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– 3rd Annual: Sustainable Retail Go! –

8.30 AM

Coffee/ Chai and Doors Open
Ceremonial welcome 

Matthew Doyle

9.00 AM

Acknowledgement of country

Johani Mamid, Managing Director, Mabu Buru Foundation

9.10 AM

Sustainable Retail GO! Chair’s Welcome

Sunita Gloster, Non Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network Australia

9.20 AM

Keynote: Putting people and planet at the heart of operations

Jane Ewing, SVP, Sustainability, Walmart

9.45 AM

Demystifying the future pathway to lasting impact with Patagonia

Naima M Wilson, Marketing & Environmental Impact Director, Patagonia

10.05 AM

Collective approaches: it’s bigger than us; Understanding our industry impact and the imminent societal shift

Senthil Nathan, CEO, Fairtrade

10.25 AM

The Game Changer: Data and AI – Fireside Chat

Kelly Brough, ANZ Lead Accenture Applied Intelligence, Accenture 
Rik-Irons Mclean, Microsoft

10.45 AM

Break and networking opportunity

11.05 AM

The Cost of Inaction: Interactive panel

11.30 AM

Circularity – a ‘One in All In’ Game

Margaret Stuart, Director, corporate affairs and sustainability, Nestlé 
David Young, Director of Sustainability, Accor Hotels

12.00 PM

Redefining competitive advantage

Wesley Spindler,  Accenture Global, Circularity & Nature Lead, Author of ‘The Circular Advantage’

12.15 PM

Panel Discussion – Leading in sustainability: Respect and preservation of the past

Laura Thompson, Founder, Clothing the Gaps
Lisa Byrne, RAP Lead, Accenture

12.35 PM

Fireside Chat: Breakthrough modern slavery initiatives – turn the tide on transparency and accountability

Michelle Degenhardt, Global Sustainabiltiy Officer, Flight Centre
James Thornton, CEO, Intrepid Travel

11.50 AM

Discussing the “S” in ESG; the important role retailers and brands play in diversity and equality

Sunita Gloster, Senior Advisor, Accenture and UN Women Australia

13.00 PM

Lunch and networking

13.45 PM

Combating the global imprint of demand driven fashion

Soleil Ritchie, Social Responsbility Specialist, Princess Polly
Teslin Taylor, Head of Sustainability, Country Road Group

14.15 PM

Can retail and nature grow together?

14.45 PM

What can retailers do to minimise waste in the last mile journey, from checkout to doorstep

Rob Hango-Zada – Co-Founder and Joint CEO, Shippit
Joshua Rich, eCommerce Operations Lead, Freedom 
Victoria Edghill, Sustainability Advisor

15.15 PM

Refreshments and networking

15.25 PM

The Sustainability award winners panel: reflections on breakthrough success and continued progress

16.00 PM

Open interactive session on industry collective next steps: pathways to powerful progress

Alex Peters, Social Responsibility Lead, Princess Polly

14.10 PM

Business model innovation and circularity – driving action! 

From nappies to soft plastic to chip wrappers to road base, Jacquie delves into her years of experience turning consumer trash into other businesses treasure. Through her first-hand experience developing, piloting and scaling up a range of product stewardship and take-back schemes, she’ll share her learnings and mistakes, how to take an eco-system approach, developing partnerships and collaborations from start-ups to government to NGOs and selling case for change.

Jacquie Fegent-Mcgeachie, Head of Sustainability, The Iconic
Liz Kasell, Director, RED Group

16.45 PM

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