In September 2017, The Kroger Company announced its bold social impact plan - Zero Hunger | Zero Waste, which aims to end hunger in our communities and eliminate waste in our company. Long-standing Kroger partner World Wildlife Fund is working with the company on its journey to zero food waste, starting with food loss and waste tracking in our stores in 2018 and now identifying new pathways to reduce food waste through prevention, donation and recycling practices. Attendees will hear from Lisa Zwack at Kroger and Pete Pearson at World Wildlife Fund about food waste management strategies, food waste tracking and about corporate/NGO partnerships.
WEBINAR: Zero Hunger | Zero Waste - Kroger & WWF
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET. All registrants will receive a recording of the live webinar.
In this session, Lisa Zwack from Kroger and Pete Pearson from World Wildlife Fund will discuss how their organizations are collaborating to drive meaningful change to address the issue of food waste in retail and in our communities.
In September 2017, Kroger announced its bold social impact plan Zero Hunger │ Zero Waste, which aims to end hunger in our communities and eliminate waste in our company. Long-standing Kroger partner World Wildlife Fund is working with the company on its journey to zero food waste, starting with food loss and waste tracking in our stores in 2018 and now identifying new pathways to reduce food waste through prevention, donation and recycling practices.
In this session, attendees will learn about:
Kroger’s Zero Hunger │ Zero Waste social impact plan overview and latest developments
World Wildlife Fund’s expertise in and approach to addressing food waste
Best practices from tracking food waste using the WRI Food Loss & Waste Protocol
Lessons learned from food waste management in retail
The value of Corporate/NGO partnerships
Lisa Zwack, Head of Sustainability, The Kroger Company
Lisa Zwack is the Head of Sustainability at The Kroger Co., the country’s largest grocery retailer, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH. In this role, she leads and executes on Kroger’s sustainability strategy, including the company’s progress towards its 2020 sustainability goals and zero waste commitments. Previously, Lisa served as Sustainability Manager for Staples, Inc. for nearly five years, where she played a key role in implementing and communicating the company’s global sustainability vision. She earned her MBA from the Ross School of Business and her MS and BS degrees from the School for Environment and Sustainability, all at the University of Michigan, during which time she worked with several leading companies on sustainability-related projects.
Pete Pearson, Senior Director, World Wildlife Fund
Pete Pearson is a Sr. Director and leads WWF work on food loss & waste, helping businesses and communities understand agriculture’s impact on wildlife and habitat conservation. Pete has 10 years of technology and grocery retail experience with companies including Hewlett-Packard, Accenture and Albertsons; has worked with public schools and hospitals as a sustainability and zero waste consultant, co-founded a sustainable agriculture non-profit in Idaho, and co-produced a documentary film on local and regenerative agriculture (www.ToLiveLocal.com). Pete currently lives in Washington DC and enjoys fly fishing, sailing, skiing, and exploring the outdoors with his family.
COST & CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
ISSP credential holders will earn 0.5 CEUs for attending this webinar.
ISSP Webinars are free for members and $25 for non-members. After the webinar, non-members will receive a discount code worth $25 off a new ISSP membership.
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