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26-28 OCTOBER 2022

AMSTERDAM
Global Conference, In-Person

Sustainable Retail Summit

Overview

Learn first‐hand how companies are taking positive actions to drive change and overcome today’s biggest sustainability and health challenges. The 2022 edition of the SRS will be taking place in Amsterdam at the Hotel Okura.

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From Conversation to Action: The Transition to Better Business

The seventh edition of the Sustainable Retail Summit took place 26th-28th October 2022 in Amsterdam, bringing together 250+ participants from 40 countries for three full days of interactive learnings and meaningful connections.  

Stay tuned for the Executive Summary and the highlights video, to be published soon. 

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About 2022 SRS:

Our industry has come a long way in dealing with today’s big challenges in sustainability and health and wellbeing, as seen in our recent annual report, but there is still some way to go.

The recent pandemic has further accelerated the shift into a “new era” of health and sustainability which is set to shape the industry. The event offered a unique opportunity to learn how we can reinvent our business models and take positive action today to shape the future of the industry, the planet, and its people. 

And, for the first time, the Sustainable Retail Summit was held directly after the brand new Supply Chain Conference, so delegates had the option to attend both events and to learn more about supply chain challenges from those leading global supply chains.

Talking is No Longer Enough

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Agenda Highlights

Over the course of two days, delegates will learn first-hand how companies are taking positive actions to drive progress and overcome today’s biggest sustainability and health challenges. Through a series of inspirational keynotes, plenary sessions, expert panels, interactive breakouts and workshops, we will deep dive into the practical ways we can accelerate change and action sustainably. Simply talking about these challenges is no longer enough if we are to protect people and planet, so we must now focus on tangible actions, highlight successes and share learnings.

You will hear from a range of speakers on the following topics:

Leadership and best practices: Accelerating purpose-driven opportunities through forward-thinking companies

Health and Sustainability at a Crossroads: Unifying global health and sustainability concerns through industry actions

Sustainability in Business: Embedding sustainability up and down the value chain

Healthier Lives: Empowering healthier people, shifting towards sustainable diets and the role of environmental labelling

Environmental Sustainability: Tackling food waste, plastic waste and building a forest positive future

Social Sustainability: Driving individual and collective action to prevent human rights abuses

Technology and Innovation: Showcasing tech innovations to shape the sustainability agenda

ESG: Providing clear reporting, traceability, and the importance of data

Race to Zero: Unpacking the why for business and the how for within your organisation

Behaviour Change and the Consumer Landscape: Delving into different approaches to impact behaviours for the better

Why Attend?
    The Sustainable Retail Summit will give international experts and influencers the opportunity to meet face-to-face, share best practices and network with colleagues and potential partners. It will offer learnings and new tips and tactics for your business. The conference will be the place for us to share knowledge and real-life success stories, and join stimulating debates on the top, global issues in our industry.
    Paul Crewe
    Executive Director and Chief Sustainability Officer
    Anthesis Group
    The Sustainable Retail Summit brings both retailers and manufacturers together to drive future collaboration.  The conference stirs up relevant debates and provide key learnings as well as inspiring stories in our industry.
    Franz Speer
    Corporate Director Industry Affairs | International Sales
    Henkel
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400+
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37
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Plan to Attend

Who Attends the Sustainable Retail Summit?

  • Retailers, manufacturers, service providers
  • CGF members and non-members
  • Governmental and Institutional actors