 PM EST

Compass Group USA’s Vision for a More Sustainable Future  

Featuring:

  • Ann  Pendleton, VP Retail Strategy, Envision Group - Compass USA 
  • Julia Jordan, Director of Sustainability, Envision Group - Compass USA 
  • Jessi Moffitt, VP Innovation & Retail - Canteen 

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Learn about the sustainability and retail journeys of the world’s leading onsite foodservice company operating in corporate cafés, schools, hospitals, arenas, stadiums, cultural attractions and more.   

TUESDAY, MAY 24 | 2:00 PM EST

Grove's Path to Plastic Free and What It Means for Suppliers

Featuring:

  • Danielle Jezienicki, Director of Sustainability  

With a bold commitment to be plastic free by 2025, Grove Collaborative aims to change the CPG industry as a force for positive impact. However the path to fully refillable, reusable assortment of household and personal care is far from clear. Learn more about how Grove is working with our third party brands and suppliers to develop imperfect solutions to the urgent crisis of plastic pollution. 

THURSDAY, JUNE 2 | 2:00 PM EST

Wakefern's Sustainability Journey: What's Next and What do Suppliers Need to Know

Featuring:

  • Chris Skyers, VP of Own Brands

Chris Skyers currently serves as Vice President of Own Brands for Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States, an $18 B organization. Read more

THURSDAY, JUNE 9 | 11:00 AM EST

Thought Leadership with Rite Aid 

Featuring:

  • Amanda Patrick, Head of Corporate Sustainability/ESG
  • Bob Himler, Vice President of Own Brand 

THURSDAY, JUNE 16 | 11:00 AM EST

Albertson’s Sustainability Journey: Driving Opportunity for the Supplier Community 

Featuring:

  • Darcie Renn, Sr. Director of ESG & Sustainability

Where collaboration happens.

BUYERS & SELLERS MEET ONE-ON-ONE DURING THESE CATEGORY SPECIFIC SESSIONS

JUN 21 -22, 2022

Sustainable Products - Food & Beverage

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JUN 21 -22, 2022

Sustainable Products - General Merchandise

JUN 21 -24, 2022

Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Packaging

JUN 22-23, 2022

Foodservice Sustainability

JUN 22-23, 2022

Sustainability Products - Health & Beauty Care

WHY PARTICIPATE

  • Provide access to relevant companies with focus on attributes to contribute to net zero carbon, emissions, circularity and eco-friendly focus.
  • Highest quality insights and thought leadership to provide the best-in-class ideas, opportunities and innovations.
  • Industry wide effort to raise the sustainability conversation at the retail buyer/merchant level.

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