A Green Story Webinar Series

Sustainability is for Everyone 

Friday, October 30, 2020 • 9:45 AM EST

Day 5 – Keynote Speakers

The idea of changing your lifestyle may be daunting, even if it significantly benefits the environment. Hear first-hand from people who live consciously, their journeys, hurdles and motivations. Tune in to an inspiring discussion, full of relatable narratives, to nudge you and our planet in the green direction!

Derek Sabori

Derek Sabori

Sustainability Advisor, Educator, & Entrepreneur | Moderator

Derek’s career revolves around the word Sustainability. An apparel industry veteran, a brand consultant, a college instructor, and entrepreneur, Derek helps brands, individuals, and students tackle that very word on their journey to balance the responsibilities they have to people, planet and profit; the triple bottom line as it’s known.

Myriam LaRoche

Myriam LaRoche

Apparel and Textile Sustainability Strategist | Panelist

Expert in sustainable fashion and textile circularity, Myriam Laroche has worked in the clothing industry for nearly 25 years. In 2009, she decided to devote herself to the sustainable development of methods and strategies for the design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and reusing of clothing

Lindura

Lindura

Co-founder, Plasticfree Toronto | Panelist

Lin works as a model and actress in the Greater Toronto Area. As a social media influencer, she represents sustainable brands, and showcases entrepreneurs who are reducing their environmental impact and empowering communities. In her role as Co-Founder of PlasticFree Toronto, she hosts workshops and lectures about sustainability, climate change and social justice.

Garik Himebaugh

Garik Himebaugh

Founder, Eco-Stylist | Panelist

Garik Himebaugh is the founder of Eco-Stylist, the trusted go-to source for stylish and sustainable men’s clothes. His journey led him from peace worker, to MBA student, to discovering social entrepreneurship and creating a sustainable fashion marketplace for men.

Iris Skrami

Iris Skrami

Co-Founder and CEO, Renoon | Panelist

Iris is the co-founder of Renoon, the search platform that helps conscious consumers access sustainable clothing from multiple websites at once. She started her career in innovation and FashionTech at NIKE and PVH, which she left to start Renoon and make it one of the top10 startups in FashionTech.

Watch replay of the previous sessions

OCT

26

12:00 PM EST
Carbon Offsetting 101

OCT

27

12:00 PM EST
Cultivating Carbon Free Communities

OCT

28

12:00 PM EST
UN SDGs: Our Blueprint for the Future

OCT

29

11:00 AM EST
Carbon Offsetting: the Next Step on your Sustainable Journey