HowGood Innovation Series

Industry Leaders on the Future of Regenerative Agriculture and Food

HowGood is pleased to host a community-oriented conversation series on driving innovation in the food system. Each conversation with an industry thought leader brings insight into a different aspect of regenerative agriculture, biodiversity, and a diverse range of related topics.

Innovation Series Talks

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Talks

Sustainability Transparency in a Shifting Regulatory Landscape

More than 22,500 companies in the EU, UK, and the US will be impacted by new regulations for sustainability transparency in the coming months and years. Join us to learn from industry leaders how brands and retailers can reduce reputational risk, build consumer loyalty, bring greater profit margins, and shore up supply systems in a shifting regulatory landscape.
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Heather Terry Founder & CEO, GoodSam

Darcy Shiber-Knowles Director, Operational Sustainability & Innovation, Dr. Bronner's

Preventing Greenwashing
December 08, 2022 1:00 PM
Preventing Greenwashing
Preventing Greenwashing

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Kendrick Repko Director, Sustainable Products, Ahold Delhaize USA

Justin LaCroix Director of Sustainable Operations & Brand Lead, Ahold Delhaize USA

Interdepartmental Strategy for ESG

Strategies for coordination across departments to produce successful ESG reports and avoid greenwashing risk.

December 01, 2022 1:00 PM
Interdepartmental Strategy for ESG
Interdepartmental Strategy for ESG

Rob Meyers VP, Sustainable Agriculture, Global Sustainability, PepsiCo

Anna Hawkins Sector Lead, CDP

Nadia Bishai Senior Director, Reporting Governance, PepsiCo

Voluntary ESG Standards as a Regulatory Foothold

Learn strategies for sustainability reporting in the food and beverage sector and the advantages to developing voluntary standards to stay ahead of the regulatory curve.

November 17, 2022 1:00 PM
Voluntary ESG Standards as a Regulatory Foothold
Voluntary ESG Standards as a Regulatory Foothold

Brian Nash VP, Corporate Sustainability, Ingredion

Filomena Rinaldi Senior Sustainability Consultant, Symrise AG

Leaders in Climate Reporting

Lighthouse organizations for reporting discuss direct line from compliance to dollars, and the lifts from their perspective on coordinating ESG reporting.

November 10, 2022 1:00 PM
Leaders in Climate Reporting
Leaders in Climate Reporting

BIODIVERSITY
Designing Products from Ecosystems
Mike Lee
Alpha Food Labs

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Investment & Infrastructure
Gina Asoudegan
Applegate

PLANETARY HEALTH
Circular Economy of Food
Emma Chow
Ellen MacArthur Foundation

BIODIVERSITY
Scaling Biodiversity
Tyler Gage
Terrafertil; Runa Founder

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Regenerative Dairy
Tina Owens
Danone

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Regenerative Fiber
Rebecca Burgess
Fibershed

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Agroforestry & Industrial Crops
Eric Toensmeier
Perennial Agriculture Institute

BIODIVERSITY
Crop Commercialization
Pierre Thiam
Yolele

PLANETARY HEALTH
The World Economic Forum Perspective
Wesley Wilson
World Economic Forum

PLANETARY HEALTH
Regenerative Packaging
Jane Franch
Numi

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Regenerative Product Development
Jesse Smith & Lauren Tucker
White Buffalo Land Trust

BIODIVERSITY
Measuring Biodiversity
Ethan Soloviev
HowGood

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Advancing Regeneration:  Principles & Outcomes
Steve Watson & Steve Rosenzweig
General Mills

BIODIVERSITY
Carbon Opportunity Cost
Arthur Gillett
HowGood

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Investing in Innovation
Molly Breiner
Danone Manifesto Ventures

BIODIVERSITY
Agriculture, Biodiversity & Nutrition
Juan Lucas Restrepo
Alliance of Bioversity International & CIAT

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Decolonizing Wealth in Agriculture
Melanie Allen
Decolonizing Wealth Project

PLANETARY HEALTH
Underutilized Crops & Planetary Health
Sayed Azam-Ali
Crops for the Future

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Business as a Force for Good
Mary Jane Melendez
General Mills

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Agri(Cultural) Regeneration
Olivia Watkins
Black Farmer Fund

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Regenerative Poultry: An Indigenous Perspective
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin
Regeneration Farms

PLANETARY HEALTH
Anthropology of Food
June Jo Lee
Readers to Eaters

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Product Innovation Ecosystems
Heather Cutter, Harmless Harvest
Diego Rosso, Danone
Regina Fechter, Happy Family

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Reimagining Resilient Ingredients: A Chef’s Perspective
Pierre Thiam, Yolélé
Fabricio Goulart, Feitosa

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Building Sustainable Products: The Essential Elements
Ali Bouzari, Pilot R&D

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Regenerative Product Incubation & Acceleration
Danielle Gould, Alpha Food Labs & Food+Tech Connect

REGENERATIVE SUPPLY
Regenerative Dairy Across Markets
Amber Mirabal, Land O’Lakes
Anne Saxelby, Saxelby Cheesemongers
Tina Owens, Danone

REGENERATIVE SUPPLY
The Future of Plant-Based Supply 
Lisa Curtis, Kuli Kuli
Naveen Sikka, Terviva
Tyler Lorenzen, Puris 

REGENERATIVE SUPPLY
Regenerative Supply Enablers 
Alex Pisaecki, Seal the Seasons
James Lum, Defiant Food Group
Philip Taylor, Mad Agriculture 

REGENERATIVE SUPPLY
Trailblazers in Ethical Sourcing 
Sarela Herrada, SIMPLi
Tucker Garrison, Imlak’esh Organics 

REGENERATIVE SUPPLY
The New Material Age in Packaging
Jay Ashworth, Associated Labels & Packaging
Kelly Williams, Futamura

REGENERATIVE SUPPLY
Scaling Regenerative Supply
Gurneesh Bhandal, Cargill
Ryan Sirolli, Cargill

CARBON & ECO-LABELING
Eco-Labels as Tools for Transparency
Al Toops, Biome Makers
Dr. Anastasia Volkova, Regrow
Diego Saez Gil, Pachama

CARBON & ECO-LABELING
Leaders in Impact Labeling
Jennifer McKnight, Airly Foods
Sandra Noonan, JustSalad

CARBON & ECO-LABELING
Communicating Sustainable Impact
Elizabeth Whitlow, Regenerative Organic Alliance
Mary Linnell-Simmons, FairTrade America

PROCUREMENT
Sourcing Biodiverse Ingredients
Christina Skonberg, Simple Mills
Mike Lee, Alpha Food Labs

PROCUREMENT
Deepening Supplier Partnerships
Carlos Londono, Chipotle
Chris Oliviero, Niman Ranch

PROCUREMENT
Regenerative Ag: Giants in Procurement
Dorothy Shaver, Unilever
Jay Watson, General Mills

PROCUREMENT
Procurement to Combat Food Waste
Claire Oliverson, Too Good To Go
Madeline Rotman, Imperfect Foods

PROCUREMENT
Procurement & The Circular Economy
Gaelle Le Gelard, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Felipe Villelo, reNature

RETAIL
White Leaf Provisions & Hive Brands
Keith & Meghan Rowe, White Leaf Provisions
Annika Gacnik, Hive Brands

RETAIL
Thousand Hills & Natural Grocers
Matt Maier, Thousand HIlls
Alan Lewis, Natural Grocers

RETAIL
Pasturebird & Sprouts Farmers Market 
Paul Greive, Pasturebird
Mike Loftus, Sprouts Farmers Market

REGULATIONS
Leaders in Climate Reporting 
Brian Nash, Ingredion
Filomena Rinaldi, Symrise AG

REGULATIONS
Voluntary ESG Standards as a Regulatory Foothold
Anna Hawkins, CDP
Nadia Bishai, PepsiCo
Rob Meyers, PepsiCo

REGULATIONS
Interdepartmental Strategy for ESG 
Justin LaCroix, Ahold Delhaize
Kendrick Repko, Ahold Delhaize