Consumer Activism: A New Economy of Social Change, Hosted by Purpose

hosted by SMW New York

Hosted at the People & Society Hub at The Paley Center for Media

Start: Monday, 07 Feb 2011 09:00

End: Monday, 07 Feb 2011 11:00

  • Consumer Activism: A New Economy of Social Change, Hosted by Purpose

    Event Description:

    21st century problems like the climate crisis or rising concentration of wealth require both huge global policy change and rapid, large-scale consumer change. Through movement building techniques, we can help consumer recognize their collective buying power as a driver of lasting change. Contributors will discuss the potential for change using consumer power and key brand partnerships to solve major global problems.


    • Moderator: Alnoor Ladha, Director of Strategy, Purpose
    • Jeffrey Hollender, Founder/ Former CEO, 7th Generation
    • Phil Radford, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA
    • Eliza Esquivel, Planning Director, TBWA/ Author of Social Activism 2.0
    • Ian Yolles, Cheif Sustainability Office, Recycle Bank
    • Danielle Sacks, Senior Writer, Fast Company


    Coffee & Breakfast snacks will be provide by Whole Foods

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    25 West 52nd Street Kissinger Room 10103 New York United States of America
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