The Consumer Goods Forum's (CGF) 2017 Sustainable Retail Summit, October 2-3 in Montréal, Canada, will feature PAHO Foundation President and CEO, Dr. Jennie Ward-Robinson, as a keynote speaker. Dr. Ward-Robinson will present during the Summit’s Health and Wellness session, which highlights the importance of cross-sectoral partnerships in bridging gaps in the consumer goods industry. This enables consumers to live healthier, more productive lives.
The Sustainable Retail Summit is a two-day event consisting of keynote presentations, interactive workshops, and roundtable discussions focused on sustainable business practices and the promotion of healthy consumer products and lifestyles. The event provides companies and industry experts the first-hand opportunity to converse and engage on actions needed to address some of the consumer goods industry's leading challenges, including the reduction of food waste, the eradication of forced labor, and obstacles in supporting healthier lifestyles and food choices. For more information on the Sustainable Retail Summit and for the full roster of event speakers, please visit CGF’s website.