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Sustainable Food Trade Association Webinar Series

Attend the SFTA Webinar - Making an Impact: Sustainability and Activism!
Tuesday, August 12 at 2 PM Eastern
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Although creating a sustainable planet happens one company at a time, lasting change will only be achieved through a web of sustainability activism, education, and legislation.  Join us to learn about how to build an advocacy campaign, sustainability policy trends and legislative initiatives, and learn about real-life examples of companies’ sustainability advocacy efforts.  Please join us to learn about how their activism efforts are helping shape a sustainable future.

Learning Objectives

  • Information on the Policy process and current issues in food and ag sustainability policy
  • Learn how food and agriculture companies are using sustainability advocacy to improve their businesses and the national sustainability climate
  • How to build a successful advocacy campaign

Speakers include:

  • Britt Lundgren, Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Stonyfield Farm
  • Richard Eidlin, Co-Founder and Policy Director for the American Sustainable Business Council
  • Philip Monaghan, Founder and CEO of Infrangilis.

Cost: Free for members, $15 for non-members.
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Britt-Lundgren100x100Britt Lundgren is the Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Stonyfield Farm. She holds a Master of Science in Agriculture, Food, and Environment from Tufts University. Prior to joining Stonyfield in 2011, Britt spent five years as an agricultural policy specialist for Environmental Defense Fund in Washington, D.C. Together with Stonyfield co-founder and chair Gary Hirshberg and Dr. Charles Benbrook, she is the co-author of Label It Now, a book that makes the case for labeling genetically engineered foods. Britt serves on the boards of the Conservation Law Foundation of New Hampshire and the Sustainable Food Trade Association. She has worked on organic farms in Maine, Massachusetts, and Colorado. She is also an avid fiddle player and member of the New Hampshire based Hickory Horned Devils.

 

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Richard Eidlin is the Policy Director and Co-Founder of the American Sustainable Business Council, which represents over 200,000 companies. He spends time on Capitol Hill, the White House and with regulatory agencies, directing ASBC’s clean energy, efficiency and climate policy campaigns.

Richard served as the Business Outreach Director for the Apollo Alliance. He consulted to the UN Environment Programme during the 1990’s and attended the Earth Summit in Rio de Janiero. Richard worked in the solar energy industry for ten years, focusing on state based legislation and regulations that created new markets.

Richard has worked in the sustainable business field and on triple bottom line issues for over thirty years. Richard co-directed the Colorado chapter of the Clean Tech for 2008 Obama campaign and advised candidate (Governor) Bill Ritter on renewable energy issues.

 

Philip-Monaghan100x100Philip E. Monaghan is CEO of Infrangilis, a research agency on the green economy. A key pillar of Infrangilis’ work is advising on or instigating advocacy initiatives on smart governance for a more resilient world. Areas of focus include sustainable urbanisation (Local Water, World Urban Campaign), green consumerism (Consumer Product Red List), and responsible capital markets (Rating Sovereign Raters). Philip is a recognised leader with over twenty years of international experience as a sustainability strategist. Prior to launching Infrangilis, his career included half a decade with AccountAbility where he helped establish the NGO’s global advocacy leadership on corporate governance standards, before which he learned his trade in the private sector with engineers the WSP Group. He is also author of the books ‘Lobbying for Good’, ‘Hard to Make, Hard to Break’ and ‘Sustainability in Austerity’.

 

 

Past Webinar presentations are free for SFTA members and can be downloaded in the Member Center.
If you are not a SFTA Member, you can purchase archived Webinar Videos.