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3rd Annual: Sustainable Retail Go!
Ceremonial welcome 

Matthew Doyle

9.00 AM

Chair’s Welcome

Sunita Gloster AM, Non-Executive Director, Diversity Council Australia

Acknowledgement of country

Uncle Craig Madden and Matthew Doyle

9.15 AM

Welcome from NORA

Christine Holgate, NORA Patron, Group CEO, Team Global Express

9.35 AM

Demystifying the future pathway to lasting impact with Patagonia

Naima M Wilson, Marketing & Environmental Impact Director ANZ, Patagonia

9.55 AM

Plenary: Collective approaches to ethics: it’s bigger than us 

Senthil Nathan, CEO, Fair Trade ANZ

10.25 AM

The sustainability game changer: The role of aata & AI to accelerate retail’s sustainability commitments 

Kelly Brough, Managing Director, Data & AI Lead ANZ, Accenture

10.40 AM

Break and networking opportunity

11.00 AM

Industry-level panel: Circularity – a ‘one in all In’ game, the next phase of progressive circularity for Australian retail

Panel host: Yas Grigaliunas, Founder & Chief Evangelist, Circonomy
Adele Lanson, Head of Production and Ethical Sourcing, Cargo Crew
Marcus Crook, Co Founder & Creative Director, HoMie Streetwear Store
Katie Revie, Group General Manager, UTURN
Joel Hanna, Customer Success and Enablement Manager (APAC), Sustain.Life

11.45 AM

Panel: Sustainability: From cost to investment in a disrupted economy

Panel host: Rosanna Iacono, CEO & Advisor, The Growth Activists
Michelle Pacey, GM Product, Cotton On Group
Mindy Leow, Director of Certification and Programs, B Lab Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand
Ainsley Simpson, CEO, Seamless

12.30 PM

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

James Thornton, CEO, Intrepid Travel
Sunita Gloster AM, Non-Executive Director, Diversity Council Australia

13.00 PM

Lunch and networking

13.50 PM

Fireside chat: Navigating the sustainability journey: The Nestlé Lens

Margaret Stuart, Director Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Oceania, Nestlé
Steve Pinder, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy ANZ

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

14.10 PM

Panel: The critical role of collaboration and product stewardship schemes in pursuing sustainability impact at scale

Host: Leigh Neilson, Senior Responsible Business Consultant, The Growth Activists
Alice Kuepper, Head of Sustainability, Winning Group & Founding Board Director, Coalition of Sustainable Solutions 
Kylie Roberts-Frost, CEO & Board Director, Australian Bedding Stewardship Council
Patrizia Torelli, CEO, Australian Furnishing Association
Ainsley Simpson, CEO, Seamless
Danielle Kent, General Manager Industry Transformation, Seamless

14.40 PM

Interactive Panel: The fight against last mile waste  – and the acceleration of a cleaner and competitive supply chain for Australian retail

Panel host: Sari Maarit Mackay GAICD, Managing Director, Accenture
Joshua Rich, E-commerce Operations 
Team Leader, Freedom Australia
Rob Hango-Zada, Co-Founder and Joint CEO, Shippit
Zoltan Csaki, Co-founder, Citizen Wolf

15.10 PM

Panel: Combating the global imprint of demand-driven fashion: a robust industry discussion on the realities of demand, price, and values

Panel host: Fiona Moylan, Principal Director, Client Services, Accenture
Zoe Patience, Buying Manager, OrotonGroup
Taleah Zakelj, Production and Sustainability Lead, Beginning Boutique
Anne-Marie Cheney, Fashion Lead, eBay Australia
Tara Oakley, Head of commercial, Oceania, South Pole

15.50 PM

Table service: Refreshments

15.55 PM

The rise of sustainability platforms and next gen tracking tech

Yas Grigaliunas, Founder & Chief Evangelist, Circonomy
Melissa Drennan, CEO, Releaseit/Green Friday
Kiarne Treacy, CEO, Sustainable Choice Group

16.20 PM

Regen retail consumer trends – navigating sustainability

Michelle Newton, Director Cultural Forecasting, Fiftyfive5

15.50 PM

Keynote: Ensuring ESG is operationalised and owned at all levels of the business – how do we ensure constant engagement with executives and the board.
With a focus on the mandatory reporting requirements coming into play this year, the internal engagement with Finance will be crucial.

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

16.50 PM

MC’s closing summation

17.00 PM

Summit close
Thank you for joining us!  
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