The last day of RSECC 2016 closed with breakout sessions and workshops, followed by retailer-only roundtable discussions around sustainability, environmental compliance, energy, and responsible sourcing. This was an opportunity for attendees to hear from colleagues and share experiences from the week.
Today RILA and USAID announced a partnership to provide new resources to support the shared effort of sustainable supply chains. As Congress considers the TPP agreement, the partnership will help ensure our trading partners are prepared to meet the obligations under the trade agreement. This public-private partnership provides
Alexandra Cousteau, explorer, filmmaker, and advocate, closed out RSECC 2016 by sharing her experiences exploring our planet. She now spends her time advocating for sustainable living to protect our environment, following the guidance of her grandfather Jacques Cousteau: learn to love [the planet], and in doing so you will learn to protect it. Learn more here.
Thank you to all of our attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and speakers for making RSECC 2016 a great success. We hope the week was full of great discussions and networking as we all work towards the same goal of making retail operations more sustainable.
As a reminder, RILA will be partnering with Sustainable Brands beginning in 2017. The two will produce a single conference together than includes a retail-specific program track, in addition to Sustainable Brands' usual program, which covers sustainability-led brand innovation across multiple consumer-facing industries. Learn more here. We do hope you'll join us in Detroit 2017.
SUPPORT OUR VETERANS!
JOIN RILA AND GOOD360 IN A "KITTING" EVENT
RILA has teamed up with Good360 and major national retailers to put together kits of home improvement tools and other household items for our veterans. Join in the fun!
Just stop by The Spark, the conference's buzzing Exhibit Hall, and you'll see the Good360 area. Then just jump in to help.
Thank you to our sponsors: H-E-B, The Home Depot, Meijer, Publix, Staples, and Walgreens.