August 9-11, 2017 • Gaylord Opryland Resort • Nashville, TN

Meet Tomorrow’s Demand for Sustainability Today

About the Summit

Sustainability is among the most important imperatives the global food and consumer products industry faces today.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts that, by 2050, advances in food production technology will allow each of the world’s 8.9 billion people to eat an average 340 calories more per day than they did in 2000. Food production comes with a hefty carbon footprint and the retail food industry must begin the vital work of not only limiting that footprint, but limiting climate change and toxins in the environment.

The Global Sustainability Summit will provide companies throughout the food and consumer products industry with the tools, connections and solutions to move their sustainability programs to the next level.

Real-Life Solutions to Tomorrow’s Sustainability Challenges

Real Life Solutions

The Global Sustainability Summit is the only event this year designed with the specific needs of the food retail and consumer products industry in mind. It is the one conference you will attend that will focus on the interconnected issues impacting retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers.

The Summit is designed BY the food and CPG industry FOR the food and CPG industry.

Each element of the Summit will represent a deep dive into the serious issues impacting sustainability, offering real-life solutions to the important challenges as companies face an uncertain future.

Areas of Focus

  • Regulatory Issues and Compliance
  • Climate & Energy
  • Sustainable Sourcing & Supply Chain
  • Engagement & Social Responsibility

Attendees Say

"It's the one time of year where retailers and our supply chain partners can sit at the same table to address our biggest issues."

Lisa Boyd
Food Social Responsibility

Lisa Boyd

“This event is the best place to meet the industry’s leading experts, take a deep dive into substantive content, and connect with other retailers working on the same issues."

Michael Hewett
Director of Env
ironmental and Sustainability Programs
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Michael Hewett

"The Global Sustainability Summit is an opportunity to connect, gain insight, and keep at pace with the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainability."

Karimah Hudda
Global Sustainability Lead, Procurement, Mondelez International

Karimah Hudda

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