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Resilient Supply Chains: Farmers & Food Industry Tackle the Shared Challenge of Climate Change
Resilient Supply Chains: Farmers & Food Industry Tackle the Shared Challenge of Climate Change
October 19, 2015London, U.K.

Climate change brings significant impacts for farmers and food companies alike.  How can the two work together to build more resilient supply chains?  Join the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, WBCSD, and Department for International Development for a strategic dialogue in London, October 19, 2015.  

The Topic: 

The event will highlight concrete examples of how farmers and food companies can work together to build more resilient supply chains.  Companies will share their experience of deepening supply chain engagement.  Farmers will describe the impacts climate change has on their production and what is needed for them to continue to meet demand.  Watch our video to learn more.

What to Expect? 

A full day of focused sessions and networking opportunities in Central London. Sessions will include focused keynotes, interactive panels and structured collaborative formats to ensure the right conversations take place and participants value is maximized. There will be ample opportunities for networking.

Register for the conference: https://wrld.bg/RNXoy

  • Chris Brown, Senior Director Sustainable Business, ASDA

  • Chris Brett, Global Head Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, OLAM

  • Daniel Gad, Farming Entrepreneur in Ethiopia

  • Fred Yoder, Farmer, White House Champion for Change

  • Biswaranjan Sen, Vice President Procurement Chemicals, Unilever

  • Trevor Maynard, Head of Exposure Management and Reinsurance Team, Lloyds Bank

  • Aidan Cotter, CEO, BordBia

  • Frances Way, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Programs, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

  • Diane Holdorf, Chief Sustainability Officer, VP EHS, Kellogg Company

  • Ceris Jones, Climate Change Adviser, National Farmers Union

  • Mark Goldring, Chief Executive, Oxfam

  • Simon Winter, Senior Vice President, Development,TechnoServe / Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

  • Marc Sadler, Adviser, Risk and Markets, Agriculture, World Bank

  • Michael Andrade, Agribusiness Head, HDFC Bank

  • Mack Ramachandran, Head of Strategy, Performance and Risk (Procurement), World Food Programme

  • David Howlett, Climate Change and Livelihoods Adviser, Department for International Development (DFID)

  • Sean de Cleene, Senior Vice-President, Global Initiatives, Strategy and Business Development, Yara International

  • Peter White, Chief Operating Officer, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

  • Tania Kaddeche, Global Head, Agribusiness and Forestry, International Finance Corporation (IFC)