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Eden Project to open Sustainability in Licensing Conference

Tue 15 Jun 2021 | 10:15 am GMT
Michelle Urquhart | Products of Change Writer

Eden Project. Image: Hufton Crow

David Harland and Dan Ryan from the Eden Project will highlight the importance of building a better future for the next generation in their opening talk. Following a successful 2020, the Sustainability in Licensing Conference (SILC) is back and will run digitally over two days (24 - 25 June). The conference is dedicated to showcasing the future of where the licensing industry needs to be and will be opened by David Harland (CEO) and Dan Ryan (learning curator) from the Eden Project, highlighting the importance of building a better future for the next generation. The full agenda of speakers has now been published and includes talks from: - Sine Klitgaard Møller and Michael Thejl Nielsen, LEGO: The importance of sustainable change within the toy industry - Jonathan Watson, The Insights Family: Latest on sustainable insights - Richard Lim, Retail Economics: Sustainable trends at retail and with consumers - Gavin Ellis, Hunbbub: Marketing for behavioural change - Paul Earnshaw, Tesco: Sustainable grocers - Jade Snart and Melanie Wilson, George at Asda: Future technologies to build a more sustainable business - Amelia Jory, Zuru: Sustainable journey in toy - Hannah Mills and Kate Worlock, Sail GP: Sport as a driver for social change There are also panel discussions on sustainability in fashion retail, gaming for social change and plastics policy and legislation. See the full agenda here. “We have pulled together an incredible roster of speakers from across the industry; and beyond,” says Helena Mansell-Stopher, curator of SILC and founder of Products of Change (owner and organiser of SILC). “The keynote speeches, insightful talks and panel discussions will cover what we in the industry can do to further improve our activities to plan for a more sustainable future. We’ll be covering new innovative technologies that prove change is possible (and profitable), we’ll hear from financial institutions on what sustainable finance is available, as well as how to market brands to future generations who are ever-more environmentally-conscious.” As well as access to the two-day conference, delegates will also be able to check out the content on-demand for 30 days afterwards. Tickets to SILC are just £100 (+VAT) and are available from www.sustainabilityinlicensing.com, or from Clare Hollick of Createvents (event support) on clare@createvents.co.uk or by calling 0118 334 0085. Products of Change members can get 20% off ticket prices.
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