September 6–8, 2017

Gary Hirshberg, Stonyfield Farm

Chairman
Stonyfield Farm

 

Gary Hirshberg is Chairman of Stonyfield Farm, the world’s leading organic yogurt producer, and Managing Director of Stonyfield Europe, with organic brands in France, Ireland, Italy and Spain. Gary serves on several corporate and nonprofit boards including Applegate, Forager, Glenisk, Orgain, Peak Organic Brewing,  Sweetgreen Cafés, Sweet Earth Natural Foods, UNreal chocolates, and Danone Communities Fund. He is Chairman of “Just Label It!,” the national campaign to label genetically engineered foods, and is co-author of Label It Now – What You Need to Know About Genetically Engineered Foods. He is the author of Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World. In 2011, President Obama appointed Gary to serve on the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Gary has received twelve honorary doctorates and numerous awards for corporate and environmental leadership including a 2015 Champion for Children Award from Mount Sinai Hospital’s Children’s Environmental Health Center and a 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award by the US EPA.



Website stonyfield.com
Sessions
Business and Policy Fishbowl: Climate Solutions and the Economy
Spark: Renewing the Farm, Forest, and Working Lands Economy

Chris

Burlington, VT