Short, impactful Flash Talks feature inspirational leaders from inside and outside the industry.


    Alexandra Cousteau will close RSECC with her keynote, The Blue Planet- Preserving and Sustaining a Healthy Earth.


    ​Read featured Q/A'​s with top executives who attend RSECC on our Retail Checkout blog.​

RILA at Sustainable Brands 2017


Join Us at Sustainable Brands 

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Sustainable Brands® have come together to create a single conference focused on growing the potential for business success through purpose- driven, sustainability-led innovation that creates scalable positive impact and profitability.

RILA will host a Retail Innovation Track, where attendees from retail and consumer goods companies can focus on those issues most important to consumer-facing brands. 

It's the best of both worlds! With the special RILA rate, you can participate in the leading multi-industry sustainability conference AND join your retail peers in sessions focused on the issues, opportunities and challenges facing our industry today.


The Sustainable Brands Community

Sustainable Brands® is a global community that believes that embedding environmental and social purpose into the core of a brand is the future of business. The community was founded on the conviction that unleashing the best of human ingenuity and innovation can change the shape of business and, with it, the world. Ten years later, SB is celebrating its progress as a community of action, dedicated to delivering on the solutions needed to drive us into the next economy. 

Who Should Attend #SB17 Detroit



I seek to solve social problems that alleviate, or altogether eliminate, resource tensions along the way.


I believe leadership stems from brands that have awareness of the impact they have on the world around them.


I encourage purpose-driven voice and invite stakeholders on interactive, co-creative journeys.


I seek skillful, sensitive design that leads to radical innovation and heightened shared value.


Supply chain disruptions are not an option. I strive for enlightenment across the entire value chain.


I encourage embedded sustainability-driven behaviors and pro-active management to drive change from within.

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