Gary Hirshberg “stirred it up” at Passion for Retail Conference

Renewal Partners investee, Gary Hirshberg, closed Retail BC’s 2009 Passion for Retail Conference with an empowering keynote presentation in Vancouver last week.

Passion for Retail Annual Conference

May 5 – 6, 2009
Italian Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC
While the buzz word of the moment is “sustainability”, there is also a perception that sustainability comes at a cost. The Passion for Retail: The World is Changing Conference will shed some light on shifting expectations, expanding understanding and the role of retail in relation to the planet. The evening keynote speaker is Social Venture Institute creatorand Renewal investee, Gary Hirshberg of Stonyfield Farm.

Selling Without Selling Out

Check out these videos of SVIers, including Gary Hirshberg of Stonyfield Farm and Greg Steltenpohl of Odwalla.

Stonyfield Farm CE-Yo on The Hour

SVI Founder Gary Hirshberg was featured on the December 10th issue of The Hour.  Gary talks about how to make money and save the world.  Gary was one of our True Confessions speakers at SVI Toronto last year.  Gary is humorous and inspiring, so tune in here to see Gary in action.

Strategies for the Green Economy

SVNer Joel Makower, GreenBiz.com, recently published a new book, "Strategies for the Green Economy." It includes a major contribution on green marketing by fellow SVN member Cara Pike.

The book examines the opportunities and challenges facing both large companies and entrepreneurs as they seek to reduce their environmental footprints while harnessing environmental thinking as a platform for innovation.

 

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