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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

1:00 - 5:00

ISSP Board of Directors Strategic Planning Meeting

1:00 - 5:30

PRE-CONFERENCE BUS TOUR: SUSTAINABILITY LEADERS OF DENVER with Christopher Juniper & Kara Seeley Peck

1:00 - 4:30

PRE-CONFERENCE WALKING TOUR: SUSTAINABILITY LEADERS OF DENVER with Christopher Juniper & Kara Seeley Peck

5:00 - 6:00

Registration Open

5:00 - 6:00

Set-up for Exhibitors

6:00 - 9:00

Informal Meet & Greet @ Katie Mullens (adjacent to hotel)

7:00 - 9:00

ISSP Board of Directors Annual Meeting

Thursday, November 13, 2014

7:00

Registration & Breakfast

8:00

WELCOME: Maureen Hart, ISSP Executive Director

 

WELCOME TO DENVER: Jerry Tinianow, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Denver

 

KEYNOTE: STATE OF GREEN BUSINESS, Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group Inc.

9:15

SPEED NETWORKING: Dorothy Atwood, ISSP Past President

10:15

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area

10:45

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Jeffrey Hollender, The Responsibility Revolution: The Business Case for Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability

Kevin Wilhelm, Overcoming the 3 year Problem-Driving Business Value

Christine Bader, Evolution of a Corporate Idealist

Noon

Lunch

12:30 - 1:00

2014 SUSTAINABILITY HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

 

Moderators: Julian Crawford, ISSP Board President and Maureen Hart, ISSP Executive Director
  • Joel Makower, GreenBiz.com
  • Jeffery Hollender, Sustain Condom (Seventh Generation)
  • Susan Burns, Global Footprint Network
1:00 - 2:00

SUSTAINABILITY HALL OF FAME WISDOM PANEL

  Moderator: Marsha Willard, ISSP Board Secretary
  • Bob Willard, Sustainability Advantage
  • Hunter Lovins, Natural Capital Solutions
  • Joel Makower, GreenBiz.com
  • Jeffery Hollender, Sustain Condom (Seventh Generation)
  • Susan Burns, Global Footprint Network

2:00

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area

2:30 - 3:45

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Hunter Lovins, The Edge Economy: Creating an economy in service to life

Sarah Beaubien, Jennifer Gallegos, & Mary Beth Cote Jenssen, Building Resiliency in Supply Chain Communities: A New Hub for Thought Leadership, Investment and Action

Bruce Klafter, John DeRose, & Marilyn Johnson, Untangling the Auditing Maze

3:45

Break

4:00 - 5:00

PLENARY SESSION - WATER PANEL  Water Stewardship: Managing Water Risks

Moderator: Will Sarni, Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy, Deloitte

With:

  • Paul Brown, Director of Applied Research, Patel College of Global Sustainability, University of South Florida  
  • Susan Rokosz, Senior Environmental Engineer, Ford Motor Company

5:15 - 7:15

RECEPTION in Exhibit Area

Friday, November 14, 2014

7:00

Registration & Breakfast

7:00 - 7:45

B-CORP Overview: Measuring What Matters

        With:

  • Anne Klein, Vice President of Administration and Sustainability at Newton Running Company
  • Kara Seeley Peck, Business Development Lead at B Lab Colorado
  • Josh Radoff, LEED AP BD+C, Co-Founder and Principal of YR&G
  • Brian T. Wolf, Attorney at Moye-White LLP

8:00 - 9:00

PLENARY SESSION - ENERGY PANEL  Energy Trends, Policy and Embedding Initiatives: Sustainability Practitioners Going Beyond  

Moderator: Angie Fyfe, Renewable Energy Director at ICLEI USA

With:

  • Beth Chacon, Xcel Energy,  Environmental Policy Relations Manager
  • Dan Kreeger, Executive Director of Assoc. of Climate Change Officers (ACCO)
  • Drew Campbell, Deputy Director, Sustainability Performance Office, US DOE
9:00

Break

9:15

BREAKOUT 7

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Thomas Day, Chief Sustainability Officer,  USPS

Employee Engagement at U.S. Postal Service

Chris Hagler, Influences and Trends in Sustainability Reporting and Assurance

Rachel Madan, IFC Waste Challenge: Creating a Global Campaign to Reduce Waste in Over 100 Countries

10:30

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area

11:15

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Jane Okun Bomba,  A View from the C Suite

Jeff Yorzyk and Tad Radzinski, Life Cycle Assessment: A Key to Driving Sustainability

Bob Willard and Maureen Hart, Kickass Tools that Make Sustainability Happen

12:30

Lunch

1:00

KEYNOTE: WHY IS SCALING UP SO DAMN HARD? Andrew Mangan, Executive Director, United States Business Council for Sustainable Development

1:45

Break

2:15

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Pierre Francois Thaler, Sustainable Procurement: Time to Measure Value Creation

Comparisons that Count: Wise Metrics Strategies for Organizations and Communities

Christopher Juniper, Director, Shadowcliff Associates

Deanna Bratter, Sr Mgr, Corp Sustainability, WhiteWave Foods

Jerry Tinianow, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Denver

Tim Swales, Future of Sustainable Innovation

3:30

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area

3:45

WORLD CAFE FACILITATED PLENARY SESSION

Moderator - K.J. McCorry, eco-officiency and ISSP Conference Co-Chair

4:45 - 5:00

CLOSING REMARKS: Maureen Hart, ISSP Executive Director

ISSP Members at Conference