Wells Fargo & Green.org: Social Impact & Sustainability Summit

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New York, NY 10017

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Please join Wells Fargo and Green.org for a comprehensive discussion about Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability in 2019 and beyond. Learn how large companies are working to integrate sustainability throughout their business operations and making strides towards community engagement. In addition, learn from some of the most impactful leaders in the areas of impact investing, sustainability and non-profit management and see how they are allocating their resources to affect change, potentially improve the planet and at the same time benefit financially.

Presented By: Mitchell Rock, Wells Fargo / Managing Director - Investments and Portfolio Manager

Keynote Speakers Include:

Mary Wenzel

Executive Vice President and Head of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at Wells Fargo

  • Responsible for the strategic integration of sustainability and corporate responsibility across Wells Fargo Bank. Champion and architect of Wells Fargo’s recent sustainable finance commitment, to lend and invest $200 billion to sustainable businesses and projects between now and 2030, with more than half of that earmarked for renewable energy, clean technology and green building initiatives that directly support the transition to a low-carbon economy. In addition, Mary oversees the strategic philanthropic programs and the Wells Fargo innovation incubator which assists small businesses and communities seeking to accelerate change.


Bryan Ingram

Green.org & We Are One Village / Co-Founder and Executive Director

  • Ingram is a performance-driven innovator, entrepreneur and reformer. He establishes long-term strategic partnerships with key decision makers, ranging from Fortune 100 CEOs to government officials and Heads of State internationally. He creates sustainable solutions and implementation strategies to the world's most pressing challenges with an emphasis on productively disruptive technologies.


Charlie Engle:

Founder 5.8 Project, Co-Founder of H20 Africa now Water.org, Author of Running Man.

  • Known for running across the Sahara Desert, from coast to coast, in 2007; Charlie Engle’s historic and record setting journey was documented in the film Running the Sahara, narrated by Matt Damon. This transcontinental run through deep sand and politically unstable countries remains one of the premier accomplishments in the ultra-endurance and adventure sports world. He covered over 4,500 miles, running more than two marathons per day for 111 consecutive days.


Atifete Jahjaga:

4th President of the Republic of Kosovo, First Female President, Founder of Jahjaga Foundation

  • First female President of the Republic of Kosovo (April 2011), the first non-partisan candidate and the youngest female head of state to be elected to the top office. She served as Deputy Director of the Kosovo Police, holding the rank of Major General, the most senior among women officers in Southeastern Europe. Jahjaga served for five years and worked to institutionalize efforts to rehabilitate and reintegrate survivors of sexual violence from the war in Kosovo. During her time in office, citizens of Kosovo consistently ranked the Office of the President as the most trusted institution. She has been awarded Leadership in public service from the Clinton Global Initiative, an honorary degree of Doctor of Law from University of Leicester and is colloquially referred to as "the greatest woman in Islamic history."


Steven Clemons

CIO, SMUD

  • Multi-disciplinary technology background including leadership as the Chief Information Officer for the second largest academic organization in California and the Chief Enterprise Architect for the State of California. Lead innovative partnerships across a wide landscape of organizations including at the academic, state and federal level, nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Introduced advanced systems solutions for the academic community including developing online learning opportunities for students and initiated a WASC accredited, fully online Master’s degree program in Education Leadership with an Emphasis in Technology (M.A.)


Jane Marie Petty

Wells Fargo / Director of Consulting / Social Impact Investing

  • Joins us with over 20 years of experience working with Family Offices, Endowments and Foundations Jane-Marie will discuss how social impact investing can give meaning to investment decisions.


Bruce Stewart

Stone Castle Vinyards and Winery / General Manager, U.S Stone Castle

  • Critically aclaimed restauranteur, wine and spirits professinal, with a lifetime of inter-sector achievements. He brings substantial experience working within all three levels of the US alcoholic beverage three-tier system and a thorough understanding of how the three levels need to work together for a brand to prosper and create meaningful impact.

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Event Moderation: RipplEffect, Lauren Biegler and Stephanie Moon

Lauren Biegler, Founder RipplEffect, Co-Founder WeJourney, former Brand Director Mashable

  • Founder of RipplEffect and Co-founder of social-impact travel company, WeJourney responsible for taking over 600 people on transformational impact-driven trips and building over 150 homes in less than two years. Extensive background in brand partnerships and responsible social impact strategy, including managing a $5.5MM book of business with Fortune500 clients: PepsiCo, Mondeleze and Unilever.


Stephanie Moon, Co-Founder RipplEffect, former Director of Investments and Operations at SmithCo Investments, MBA Point Loma Nazarene Univeristy

  • With an extensive background in corporate finance and strategy for notable investment banks such as Morgan Stanley and UBS Wealth Management, as well as serving in several C-level, Founding-member, and Director-Level roles, Stephanie brings corporate vision to life while taking early-mid stage start-ups from ground zero to 8-9 figures and transforming non-producing companies into multi-million dollar entities through strategic planning and execution, forging deep partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and building + deploying revenue maximizing solutions through the lens of transparent social impact-led strategy, sustainability efforts, and charitable pathways. MBA + Spanish.


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