Food Tank Washington, DC Summit 2016 – Panel: Uncommon Collaborations

“Uncommon Collaborations—Finding Solutions by Building Partnerships” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C. on April 20th at American University’s Greenberg Theatre.

The panel featured keynote speaker Jeff Dunn, President, Campbell Fresh Division, Campbell Soup Company; moderator April Fulton, National Geographic; and panelists Jason Clay, Senior Vice President, Markets; Executive Director, Markets Institute, WWF; William Burke, Research Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford University; Amanda Oborne, Vice President of Food & Farms, Ecotrust; Pam Fessenden, Director, Office of Market and Partnership Innovations, Bureau for Food Security, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); Diane Hatz, Founder and Executive Director, Change Food; and Alexander Müller, Study Leader and Steering Committee Chair, TEEBAgFood.

Panel Discussion: Why We Need True Cost Accounting

Plenary Discussion : Why we need True Cost Accounting

Moderator: Danielle Nierenberg, President and Co-Founder, Food Tank

Alexander Müller, Study Lead, TEEB AgFood

Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of Sustainability, George Washington University

Steve Hilton, CEO, Crowdpac, author and former Director of Strategy for UK Prime Minister, David Cameron

The Costs and Benefits of Agriculture

As climate leaders gather in Paris for the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties (COP21), farmers and food leaders are paying close attention to negotiations, which will determine how global environmental policy will continue to affect the food system. [Read full article]