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Hazel Henderson


Hazel Henderson D.Sc.Hon., FRSA, is the founder of Ethical Markets Media LLC and the creator and co-executive Producer of its TV series. She is a world renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on  sustainable development, and author of The Axiom and Nautilus award-winning book Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy (2006) and 

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Jul 19, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

John Foraker

John Foraker

John Foraker recently left his role as President of Annie’s, Inc. and is a co-founder and CEO of Once Upon a Farm. He is a leading authority in the organic and natural foods industry. With more than 20 years of business experience and a sharp focus on sustainability and social responsibility, Foraker’s vision for growing

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Jul 15, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Larry Kopald


Considered a leading brand-building architect, Larry Kopald spent over twenty years at some of the world’s leading advertising agencies overseeing advertising fro companies ranging from American Express and McDonalds to Honda and Pepsico. Also a committed environmentalist (Director of Greenpeace, Oceana, 1% For The Planet) in 2013 he co-founded The Carbon Underground, an organization focused

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Jul 01, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Aria McLauchlan


Aria McLauchlan is a social impact and environmental communications consultant and the co-founder of Land Core USA, which is creating legislation to be included in the 2018 Farm Bill to establish a federal standard and new USDA label for regenerative soil health practices. Land Core’s initiative uses existing NRCS conservation practices and infrastructure and is

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Jun 20, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Alisa Gravitz


For thirty years, Alisa Gravitz has led Green America, the national green economy organization. Green America develops marketplace solutions to social and environmental problems with a key focus on tackling climate change, building fair trading systems, stopping corporate abuse, and growing the green economy. Alisa brings her years of experience and knowledge of sustainability to

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Jun 04, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Robyn O’Brien


A former financial and food industry analyst, Robyn O’Brien has been called “food’s Erin Brockovich” by the New York Times and Bloomberg. She triggered an allergic reaction in the food industry when she asked: “Are we allergic to food or what’s been done to it?” and helped trigger an awakening to the skyrocketing price of

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Jun 03, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Elizabeth Candelario


Environmental and social advocate Elizabeth Candelario is President of Demeter USA, the nation’s only certifier of Biodynamic farms and products and a member of Demeter International, the oldest ecological certification organization in the world. Biodynamic agriculture is a holistic and regenerative farming system that represents the highest paradigm of sustainability, and Demeter’s vision is to

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Jun 01, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Phil Graves


As head of corporate development, Phil reports to Patagonia’s CEO and plays a significant role in investments, innovation, strategy, and new business ventures.  Phil oversees Patagonia’s Tin Shed Ventures, which invests in environmentally and socially responsible startup companies, and Patagonia’s Worn Wear business.  For Phil, one of the most rewarding aspects of working for Patagonia

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May 25, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Tom Newmark


Tom Newmark spent fourteen years in the natural products industry, helping to build New Chapter into a premier brand in the natural retail channel.  Proctor & Gamble purchased New Chapter about five years ago, and since that time Tom has focused on environmental activism with specific attention on regenerative agriculture. Tom is also the co-owner

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May 18, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Tina Owens


Tina serves as Senior Manager Sustainability & Procurement, Kashi Supply Chain and has worked at Kellogg in supply chain roles for 15 years and holds an MBA from Spring Arbor University. For 7 years she has directly managed supply chains for Kashi brands including Bear Naked, Stretch Island Fruit Company, and Pure Organics. Tina achieved

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May 18, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments