A Green Story Webinar Series
UN SDGs: Our Blueprint for the Future
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 • 12:00 PM EST
Day 3 – Keynote Speakers
We’re 6 decades behind achieving our sustainability goals laid out by the UN. Learn about how carbon offsetting could be one of the lights at the end of the tunnel, to helping us achieve our goals and protect our planet. UN SDG advocates, UNFCCC program officers and UN SDG aligned fashion brands will share their take on where we stand right now and where we need to be with respect to our goals.
Co-Founder & Co-CEO of The Canvas by Querencia | Moderator
Devin Gilmartin is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Canvas by Querencia. The Canvas transforms vacant spaces into hubs focused on sustainable development and unique retail experiences. Before starting The Canvas, Devin worked at Milk Studios, Loeffler Randall and Rochambeau.
Co-Founder & Co-CEO of The Canvas by Querencia | Panelist
Tegan Maxey is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Canvas by Querencia. The Canvas transforms vacant spaces into hubs focused on sustainable development and unique retail experiences. Tegan brings a life-long passion for sustainable problem solving to The Canvas’s work to address the fashion industry’s biggest issues.
Programme Officer, UN Climate Change Secretariat | Panelist
Miguel Naranjo is Programme Officer with the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat since 2011, where he has focused on capacity building for mitigation and carbon market mechanisms, promotion of climate action among the private sector and other stakeholders, and development of tools to implement climate action
FashionTech and Sustainability consultant, Fueled | Panelist
Lara is Founder and Director at Fueled, a strategic marketing and sustainability agency for fashion brands. With a deep understanding of what makes people buy, over a decade of international experience and a passion for sustainability and fashion, Lara works with innovators and brands on a mission to change the future of fashion.
Founder and Designer, Arielle | Panelist
Arielle launched her label in 2018, after 10+ years of experience, including design roles with Rachel Comey, Alexander Wang and Madonna. Her brand reflects her personal values – Arielle is a zero-waster, climate lobbyist and sustainability consultant.
Watch replay of the previous sessions
12:00 PM EST
Carbon Offsetting 101
12:00 PM EST
Cultivating Carbon Free Communities
11:00 AM EST
Carbon Offsetting: the Next Step on your Sustainable Journey