Innovation for Consumer Products
- Frank Livak Room, 4th Floor Dudley Davis Center 590 Main St., Burlington, Vermont (map)
Companies of all sizes are innovating in their facilities and manufacturing processes to use less energy and other natural resources. How are leading companies transforming purchasing, energy use, materials efficiency, and internal management to profitably produce the clean, green products of the climate economy?
Moderated by David Levine, American Sustainable Business Council.
Paul is the Manager of Environmental Responsibility at Patagonia. He focuses his efforts on reducing Patagonia’s environmental footprint and works to communicate the company’s philosophy and efforts in a way that inspires others.
David Levine is the co-founder and CEO of the American Sustainable Business Council, a growing coalition of business organizations and companies, collectively representing over 250,000 businesses, advancing market shifts and policies that support a vibrant, just and sustainable economy.
On a mission, to help people live healthier lives on a healthier planet, Replogle took the reins of the green-cleaning pioneer in March, 2011 after five years at Burt's Bees as Chief Executive Officer and President.
Jostein Solheim has been Chief Executive Officer at Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. since 2010. Solheim continues to champion the iconic ice cream maker as it navigates its next chapter in business history. The vision, according to Solheim, is that Ben & Jerry’s must continue to aspire to be a social justice company that just happens to make ice cream.