Sustainable Agribusiness and Innovation

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In this edition of Canning House's Sustainable Development conference series, we consider how the evolution of Latin America's agribusiness sector, the innovative technologies that drive it, and the food and drink it produces contribute to a sustainable future for the region.

Sustainable Agribusiness and Innovation

In this edition of Canning House's Sustainable Development conference series, we focus on Latin America’s agribusiness and innovation.

The evolution of Latin America's agriculture business, the technologies that drive it, and the food and drink it produces, both for export and for domestic consumption, is a crucial cog in the region's continued drive for sustainable development. At this conference, Canning House gathers experts to discuss the industries' current sustainability credentials, and what the future may hold.

Canning House's Sustainable Development series of events and conferences focuses on the themes of the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the aims of the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in a Latin American context. This event addresses SDGs #2 Zero Hunger and #12 Responsible Consumption and Production.

We kindly suggest a donation of £10 for this event.

Please note: This event will take place across two days - 15 and 16 June.

Day 2 - 16 June, 16:00-17:00

Panel Session: Conscious Consumption & Business Practices - 16:05-16:50

Moderator: Jo Hewitt

Partner, Partner, Corporate, Governance and member of the Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group, London, Baker McKenzie 

Gustavo Idígoras

President, CIARA-CEC

Louise Herring

Founder, Food Network for Ethical Trade and Director at Herring Consultancy Ltd

Day 1 - 15 June, 16:00-17:40

Panel Session 1: Agri-Innovation - 16:05-16:50

Moderator: Alvaro Gallo

Partner, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Head of the Agribusiness Practice group in Brazil, Trench Rossi Watanabe

Gabriel Pesciallo

COO, Zen-Noh Grains Brasil

Erasmo Battistella

President, ECB Group

Mark Jarman

Head of Agriculture, Satellite Applications Catapult

Presentation - 16:50-17:05

Federica di Palma

Professional Fellow in Biodiversity, University of East Anglia

Panel Session 2: Climate Change - 17:05-17:35

Moderator: Renata Amaral

Partner and Head of the Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability practice group in Brazil, Trench Rossi Watanabe

Walner Alves Cunha

Legal Manager, Suzano

Marcello Brito

President, Brazilian Agribusiness Association

Guillermo Carvajal

Head of Sustainable & Responsible Business, Brazil and Latin America, Syngenta


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