Cannabis Sustainability Symposium Cannabis Sustainability Symposium
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

- MDT
Environmental Standards and Regulations
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Ben Gelt
Ben Gelt
Cannabis Certification Council, Chair
Jackee Riccio
Jackee Riccio
Cannabis for Conservation, Executive Director
Margaret Mantor
Margaret Mantor
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Harry Etra
Harry Etra
HXE Partners, CEO

As the cannabis industry sends its roots down, the standard in which the plant is grown differs from state to state and grow to grow. The need for transparency on whats in our cannabis and how it's grown is becoming a increased demand amongst consumers. This panel will discuss the environmental standards and regulations for cultivating cannabis.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

- MDT
Implementing the Safe and Circular Economy Design into the Cannabis Industry
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Howie Fendley
Howie Fendley
Avocado Sustainability Advisors, Co-Founder
Jackee Riccio
Jackee Riccio
Cannabis for Conservation, Executive Director
Kate Christian
Kate Christian
EcoCycle, Corporate Sustainability Manager

Discussion on the positive business benefits of sustainability and circular product design. This panel willl share case studies and specific examples of business value realized by small and large companies through the implementation of strategies focused on: material health and safety, design for the circular economy, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, permaculture and social equity.