Center for Retail Transformation Hosts Panel on Retail's Sustainability Imperative - April 14


On Thursday, April 14th, at 12 noon, The Center for Retail Transformation will be hosting a panel on retail’s sustainability imperative. 
Attendees will learn about the challenges and opportunities facing retail businesses as they seek to improve their sustainability footprint, be it sourcing and materials, managing returns and resale, utilizing data to enable a circular economy, or nudging consumers to engage in sustainable behavior.  
The Panelists include:

  • Adam Seigel, CEO, and Co-Founder, Recurate, a tech-enabled resale service empowering retailers to launch an integrated resale channel.  
  • Julie Channing, Former Global VP of Marketing, Allbirds, the first person hired at Allbirds to build the brand ground up 
  • Navjit Bhasin, Founder and CEO, Newmine, first applied AI SaaS retail returns company, and
  • Paula Beckel, Director Retail & Consumer Goods, Microsoft, a 20-year industry veteran having worked at Target and Macy’s before Microsoft. 

The session will be co-moderated by Dr. Mehmet Altug. 
Sponsored by Microsoft, and part of the transforming retail series, this panel features experts who will engage in a candid 360-degree conversation on the challenges facing retailers as they seek to improve their sustainability footprint from a retailer, supplier, solution provider, and consumer perspective. There will be a focus on practical steps retailers can take to improve their sustainability initiatives.