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WNSF's 2013 Annual Sustainability Leadership Summit


Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EST)

WNSF's 2013 Annual Sustainability Leadership Summit

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WNSF 10th Annual Summit Ended $250.00 $14.74
Sponsors Ended Free $0.00

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11:30 am

Registration & Networking Lunch


12:15 pm

Welcome and Introductions

>   Kathy RobbChair, WNSF Board of DirectorsPartner, Hunton & Williams LLP

>   Judge Sven Erik Holmes, Executive Vice Chair, Legal and Compliance, KPMG


12:30 pm-1:15 pm

WNSF 2013 Businesswoman’s Leadership Award

Presented by Dianne Dillon-Ridgley, WNSF Executive Director and 2013 Summit Chair; Board of Directors, Interface, Inc.


>   Kathleen A. McGinty, Managing Director, Green Development, Weston & former Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)


Questions & Answers Session

Moderated by Brandi Colander, WNSF Director; Deputy General Counsel, White House CEQ


1:15 pm-2:45 pm

"Sustainable Consumption" Panel

Moderated by Helle Bank Jorgensen, WNSF Director; CEO, B. Accountability


 >   Celine Solsen Ruben-Salama, Director, Corporate Sustainability Responsibility, American Express

>   Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness, Eileen Fisher

>    Irene M. Narissi, Senior VP Strategic Opportunities, SAME SKY

>   Chantal Line Carpentier, Ph.D., Sustainable Development, Officer &, Major Groups Coordinator, Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development, UN



2:45 pm-3:45 pm

"Corporate Sustainability and Women on Boards—Is there a Correlation?”

Introduced by Shelly Esque, WNSF Director; Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Intel Corporation; President, Intel Foundation


>   Kellie McElhaney, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business


3:45 pm-4:30 pm

Perspectives on the Green Ceiling

Interview moderated by Karen Flanders, WNSF Director; Sustainability Practice Leader, Wisdom Works


>   Alison LazerwitzExecutive Vice-President & General Counsel, Swarovski

>   Louise RaymondVice President, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, McGraw-Hill

>   Marlys AppletonPresident, CEO, and Founder, Avtaar America, Inc.


4:30 pm

Preview of “Girl Rising,” a film premiering in March

Introduced by Shelly Esque


4:45 pm

What Next?

Joanne Fox-Przeworski, WNSF Director; former UNEP Director, North America

Rachel Deming, WNSF Director; Professor and Clinic Director, University of Michigan Law School


5:00-6:00 pm

Networking Reception



Have questions about WNSF's 2013 Annual Sustainability Leadership Summit? Contact WNSF

When & Where

345 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10154

Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EST)

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The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future (WNSF) advances sustainability by providing professional women who are engaged in creating a financially, environmentally, and socially sustainable future with opportunities to professionally support one another, stay up-to-date with relevant issues in the field, and be inspired by one another’s successes. We envision a sustainable future – financially, environmentally and socially – driven by women worldwide.  More on wnsf.net.

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