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Event Date Tue Nov 30 UTC (7 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Nov 30 4:00am - Tue Nov 30 1:10pm
Location Live Event
Region All

This event will showcase the work of pioneering farmers, agri-food companies, investors, and other key stakeholders around the world whose bold and scalable approaches are reducing the negative impacts of food production on the environment and society. We will ask what food systems leaders and investors are doing differently to produce growth that is in harmony with the needs of the environment and society without sacrificing profit.

Central Themes
• Funding
How can sufficient funds be unlocked for the shift to sustainable food systems?

• Sustainability
How is land use changing to bring it in line with global net-zero targets?

• Game-changing agri-tech
How are Edge computing, automation and AI transforming the outlook for farming and agriculture?

• Green Growth
Investors are focussing more on environmental and social concerns. What are the fastest-growing food and agri-tech segments exciting their interest?

• Regulatory balancing act
As players like Uber and Deliveroo enter a lightly regulated market, how is legislation keeping pace with new developments whilst also playing its part to incentivise innovation?

• Trade & Competitiveness
What does the future shape of global trade look like, and how will flows of food back and forth across the world change? What do consumers want and how will this change?


2021 Speakers

H.E. Mariam Almheiri
Minister for Climate Change and Environment, UAE

Jim Andrew
Chief Sustainability Officer, PepsiCo

Rob Appleby
Founder, The Cibus Funds

Barbara Baarsma
CEO, Rabo Carbon Bank, Rabobank

Ezgi Barcenas
Chief Sustainability Officer, AB InBev

Steve Barnard
Co-founder, President & CEO, Mission Produce

Dominic Blakemore
CEO, Compass Group

Patrick Brown
CEO, Impossible Foods

Lisa Dyson
Founder & CEO, Air Protein

Bruce Friedrich
Founder & Executive Director, The Good Food Institute

Irina Gerry
Chief Marketing Officer, Change Foods

Santiago Gowland
CEO, Rainforest Alliance

Adamou Nchange Kouotou
Founder & CEO, Agrix Tech

Roger Lienhard
Founder and Chairman, Blue Horizon

Xin Yi Lim
Executive Director, Sustainability and Agricultural Impact, Pinduoduo

Ikenna Nzewi
CEO and co-founder, Releaf

Roel Messie
Chief Executive and Investment Officer, IDH

Pradeep Prabhala
Partner, McKinsey & Company

Alice Ruhweza
Africa Region Director, WWF

Rebecca Shaw
Chief Scientist, WWF

Marika McCauley Sine
Vice President, Global Sustainability, Mars Petcare

Liz Specht
Director of Science and Technology, The Good Food Institute

Tim Spector
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London

Roy Steiner
Senior Vice President, The Rockefeller Foundation

Richard Swannell
International Engagement Director, WRAP

Awa Thiam
Founder, Lifantou

Didier Toubia
Co-founder & CEO, Aleph Farms


Clive Cookson
Science Editor, Financial Times

Judith Evans
Consumer Industries Correspondent, Financial Times

Barney Jopson
Executive News Editor, Financial Times

Henry Mance
Chief Features Writer, Financial Times

Emiko Terazono
Commodities Correspondent, Financial Times

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• McKinsey & Company