These influential leaders, visionaries and passionate professionals discuss the most critical topics in the Retail Sustainability landscape.

Alyson Slater

Managing Director, Sustainable Investment, Public Markets

Manulife Investment Management

Megan Nichols

Associate Assistant Deputy Minister of the Environmental Protection Branch (EPB)

Environment and Climate Change, Canada

Hon. Andrea Khanjin


Environment, Conservation and Parks

Sarah Thompson

Managing Director, Sustainable Finance


Samer B. Kamal


Minus Global International

Jonathan Duguay-Arbesfeld

Managing Director, Investments

Canada Infrastructure Bank

Shannon Castellarin

Manager, Policy and Instrument Development Section

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Crystal Howe

Sustainability Manager

Ice River Springs Solutions

Ravneet Gill

Manager Policy & Stakeholder Relations

Waste to Resource Ontario

Mylene Champagne

Director, Environment and Technical Risks

Metro Inc.

Rochelle Ezekiel

Senior VP, Digital Retail

Canada Goose

Jean-Simon Venne

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

BrainBox AI

Sam Kashani

Country Director

Too Good To Go, Canada

Maya Colombani

Chief Sustainability & Human Rights Officer


Marie-France Gibson

Vice President, Private Brands

Metro Inc

Alfredo Conte

Information and Master Data Support Director

Metro Inc

Patrick Wiedemann


Reconomy Comply Division and Reverse Logistics Group

Heléne Loberg

Head of Sustainability

IKEA Canada

Fisk Johnson

Chairman and CEO

SC Johnson

Neil Savio Menezes

Packaging Sustainability Policy Manager

General Mills

Kimi Walker

AVP , Product Stewardship

Canadian Tire Corporation

Cher Mereweather

Managing Director

Canada Plastics Pact

Himanshu Sudan

CEO & Co-Founder


Michael Graydon


Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada

Pam Horvatis

Senior VP, Industry Relations

GS1 Canada

Galen Weston

President and Chairman

Loblaw Companies Limited

Cliff Hacking

President and CEO

Electronic Products Recycling Association

Nick Venditti

Account Executive, Google Cloud


Krista Scaldwell


Canadian Beverage Association

Joe Solly

Partner, National Consumer Sustainability & Climate Leader

Deloitte Canada

Stéphane Crevier

VP, Brand Strategy and Growth


Geneviève Dionne

Director, Ecodesign and Circular Economy

Éco Entreprises Québec

Tony Moucachen

President and Founder

Merlin Plastics

Catherine McVitty

Sustainability Communications Lead

Unilever Canada

Alain Brandon

VP of Sustainability, Social Impact & Government Relation

Loblaw Companies Limited

Allen Langdon

Chief Executive Officer

Circular Materials

Gabe Smith

VP, Client Development

Schneider Electric

Matt Twist

Global Head of Sales and Marketing


Joe McMahan

VP, Sustainability and Shared Value

Maple Leaf Foods

Gemma Hinksman

Senior Director - Canada Impact Team

McDonald's Canada

Carrie Chisholm

VP, Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)

Canada Post

Jeff Doman

Director, Sustainability

CHEP Canada

Diane J. Brisbois

President and CEO

Retail Council of Canada

George Soleas

President & CEO


Geraldine Huse


P&G Canada

Kim Saunders

VP ESG Strategy

Canadian Tire Corporation

Jonathan Farkouh

Director, Environmental Sustainability Programs

The Estée Lauder Companies

Crystal Rasa

CSCMP, Customer Fulfilment Sourcing Manager

IKEA Canada

Mary De Guzman

Director, Environmental, Social and Governance

Sleep Country

Michael Zabaneh

VP, Sustainability

Retail Council of Canada

Michael Jantzi


International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)

Michael LeBlanc

Founder & President

M.E. LeBlanc & Company Inc.

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