Sustainability

Sustainability Masterclass

Join senior corporate sustainability leaders from the biggest brands for an interactive half-day conference designed to showcase the latest tools, tech and trends in driving positive sustainability outcomes in your company. Update your knowledge, get ahead of your competition, master sustainability!

When
Jun 9, 2020
Where View on Map
NEW YORK - Vanderbilt Suites, 200 Park Ave
Time
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free for senior sustainability professionals from leading brands
Keynote Speaker
Jim Gowen
VP Global Supply Chain Operations / Chief Sustainability Officer
Profile

James Gowen is the Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations and Chief Sustainability Officer for
Verizon.  Since taking on these complementary roles in 2009, his team has enlisted more than 30,000 Verizon employees in 50 countries around the globe in helping to reduce the company’s environmental footprint while increasing the efficiency of a growing enterprise. 

 

In his supply chain role, Gowen leads logistics operations including regional distribution centers, transportation and the global customer premises equipment program with responsibility for over $10 billion in annual through-put. Gowen also has responsibility for Verizon’s Global Manufacturing Operations, producing customer premises equipment deployed to Fios & VZConnect customers. Gowen also oversees other green initiatives being implemented across Verizon including the introduction of a carbon intensity metric, paper suppression, waste reduction and recycling, and management of end-of-life-cycle material recovery. 

Past Attendees

Event Information

This event is not a traditional conference!
 

The Sustainability Masterclass will help sustainability leaders from the biggest brands develop cutting edge, science backed strategies in operations & supply chain, energy & waste management, product innovation, employee engagement, consumer engagement and communications.
 

During the first hour of the event, you will hear five case study filled presentations, that are capped at 10 minutes each to cut out the waffle.
 

The following two hours are dedicated to roundtable discussions, designed to enable sustainability leaders from the most influential brands to share knowledge in a collaborative and interactive environment.
 

Once your mind is filled with new ideas, our brand keynote will deliver an insightful and inspirational case study presentation to close the event.

Show agenda

08:30 am - 09:00 am
Registration & Networking
09:00 am - 10:00 am
Expert presentations
10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Roundtable discussions
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Keynote
12:30 pm
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Sustainability Masterclass
NEW YORK - Vanderbilt Suites
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Jun 9, 2020
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Deeper Learning

Audience sizes are limited to just 40 people, so you benefit from richer more fruitful conversations, and enjoy content that’s better tailored to your needs.

Sharper Focus

More than 60% of each event is dedicated to roundtable discussions, where your questions and challenges can be addressed by experts.

Zero Waffle

Each expert’s presentation lasts no longer than 10 minutes, so you get to the good stuff faster, and learn what you need to quicker.

What our Attendees Say

“Variety in content, excellent dynamic and great balance between presentations and roundtables.”
Diageo, Communications Manager
“You guys bring the best in class to one space and allow for 'next big thing' ideas”
Swarovski, Senior Manager
“Great local speakers and very useful information!”
Lululemon, Paid Search Marketing Lead
“A great format of speakers and roundtable conversations. Useful content and a good diverse group of attendees.”
Anthem Properties, Senior Marketing Manager
“This was a great opportunity to network and discuss work challenges and solutions with peers.”
COTY, Senior Manager, Influencer Marketing
“Half day well spent listening and talking about cutting edge trends in the industry.”
PepsiCo, Senior Marketing Manager
“Great experts across wide variety of departments and expertise. Loved it”
Revlon, Global Brand Manager
“I have attended several events and find the content interesting and useful. Have also found great value in meeting other attendees.”
Visa, Director of Marketing
“Masterclass offered a great opportunity to stay up to speed on current digital trends.”
Universal Studios, Sr. Manager, International Sales and Marketing

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