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2014 Annual Retreat - June 16-18, 2014

"The Next Frontier of Sustainability Strategy"

Salamander Resort and Spa , 500 North Pendleton Street, Middleburg, VA 20117

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*All sessions were conducted on a not-for-attribution basis under “Chatham House Rules.”

MONDAY, JUNE 16
6:00-8:00pm

OPENING NETWORKING RECEPTION
Join us for an evening of inspiration around the fire pit with explorers
Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, Rick Ridgeway, and Sir Robert Swan

TUESDAY, JUNE 17
7:00-8:00am
7:30-8:45am
Optional Yoga or Nature Walk
Breakfast Available
8:45-10:15am

“Town Hall-Style” Meeting for All Participants

The Next Frontier in Sustainability Strategy: What are we Missing?

Presiding: Jeff Seabright, Chief Environmental Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

Opening Remarks:

Wayne Balta, VP, Corporate Environmental Affairs & Product Safety, IBM
Ranjit Barthakur, Adviser, Tata Consultancy Services
Ann Klee, VP, EHS, General Electric
Neil Hawkins, Corporate VP, Sustainability, Dow Chemical
Raj Rajan, RD&E VP & Global Sustainability Technical Leader, Ecolab
Mary Wenzel, SVP and Director, Environmental Affairs, Wells Fargo
Gabi Zedlmayer, VP and Chief Progress Officer, Hewlett-Packard

Followed by “open mike” portion for all attendees

10:15-10:30am Break
10:30am-Noon SIMULTANEOUS ROUNDTABLE WORKING SESSIONS

(1)
Metrics and Reporting: 
Are We Moving in the 
Right Direction?

Kickoff Remarks:

Maribeth Malloy, 
Director, Environmental 
Sustainability and External Engagements, 
Lockheed Martin 
(Facilitator)

Steve Leffin, Director, Global Sustainability, 
UPS

Samir Menon, Head, Eco Sustainability 
Services, Americas, 
Tata Consultancy 
Services

Brandy Wilson, 
Enterprise Sustainability 
Program Manager, 
CH2M HILL

(2)
Renewable 
Investments that 
Pay Off: 
How to 
Scale Up 
What’s 
Working?

Kickoff Remarks:

Mike Faircloth, 
President & Chief Global Operations Officer, 
Hanes-Brands 
(Facilitator)

Lynda Clemmons, 
Managing Director, 
Business Solutions, 
NRG Energy

Tari Emerson, 
Director, Capital 
Projects & Energy, 
Kohl’s Department Stores

Borja Negro, CEO, North America, Gamesa

Mark Urquhart, 
Executive Director 
& Chief Energy Officer, Northern California 
Region, 
Kaiser Permanente

(3)
Harnessing the 
Untapped Power of Technology 
and Big 
Data to Unleash 
New Wave of 
Problem-Solving

Kickoff Remarks:

Jim Miller, VP of Operations, Google 
(Facilitator)

Rob Bernard, Chief 
Environmental 
Strategist, Microsoft

Paul Camuti, SVP 
for Innovation 
& CTO, 
Ingersoll Rand

Edan Dionne, 
Director, Corporate 
Environmental 
Affairs, IBM

Nate Hurst, Global 
Director of Environmental 
Progress, Hewlett-Packard

(4)
Beyond Philanthropy: 
Aligning Corporate 
Citizenship with 
Business Strategy

Kickoff Remarks:

Trisa Thompson, VP, Corporate Responsibility, 
Dell (Facilitator)

Al Johnson, VP, Corporate Environment, 
Health & Safety, Cargill

Mark Nordstrom, Sr. Counsel, Labor & 
Employment Law, 
General Electric

Faith Taylor, SVP, Sustainability and Innovation, Wyndham 
Worldwide

(5)
The Next Wave of 
Employee 
Engagement: 
Getting to Scale

Kickoff Remarks:

Scott Tew, Executive 
Director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability, 
Ingersoll Rand 
(Facilitator)

Diana Glassman, Head 
of U.S. Environmental 
Affairs, TD Bank Group

Gwen Migita, VP, 
Sustainability & 
Corporate Citizenship, 
Caesars Entertainment

Vijay Sudan, Director, 
Global Energy Initiative, 
21st Century Fox

(6)
Important 
Collaboration 
Models to Emulate 
(and Avoid)

Kickoff Remarks:

Denise Naguib, VP, Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, Global Operations 
Services, Marriott 
International 
(Facilitator)

Veli Ivanova, Global Sustainability Practice 
Director, CH2M HILL

Kevin McKnight, VP, 
EH&S and CSO, Alcoa

Lisa Morden, Sr. Director, Global Sustainability, 
Kimberly-Clark

Noon-1:00pm

Outdoor Luncheon
Follow-Up Table Discussion

1:00-1:15pm Break

2:15-3:45pm SIMULTANEOUS ROUNDTABLE WORKING SESSIONS

(7)
Engaging the Disengaged: 
How to Win More Friends
and 
Influence More 
People to Drive 
Internal Change?

Kickoff Remarks:

Dorothée D’Herde, 
Director of Sustainability, 
McKinsey & Co 
(Facilitator)

Erin Decker, Sustainability 
Manager, Salesforce.com

Mitch Jackson, VP, Environmental 
Affairs & Sustainability, 
FedEx

Brigitta Witt, VP, Corporate Responsibility, 
Hyatt Hotels

(8)
The Voluntary Carbon Market: Business 
Opportunities and
Experiences 
to Date

Kickoff Remarks:

David Tulauskas, 
Director, Sustainability, 
General Motors 
(Facilitator)

Claire Carstensen, 
Project Specialist, 
Sustainability, 
Enterprise Holdings

Tamara DiCaprio, 
Senior Director, 
Environmental Sustainability, 
Microsoft

Beth Stevens, SVP, Corporate Citizenship,
Environment &
Conservation, Disney

(9)
Radical Transparency and Traceability in Value Chains: How to Maximize the Upside and Minimize the Downside?

Kickoff Remarks:

Jon Chorley, CSO & VP, Supply Chain Management Product Strategy, Oracle (Facilitator)

Bradley Colton, Global Operations Leader, Marriott International

Rick Frazier, Chief Product Supply Officer, Coca-Cola Company

Dawn Krueger, 
Sustainability Supply Chain Manager, 3M

(10)
Evolutions and Innovations 
in Corporate Water Strategy

Kickoff Remarks:

Emilio Tenuta, VP, Corporate Sustainability, Ecolab (Facilitator)

Ranjit Barthakur, Adviser, 
Tata Consultancy Services

Snehal Desai, Global Business Director, Water & Process Solutions, 
Dow Chemical

Vidal Garza Cantú, Director, FEMSA Foundation

(11)

Making “Zero Waste” 
Strategies Profitable: 
Practical Advice from
the Trenches

Kickoff Remarks:

Len Sauers, VP, Global Sustainability, Procter & Gamble (Facilitator)

Levon Hachigian, 
North American Director,
Environment and Sustainability, 
Global Manufacturing, 
General Motors

Bill Morrissey, VP, Sustainability 
and Business Development, Clorox

Paul Narog, Manager, 
Environmental Operations, 3M

2:45-3:00pm Break
3:00-4:15pm BLUE SKY THINKING IN THE BIG OUTDOORS

Open Time for
Follow-
Up Meetings

A World Champion’s 
Guide to Sustaining 
Yourself While Sustaining
the Planet

Outdoor Session with Bob Litwin

Walk and Talk 

Small-group nature walks with Tom Lovejoy and Bill McDonough

Stretch Your Limits

Small-group talk with Rob Swan

Take the Reins 

Guided Horseback Ride

4:15-4:30pm Break
4:30-6:00pm

“Town Hall-Style” Meeting for All Participants
Business and Policy: Where do We Go from
Here?
A conversation with:
Daniel Esty, Professor, Yale University
Lisa Jackson, Vice President of Environmental Initiatives, Apple
William Reilly, Founding Partner, Aqua International Partners

6:10-7:00pm

Optional Horseback Ride

6:45-7:45pm

Networking Cocktail Reception

7:45-9:30pm

2014 CK PRAHALAD AWARDS DINNER
Presentation of the 2014 C.K. Prahalad Global Sustainability Leadership Awards

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18
7:45-8:45am Breakfast
Follow-Up Table Conversations
Or
A World Champion’s Guide to Sustaining Yourself While Sustaining the Planet with Bob Litwin
8:45-10:00am “Town Hall-Style” Meeting For All Participants
Time for Triage? Focusing on Goals and Collaborations that Matter

Remarks: Andrew Winston, Founder, Winston Eco-Strategies
Followed by a full group conversation with:
Monica Ellis, CEO, Global Water Challenge
Liz Maw, CEO, Net Impact
Tensie Whelan, President, Rainforest Alliance
Terry Yosie, President & CEO, World Environment Center

10:00-10:20am Break
10:20-11:50am SIMULTANEOUS ROUNDTABLE WORKING SESSIONS
(12)
Matching Business Response to the Scale of our Biggest Challenges: Fresh Ideas for 
Game-Changers?

Group brainstorm with topic-
specific 
table discussions
facilitated by:

Kevin Kramer, SVP & Chief 
Commercial and
Marketing Officer, 
Allegheny Technologies
Incorporated (Session Chair)

David Hitchings, Director, GreeNG, Northrop Grumman
(Table facilitator)

Rick Needham, Director, Energy & Sustainability, Google 
(Table facilitator)

Teri Shanahan, Vice President of Sustainability, International Paper
(Table facilitator)

Scott Wicker, CSO & VP, 
Corporate Plant Engineering,
UPS (Table facilitator)

(13) 
Getting More Traction with
Suppliers’ Suppliers: 
How
to Move Bigger 
and Faster?

Kickoff Remarks:

Kathy Gerwig, VP, Employee 
Safety, Health & Wellness
and Environmental Stewardship 
Officer, Kaiser Permanente 
(Facilitator)

Len Sauers, VP, Global Sustainability, Procter & Gamble

Christina Simon, Corporate Program Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability, Lockheed Martin

Jean Sweeney, VP, EHS and Sustainability Operations, 3M

Chris Weber, Sr. Consultant, Responsible Sourcing & Value Chains, Kimberly-Clark

(14)
Leveraging Sustainability to Drive Top-Line Growth: What Are We Learning about the “How”?

Kickoff Remarks:

Alison Taylor, VP, Sustainability, Americas, Siemens (Facilitator)

Wayne Balta, VP, Corporate Environmental Affairs & Product Safety, IBM

Dan Cherian, GM, Sustainable Business Lab, Nike

Gayle Schueller, VP, Global Sustainability, 3M

(15) 
Beyond Low-Hanging Fruit in Eco Efficiency: How to Break Through Roadblocks and Maximize Opportunities

Kickoff Remarks: 

Eric Dominguez, Corporate Director, Engineering & Sustainable Operations, Caesars Entertainment (Facilitator)

Balaji Jayaseelan, Program Manager, Global Sustainability, 
Newell Rubbermaid

Kevin McKnight, VP, EH&S and CSO, Alcoa

Robert Trozenski, Head of Industrial & Environmental Affairs, 
North America, LANXESS

11:50-Noon Break
Noon-1:15pm Lunch Full-Group Session
CIRCULAR ECONOMY: THE HOLY GRAIL

Remarks:
William McDonough, Chair, Meta Council on Circular Economy, World Economic Forum
Followed by a conversation with:
Tom Carpenter, Executive Director, Global Sustainability Services, Waste Management
Andrew Mangan, Cofounder & Executive Director, U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development
Andrew Morlet, Business Program Lead, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Matt Rogers, Director, McKinsey & Co.

1:15-1:30pm Break
1:30-3:00pm SIMULTANEOUS ROUNDTABLE WORKING SESSIONS
(16)
Got “Waste”? How to Find Others Who Need What You Have—and Vice Versa

An Interactive Workshop with Table Discussions Led by

Andrew Mangan, Cofounder & Executive Director, U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development (Facilitator)

(17)
Doing Better at Getting Stuff Back: Enabling Profitable Recovery of Products and Materials

Kickoff Remarks:

Andrew Morlet, Business Program Lead, Ellen MacArthur Foundation (Facilitator)

Lawrence Black, Director, Global Business Development, Waste Management 

Deborah Sanders, Director, Global Takeback Services, Dell

Beth Schmitt, Global Manager, Sustainability & Recycling, Alcoa

(18)
Making Building & Infrastructure Decisions Smarter and More “Circular”

Kickoff Remarks:

William McDonough, Chair, Meta Council on Circular Economy, World Economic Forum (Facilitator)

Tracy Browne, VP, Sustainability, Balfour Beatty Construction

Michael Groppi, Sr. Director, 
Energy & Sustainability 
Implementation, CBRE

Joe Higgins, VP, Engineering & Corporate Sustainability Officer, Fidelity Investments

(19)
Packaging and Plastics: How to Create More Global Success Stories Beyond PET?

Kickoff Remarks:

Sandy Rodger, Lead, Project Mainstream, Ellen MacArthur Foundation (Facilitator)

April Crow, Global Sustainability Director, Packaging, 
The Coca-Cola Company

Peter Dulcamara, VP, Corporate Research and Engineering, 
Kimberly-Clark

3:00-3:15pm Break
3:15-4:00pm Closing “Town Hall ” Meeting
Peer-to-Peer Nominations for Best Insights, Recommendations, and Proposed Action Steps
4:00-5:00pm Closing Reception

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