Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Prime Minister Trudeau to Address GLOBE 2016.
Dear Friends,
We are thrilled and honoured to share with you that The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, will deliver a keynote address to open the GLOBE 2016 Leadership Summit and Innovation Expo in Vancouver on March 2, 2016.
“The future belongs to countries and businesses that become leaders of clean technologies, innovation, and sustainability. Canada is building the partnerships and making the investments necessary to take advantage of the growing opportunities in these markets,” said Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada.
As the first major North American business event to follow COP21, GLOBE 2016 will host hundreds of leaders from industry, government, and civil society to discuss how best to maximize the economic opportunities presented by the Paris Agreement.
The Prime Minister’s remarks will set the tone for these important conversations.
We look forward to seeing you at GLOBE 2016.
Mike Gerbis, Chief Executive Officer
Nancy Wright, Chief Operating Officer
Chris Henderson, Chairman
GLOBE Series
More than 200 speakers will join Prime Minister Trudeau at GLOBE 2016, including:
Fariba Alamdari, Vice President, Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
James Alexander, Head of the Finance and Economic Development Initiative, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
Ger Baron, Chief Technology Officer, City of Amsterdam
John Battelle, Founder & CEO, NewCo
Joey Bergstein, Chief Marketing Officer, Seventh Generation
Yvo de Boer, Director General, Global Green Growth Institute
Michelle Edkins, Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Stewardship, BlackRock
Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President & CEO, Via Rail, Canada
David Gilford, Vice President & Director, Innovation & Sustainability, New York City Economic Development Corporation
Wolfgang Grosse Entrup, Senior Vice President, Bayer AG
Martin Grosskopf, Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investing, AGF Investments Inc.
Deb Frodl, Global Executive Director, ecomagination, GE
Brian Geller, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Citi
Judy Glazer, Global Head, Product & Service Sustainability, HP
Frank Jensen, Lord Mayor, City of Copenhagen
Erika Karp, Founder & CEO, Cornerstone Capital Group
Michael Kobori, Vice-President, Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.
Linda Kuhn, Senior Vice President, Sustainability & Public Affairs, Maple Leaf Foods
Amory Lovins, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute
Wen Pei Mao, Deputy Director, Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau
Richard Mattison, Chief Executive Officer, Trucost Plc
Richard Michos, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM
Tim Mohin, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
Steve Polski, Senior Director, Sustainability, Cargill
Michael Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard Business School
Thomas Odenwald, Overseas Business Development Partner, COMACO & Former Senior Vice President for Sustainability Strategies and Business Innovation, SAP
Curtis Ravenel, Global Head of Sustainability, Bloomberg LP
Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver
Glenn Schmidt, Vice President, Government and External Affairs, BMW
Arnaud Soirat, President & CEO, Primary Metal at the Aluminium Group, Rio Tinto Alcan
Stefan Sjöstrand, President, IKEA Canada
Wayne Smith, Chairman & CEO, BASF
Nelson Switzer, Chief Sustainability Officer, Nestle Waters North America
Terry Tamminen, President & Founder, 7th Generation Advisors
Trisa Thompson, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Talent and Capabilities, Dell Inc.
Scott Vaughn, President & CEO, International Institute for Sustainable Development
Harry Verhaar, Head of Global Public & Government Affairs, Philips Lighting
Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President Government Relations, Berkshire Hathaway
Lorie Wigle, Vice President, General Manager of IOT Security Solutions, McAfee, Part of Intel Security
Steve Williams, President & CEO, Suncor Energy
Liz Yee, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Solutions, 100 Resilient Cities

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