8a – 9a | BREAKFAST & EXHIBITORS
Check out exhibitors showcasing sustainability programs, products and services that can help you achieve your sustainability strategy.
9:00a – 12:00p | MORNING KEYNOTES — Bayview Room
Our morning keynotes:
Chris Yalonis co-chair SEC Marin, welcome and day's preview
Larry Tackett, co-chair SEC Marin, MC and introductions
Marin Supervisor Damon Connolly, welcome
10:30a-10:45 — BREAK (coffee, tea and breakfast sundries) in the ballroom foyer.
10:45a-11:15a: Executive Round Table
- Progressing Marin’s Sustainability Agenda
- Climate Business Opportunities
- The business case for reducing our carbon footprints in our homes, neighborhoods, organizations and communities
- How Marin enterprises are lowering their GHG emissions while cutting costs, increasing sales and enhancing their brands
11:15a-12p: Audience Table Discussion on Lessons and Action Items to take back to your community. Record on flip chart and report back to main group.
12:00 – 1:00p | NETWORKING LUNCH (provided), buffet.
Choose a sustainability challenge and connect with like-minded individuals for a round-table discussion. Tables will be labeled and hosted by a subject matter expert. Plus, check out our exhibitor showcase in foyer halls.
1:00 – 4:45p | AFTERNOON SESSIONS
(BREAK STATIONS WITH REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON)
There are 5 parallel tracks for each of our afternoon sessions. Choose to follow one track or move about as you please:
Best Practices Track: Learn from local and regional leaders sharing examples and lessons to scale impact.
Solutions: Dive into local sustainability challenges and develop solutions for each focal topic.
Innovators: Hear from local organizations developing impact solutions.
Transforming Business & Leadership: Understand how to build your company, brand and a values based internal culture through peer collaboration, cause marketing and leadership.
1p – 1:50p
Best Practices | The Business Case for Sustainability.
Innovators | Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems: Organic, non-GMO, farm to table and Ag-tech solutions.
Transforming Business & Leadership | Principles of Conscious Business & Leadership
1p – 2:50p
Solutions | Climate: Understanding the County Climate Action Plan. Identifying key solutions, business opportunities and addressing sea level rise.
- What’s Next for Climate Action in Marin?
- Climate Action Plans in Marin
- Upcoming Climate Actions at City Hall
- New Frameworks for Community Engagement
- Table Time: 5 Climate Actions You Can Take Today, Audience.
Interactive Panel: What’s Marin’s Next Big Climate Idea?
2:00 – 2:45p
Best Practices | "Waste" - Policies, Opportunities, and Why it Matters to all Businesses;
Solutions | Growing Older and Bolder in Marin.
Innovators | Building Brands and Loyalty.
Transforming Business & Leadership |
3:00 – 3:50p
Best Practices | ESG/Impact Investing: Align Your Investments with Your Values.
Solutions | Equity and Career Paths: Addressing income disparity, homelessness solutions, and creating workforce pathways.
Innovators | Local renewable energy production.
Transforming Business & Leadership | Systems Thinking: Practical Actions to Shift the Paradigm.
3:00 – 4:50p
Solutions | Affordable Housing: Increasing stock, non-Building Alternatives, Addressing Traffic and Parking Challenges.
4:00 – 4:50p
Best Practices | Certifications: Marin Certified Green Business Program and B-Corps
Solutions | Transportation: Emerging Technologies, Infrastructure Updates, Driverless Vehicles and Reducing Environmental Impact.
Innovators | Carbon Drawdown: Marin climate innovators applying solutions from Paul Hawken’s latest book, project Drawdown, offering the world’s top solutions to reverse global warming.
Transforming Business & Leadership | Community Impact
5p | CLOSING KEYNOTE
Inspiring solutions for a greener future in Marin.
5:15 – 7p | NETWORKING RECEPTION, on the patio off the foyer. EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE. Don't miss our amazing exhibitors!