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San Francisco, March 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Business leaders within the Sustainable Brands® community are fast tracking the sustainability agenda. Nearly 3,000 global brand and sustainability executives are gathering at SB’19 Detroit, June 3-6, to learn how advancements in science and technology are disrupting their industries, create uncommon collaborations that foster unique solutions, and discover what consumers are looking for from brands today.
Companies such as Procter & Gamble, Alaska Airlines, Caesars Entertainment, L’Oréal and others are coming with teams to learn and share how brands are transforming themselves in a changing marketplace. The event will bring nearly 300 influential leaders and cutting-edge practitioners of environmental and social innovation together as speakers to host interactive discussions, breakout sessions, plenary presentations, deep-dive workshops and networking activities. Highlights of the conference program include:
Five educational program tracks specifically designed for mainstream businesses who are navigating their journey towards more sustainable business practices. Each track provides a lens for learning and inspiration, including: Purpose, Brand Influence & Engagement, Operations & Supply Chain, Product & Service Innovation, and Governance.
Key topics within each program track are designed for in depth conversation and include: Circular Economy; Packaging; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion hosted by Caesars Entertainment; Storytelling hosted by National Geographic; Plastics; Technology, and more.
An expansive Innovation Expo showcasing 100+ companies that will bring together mission-driven business leaders who have solutions to obstacles facing brands today. Companies holding networking activities and conversations in the Innovation Expo include: BASF, Nestlé, Braskem, Unifi, DTE Energy, Procter & Gamble, EY, Dow and others.
A full conference program with passionate speakers will inspire and ignite conversation, including:
“After three years of studying what The Good Life means to both brands and consumers, through a series of thoughtful conversations and the introduction of new tools, we are creating a one of a kind experience designed to help our customers realize their full potential,” states KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, Founder of Sustainable Brands. “At SB’19 Detroit, we will lead an honest and open discussion on how science, technology, storytelling and constructive partnerships are helping reshape how brands will succeed in the tumultuous years ahead,” Skrzyniarz said.
Sustainable Brands is proud to recognize the many sponsors already committed to showcasing their brand leadership in Detroit, including Presenting Sponsor BASF and Lead Sponsor National Geographic. Additional sponsors include Procter & Gamble, Vinyl Sustainability Council, Caesars Entertainment, Cone Communications a Porter Novelli Company, Braskem, Cox Automotive, Danone, Detroit Convention Bureau, DTE Energy, EY, Kellogg Company, Nestlé, Salterbaxter MSL, UNIFI, The Dow Chemical Company, Alaska Airlines, Keurig Dr Pepper and others.
For further information on the conference program, a growing list of confirmed speakers and sponsors or available sponsorship opportunities, please visit the conference website at www.SB19Detroit.com or call (415) 626-2212. Registration is now open and global business leaders with innovative solutions are encouraged to participate.
About Sustainable Brands. Sustainable Brands® is the premier global community of brand innovators who are shaping the future of commerce worldwide. Since 2006, our mission has been to inspire, engage and equip today’s business and brand innovators to prosper for the near and long term by leading the way to a better future. Digitally published news articles and issues-focused conversation topics, internationally-known conferences and regional events, a robust e-learning library, and peer-to-peer membership groups all facilitate community engagement throughout the year. For more information visit SustainableBrands.com.
Marie Perriard Sustainable Brands 415.626.2212 firstname.lastname@example.org Daniel Cherrin North Coast Strategies 313.300.0932 email@example.com