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The B Lab and Sistema B Global Network and the B Corp Climate Collective invite you to the first annual B Corp Global Climate Summit! Join the global community of B Corps as we gather for an inspirational three-day virtual summit to take collective climate action centered in people and justice.

The Summit has ended. You can view all recorded sessions via the B Corp Global Climate Summit YouTube Playlist.
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Tuesday, June 29 • 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Welcome to the B Corp Global Climate Summit (Time Option A): Key Note Speakers, Climate Justice Panel, and Call to Action
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Join us on the Global Stage as we kick off the B Corp Global Climate Summit. In this session we will tell the story of the Global B Corp Climate Collective journey thus far. We will also hear from climate justice leaders from across the globe. The agenda for this session is as follows:
  • Welcome
  • Setting the Context: Climate Justice Work in the B Corp Community
  • Q&A With Leaders from the B Corp Climate Collective
  • Lightning Talk with Gonzalo Muñoz Abogabir
  • Lightning Talk with Mitzi Jonelle Tan
  • Stretch Break with Guided Yoga by Maryam Sharifzadeh of Office Yoga
  • Panel: Climate Justice: Centering Lived Experience & Expertise for Businesses to Rethink Action
  • Closing
Please watch the conversation with our invited climate justice leaders before the event.

View the Global session slide deck here.

Speakers
avatar for René Calpanchay

René Calpanchay

Co-creator and President of the System of Indigenous Peoples (Argentina), Atacameño Grandfather
René Calpanchay, nació en la Comunidad de Susques, territorio del Pueblo Atacama ubicado en el noroeste Argentino entre 3500 a 6000 msnm.Padre de 10 hijos y abuelo de 9 nietos, de niño administró lo que tiene valor, como el agua dulce, los alimentos, el oxígeno, la vestimenta... Read More →
avatar for Mitzi Jonelle Tan

Mitzi Jonelle Tan

Climate Justice Activist, Convenor & International Spokesperson of Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), the Fridays For Future (FFF) of the Philippines
Mitzi Jonelle Tan is a full-time climate justice activist based in Metro Manila, Philippines. She is the convenor and international spokesperson of Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), the Fridays For Future (FFF) of the Philippines. She is also an organizer wi... Read More →
avatar for Gonzalo Muñoz Abogabir

Gonzalo Muñoz Abogabir

UN High Level Champion for Climate Action, B Lab Global Board Member Co-Founder of Sistema B
Nominated by the Chilean presidency and the United Nations as the High Level Climate Champion for the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC), to mobilize climate action in non- state actors around the world. Prior to this, he... Read More →
avatar for Gladys Kivati

Gladys Kivati

Founder & Executive Director (Nairobi, Kenya), Sustainable Business Consulting (a Certified B Corp)
Gladys Kivati is an inclusive business advisor and Executive Director at Sustainable Business Consulting, a Certified B Corp in Kenya. Her passion is in developing organizations and people achieve excellence in ways that foster learning, dialogue, and innovation through a collaborative... Read More →
avatar for Fátima González-Torres

Fátima González-Torres

Video Strategist and Regional Director, Ecosia (a Certified B Corp) (Berlin, Germany)
I'm a storyteller by profession and climate (justice) activist at heart. After a few years working as a journalist on international politics, I did a masters. I wrote my thesis on the benefits of a 'Green New Deal' as a new narrative for the European Union. Seeing those ideas merely... Read More →
avatar for Mark Cook

Mark Cook

Education Committee Co-Chair, Elders Climate Action (ECA) (Arizona, USA)
Mark is a retired CPA, and currently volunteers with ECA. He serves as co-chair of its Education Committee, helping to organize monthly national presentations and other action content relating to climate change and justice. ECA’s educational and collaborative efforts are rooted... Read More →
avatar for Rasheed Ajamu

Rasheed Ajamu

Curator (Philadelphia, PA, USA), Phreedom Jawn
Rasheed (he/they) is a Black, fat, and queer jawn organizing in digital and communal spaces. Rasheed is a self-pronounced Servant Leader to Black Philadelphians, as their mission is to serve as he leads and lead as he serves. Rasheed elevates stories and opportunities to aid Black... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Ellonda L. Williams

Dr. Ellonda L. Williams

Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (Philadelphia, PA, USA), B Lab
Dr. Ellonda L. Williams is the Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) at B Lab, a non-profit organization that has a vision of an inclusive and sustainable economy that creates a shared prosperity for all. In this role, she works to create a healthy, inclusive... Read More →
avatar for Dan Egol

Dan Egol

Executive Director (Washington, DC), Inclusion NextWork
avatar for Justin Wright

Justin Wright

CEO - Habitus Incorporated (a Certified B Corp), Co-Founder - B Corp Climate Collective (Cambridge, MA, USA)
Justin is the Chief Executive Officer and lead trainer, facilitator, and coach at Habitus Incorporated. He has been the lead facilitator for the B Corp Climate Collective in the US and Canada for over 3 years.In addition to his work with Habitus, Justin has served on the training... Read More →
avatar for Kim Coupounas

Kim Coupounas

Global Ambassador - B Lab, Co-Chair - B Global Climate Task Force, Co-Founder - B Corp Climate Collective (Colorado, USA
As a Global Ambassador for B Lab, Kim is advancing B Lab’s mission around the world by activating key leaders to mobilize for collective action and driving impact and systems change, including co-leading the largest mobilization of companies in history committed to Net Zero greenhouse... Read More →
avatar for Charmian Love

Charmian Love

Co-Founder & Activist in Residence, B Lab UK, Co-Chair - B Global Climate Task Force, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
avatar for Dan Osusky

Dan Osusky

B Lab - Head of Standards & Insights, B Global Climate Task Force - Standards Lead
avatar for Raj Aggarwal

Raj Aggarwal

President, Provoc (a Certified B Corp), Co-Founder, B Corp Climate Collective (BCCC), Chair, Climate Justice Learning Task Force of the BCCC (Washington, DC, USA)
avatar for Marcel Fukayama

Marcel Fukayama

Co-fundador, B Global Climate Task Force, Sistema B Brasil
Marcel Fukayama is an Impact entrepreneur. Co-Founder of Sistema B Brasil and Din4mo; Executive Director of Sistema B International. He is committed to use business as a force for good and address the climate crises and inequality. Masters in Public Administration at LSE.
avatar for Irving X. Chan Gomez

Irving X. Chan Gomez

Global Partnerships Manager, B Lab Global
avatar for Charlotte Sewell

Charlotte Sewell

Strategic Advisor - B Global Climate Task Force, Community Builder - UK21
Charlotte Sewell is a freelance facilitator and advisor focused on accelerating organizational response to the climate and ecological emergency  As strategic advisor to the B Global Climate Task Force, she supports 900+ businesses who have committed to reach Net Zero by 2030 and... Read More →
avatar for Karen Lickteig

Karen Lickteig

Community Coordinator, B Lab
Karen Lickteig currently serves as a Community Coordinator with B Lab U.S. & Canada, and Strategic Advisor for the B Corp Climate Collective. Her work centers on organizing programs and events for the community of Certified B Corporation companies, and advancing commitments to collective... Read More →
avatar for Paula Alzualde

Paula Alzualde

Articulación de la Red, B Global Climate Task Force (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Sistema B Internacional
avatar for Maryam Sharifzadeh

Maryam Sharifzadeh

Founder & CEO, Office Yoga
I don’t consider being only the second person in history to swim around San Francisco Bay my biggest accomplishment. Nor was swimming across Lake Tahoe the biggest, nor being nominated Top 22 Conscious Business Leaders by Conscious Company Media. My proudest accomplishment is founding Office Yoga in 2014. We are now the #1 workplace yoga program in the nation, we serve over 300 companies, lead more than 4,500 Office Yoga sessions, and trained over 50 instructors worldwide.Running a business is in my blo... Read More →


Tuesday June 29, 2021 2:00pm - 3:45pm UTC
Global Stage