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NOVEMBER 8 2018 | NEW YORK NY
Raise the Green Bar: Your Roadmap to Sustainability & Success
HOST: Good Housekeeping Institute and Made Safe
EVENT DESCRIPTION: Join the Good Housekeeping Institute and Made Safe for the second annual Green Summit focusing on maximizing your brand’s sustainability efforts for increased consumer engagement. The day will include meeting keynote speakers, panels, networking opportunities and sessions offering key insights such as:

  • Expert advice to amplify your company’s eco efforts.
  • Target key opportunities for growth and innovation.
  • How to make your science meaningful to consumers.
  • Strategies to garner greater brand loyalty.
  • Meet & greet opportunities with industry leaders.

Includes all sessions, light breakfast, full lunch at the famed Hearst Tower, and cocktail hour at the Good Housekeeping Institute. Details to come – register today!

AGENDA

Some exciting highlights from our upcoming Raise the Green Bar 2018. 
Check back for updates and additions! Subject to change without warning.

8:15 AM – Introductory Breakfast
MORNING SESSIONS
KICKOFF: Welcome Remarks, presented by Hearst
KEYNOTE: Eliminating the Idea of Waste, presented by Tom Szaky, CEO – TerraCycle
PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION: The Retailer’s Role in a Sustainable Marketplace, presented by Mike Schade, Director – Mind the Store Campaign, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, with guest panelist Bill Dolak – Walgreens
FIRESIDE CHAT: Clean & Green: How to Make Laundry More Sustainable, moderated by Carolyn Forte, Director of Home, Cleaning & Textiles – The Good Housekeeping Institute, with Laura Goodman, Senior Scientist – NA Fabric Care, P&G; Julie Xiang, Senior Engineer – NA Fabric Care, P&G
PANEL: Naturals in the Marketplace: Opportunities in the World of Clean Beauty, moderated by April Franzino, Beauty Director – GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, WOMAN’S DAY, PREVENTION, with Tina Hedges – LOLI Beauty; Kevin Gianni & Rachel Pachivas – Annmarie Skin Care
CAMPAIGN CLOSE-UP: How We Are Raising the Green Bar, presented by Philippe Caradec – Danone North America
PANEL: Corporate Action in Practice: How Companies Can Drive Hard for People, Planet & Profit, moderated by Erik Eibert, Assistant Director, Sustainability Initiatives – The New School, with Daya Fields – Alaffia; Loren Hynes – NBCUniversal; Davida Heller – Citi
QUICK TALK: Consumer Insights and Introduction of the Good Housekeeping Sustainability Award, presented by Birnur Aral, PhD, Director of Health, Beauty and Environmental Sciences – The Good Housekeeping Institute
12:15 PM – Lunch
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
PRESENTATION: Decades of Deceit: A Critical Eye on Pesticides, Science and Industry, presented by Carey Gillam, Award-winning Journalist & Author
CAMPAIGN CLOSE-UP: How We Are Raising the Green Bar, presented by Paper Greats – Heather Terry and Selina Fletcher
KEYNOTE: Environmental Toxins – What Everyone Needs to Know, presented by Dr. Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc
PANEL: Ingredient Integrity: Making Authentic Choices, moderated by Sydney Cook, Ingredient Research – Made Safe, with Eric Korman – PHLUR; Dr. Kourosh Maddahi – Lumineaux; Martina Joseph – Dr. Hauschka
PRESENTATION: Breast Cancer-Related Chemicals in Our Products, in Our Homes, and in Our Bodies, presented by Ruthann Rudel, Director of Research – Silent Spring Institute
PANEL: Wear Your Values, moderated by Kate Black, Author and Founder – Magnifeco, with Carmen Gama – Eileen Fisher; Katina Boutis – Loomstate; Lindsey Swedick – FEED Project
QUICK TALK: Why Sustainability Makes Dollars and Sense, presented by Kevin P. Eckerle, Ph.D., Director of Corporate Research and Engagement – NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business
TED-STYLE TALK: Easy Ways to Green Your Life, presented by Alicia Silverstone, best-selling author, entrepreneur and actress 
CAMPAIGN CLOSE-UP: How We Are Raising the Green Bar, presented by Larry Tse, Farm Manager at Dig Inn
5:00-6:00 PM – CLOSING REMARKS and NETWORKING RECEPTION
 

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Past Events

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, keynote speaker at 2017 Raise the Green Bar event with Good Housekeeping

NOVEMBER 8 2017 | NEW YORK NY
Raise the Green Bar: Your Roadmap to Sustainability & Success
HOST: Good Housekeeping Institute and Made Safe
EVENT DESCRIPTION: Join the Good Housekeeping Institute and Made Safe for the first annual Green Summit focusing on maximizing your brand’s sustainability efforts for increased consumer engagement. Dr. Oz will be delivering the health keynote on how buying sustainable products impacts your well-being and Jeffrey Hollender will be delivering the keynote on building sustainable businesses. The day will include meeting keynote speakers, panels, networking opportunities and sessions offering key insights such as:

  • Expert advice to amplify your company’s eco efforts.
  • Target key opportunities for growth and innovation.
  • How to make your science meaningful to consumers.
  • Strategies to garner greater brand loyalty.
  • Meet & greet opportunities with industry leaders.

Includes all sessions, light breakfast, full lunch at the famed Hearst Tower, and cocktail hour at the Good Housekeeping Institute.

> Download 2017 Raise the Green Bar Summit Findings Report


OCTOBER 17 2016  | WILMINGTON MA
How Will the Best-Selling Products of the Future Be Made Safe Through Green Chemistry?
HOST: Warner Babcock Institute
EVENT DESCRIPTION: Join John Warner of the Warner Babcock Institute, Pete Myers of Environmental Health News and Amy Ziff, Founder and CEO of Made Safe, for an afternoon of learning about brands on the forefront and how the best-selling products are being made safe through green chemistry. Lunch Discussion and Private Tour.