Engage With The Game Changers: Top Change Agents Delve into Key Sustainability Issues Using Lessons Learned from Sustainable Seafood
DATE: Tuesday November 1, 2011, 4:30-6:30 EST (snacks and networking to follow from 6:30-7:30)
NEW LOCATION: Bennett Jones, 1st Canadian Place, 100 King St. W. (King & Bay), 34th Floor, Toronto
LIVE WEBCAST & TWITTER CHAT #tssschat from 5:00 – 6:30 EST
PAUL UYS, VP Sustainable Seafood, Loblaws
HADLEY ARCHER, VP Strategic Partnerships, WWF
TOM JANES, Director, Sustainability, Janes Family Foods
PETER TER WEEME, Principal, Junxion Strategy
TSSS invites you to a panel discussion where Loblaws and its partners will explore the business opportunities and challenges of working with new stakeholders (NGOs and suppliers) to create a more sustainable economy. The presentation will showcase these collaborative efforts and will act as a case study, highlighting pathways for other companies and sectors to follow.
4:30 – 5:00 pm: Registration, snacks and networking
5:00 – 5:15 pm: Introductions and special announcements
5:15 – 6:30 pm: Distinguished Panel (including Q&A and audience discussion)
6:30 – 7:30 pm: Networking and snacks
Space is limited – Register Now
REDUCED PRICING – Ticket price includes speaker, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. EARLY BIRD pricing until October 24th – $35 – any remaining tickets will be offered at $40 – TSSS first timers just $20. Please remember the environment – no printed tickets are necessary, master list of registered attendees will be at the door. Tickets at the door will be offered at $50.
If you have questions about the event please email Brad Zarnett
VP Sustainable Seafood, Loblaws Companies Ltd.
Paul and his team are responsible for implementing the Loblaw Sustainable Seafood Commitment. This commitment requires all seafood sold in Loblaw stores to come from sustainable sources by the end of 2013 and covers all wild and farmed seafood products, in all categories, across all brands. In 1987 Paul was recruited to head the Product Development department of Loblaw International Merchants, the division responsible for the Company’s emerging Control Labels: No Name, and President’s Choice, and was part of the management team of the Insider’s Report Loblaws Companies’ highly acclaimed promotional vehicle. Prior to becoming Vice President, Sustainable Seafood, Paul was Vice President, Fresh Foods, where he played a key role in the development of “President’s Choice Organics” and “President Choice Blue Menu”. He is also a current media spokesperson for Control Label with Loblaw Companies Limited.
VP Strategic Partnerships, WWF Canada
Hadley leads the development of a portfolio of corporate partnerships that advance conservation via improved business practices, provide funding for WWF’s conservation work, and create opportunities for companies to take a leadership role with respect to the environment. Prior to working with WWF Canada, Hadley worked with WWF in Switzerland where he worked with companies to adopt policies that favour sustainable use of wood and paper products.
Director of Sustainability, Janes Family Foods
In February 2011, Janes became the first branded seafood company in North America to have 100% of its retail seafood products certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Janes is proud of this accomplishment and is now working with other organizations and the public to help increase awareness about the vital importance of healthy oceans.
Peter Ter Weeme
Principal, Junxion Strategy
Peter is a 16-year veteran of the sustainability movement with expertise in sustainability issues, business strategy, and green marketing and communications. His experience spans the world of corporate, government and non-profit clients across North America. He has founded and grown two successful consultancies and led the marketing and communications at Mountain Equipment Co-op, Canada’s national retail leader in social and environmental responsibility.