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One of the strengths of SPLC Summits is the cross-pollination of ideas between professionals working on sustainable purchasing in a variety of sectors and regions. Attendees at last year’s Summit raved about the fruitful conversations they had when collaborating across these differences:

Karen Cook, County of Alameda
“The Summit is a great event to stretch your professional knowledge, build networks for collaboration, and reinvigorate your passion for the work. This was my fifth summit, and I continue to be impressed by the quality of the people and the program.”

Judy Panayos, Sodexo
“The Summit is truly an amazing way to connect with peers, learn from them and go back to work energized to continue the mission to make our sourcing dollars have a positive impact on the world.”

Billy Linstead Goldsmith, Fair Trade USA
“There is not another space in the sustainable purchasing space quite like the SPLC Summit. There are a lot of gatherings focused on sustainability, a lot on purchasing/procurement, and a lot on supply chains, but not a lot that brings all of those together. “

2018 Attendees

7X EnergyFedExPharos Systems
Able ServicesFirst Climate Markets AGPlastic Pollution Coalition
AccentureFordamn University School of LawPost Holdings
AflacForest Stewardship Council U.S.Procter & Gamble
Aligned IncentivesGeneral MillsPublic Services & Procurement Canada
Alliant ConsultingGeorgetown UniversityPurdue University
Allstate Insurance CompanyGIGAREDF
ALOMGlobal Compact Network USAReeve Consulting
AmazonGlobal Ecolabelling NetworkResource Recycling Systems
American MeetingsGlobal Fashion MissionResponsible Purchasing Network
American Sustainable Business CouncilGOJO Industries Inc.Responsible Steel
American Water CompanyGoogleRijkswaterstaat - Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
Anderson BurtonGovernment of Nova ScotiaRivanna Natural Designs
ANSIGreen Chemistry in Commerce CouncilRoppe Holding Company
Apex Clean EnergyGreen Electronics CouncilRose International
AramarkGreen Seal Royal Philips
Arizona State UniversityGreen-e | Center for Resource SolutionsRRS
AvendraGreenCircle CertifiedRubicon Global
Avery DennisonGSA, Office of Federal High-Performance BuildingsSalesforce
Bank of AmericaHennepin CountySamasource
Baxter InternationalHiltonSan Francisco Dept. of Environment
Best BuyHPSandia National Laboratories
BIFMAICAMS NetworkSchneider Electric - Energy & Sustainability Services
Biomimicry 3.8IERS, LLC / VitalMetrics GroupSee Sustainable Solutions LLC
Bloomberg LPIndustrial EconomicsSGIA
BlueGreen AllianceIngersoll RandShaw Industries
BNSF RailwayInitiative for Responsible MiningSlade Gorton Company
Bon Appétit Management CompanyInterfaceSocial Hotspots Database
Booz Allen HamiltonInternational Corporate Accountability RoundtableSodexo
BRE AmericaInternational PaperSonoco
Brightworks SustainabilityISM-Twin CitiesSpecialty Graphic Imaging Association
Brotherton PipelineJohns ManvilleSphere-E
BSI Supply Chain Services & SolutionsJohnson & JohnsonStaples
Building Maintenance ServiceJPMorgan Chase & CompanyState of California/Department of General Services/Procurement Division
Business Alliance for a Local Living Economy (BALLE)Kaiser PermanenteState of Hawaii
C-Change LabsKimberly-ClarkState of Minnesota, Department of Administration, Office of State Procurement
Caesars EntertainmentKing County, WashingtonState of Oregon DAS Procurement Services
California Department of General ServicesKohler Stearns County
California Department of TransportationKuhn Associates Sustainability AdvisorsSuperior Essex
CalPineEnergySolutionsLacas CoffeeSustainability Made Simple
CBRELC BioPlasticsSustainable Forestry Initiative
CDPLiberty PowerSustainable Global Resources
Center for Environmental HealthLifeworksSustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
ChemoursLockheed MartinSustainable Solutions Corporation
Cintas CorporationLos Alamos National LaboratorySustrana
Cisco SystemsLos Angeles Department of Water and PowerTasty Catering
Citigroup Inc.Macalester CollegeTCO Development
City of Los Angeles, Bureau of SanitationMacy'sTelecommunications Industry Association
City of Portland, OregonMakambako Town CouncilTennant Company
City of Saint Paul, MinnesotaMakersiteTessy Plastics
City of Santa Monica, CaliforniaMarriott InternationalThe Ashkin Group
City of Seattle, WashingtonMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyThe Repair Association
Climate EarthMedtronicThe Sustainability Consortium
Clintar Commercial Outdoor ServicesMerck and Co.Tillamook County Creamery Association
Comcast CorporationMGM Resorts International Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Commonwealth of MassachusettsMichigan State UniversityTreeZero Paper Co.
Concentric Impact, SPCMicrosoftTrucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices
Corning IncorporatedMidwest FoodsTruth Studio
CorpWatchMilliken & CompanyTÜV Rheinland
County of Alameda, CaliforniaMinistry of Infrastructure and the EnvironmentU.S. Department of Energy
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation InstituteMinnesota Department of AdministrationUL Environment
CSU Office of the ChancellorMinnesota Housing Finance AgencyUltra Green Packaging
CubeHydroMinnesota Pollution Control AgencyUN Environment Programme
Cushman and WakefieldMolson CoorsUNEP
Dakota County, MinnesotaMultnomah County, OregonUnited Nations Global Compact
Dallas Area Rapid TransitMy Green LabUnited Soybean Board
Dallas County Community College DistrictNational AquariumUnited States Department of Energy
Davies OfficeNational Association of State Procurment OfficialsUnited States Environmental Protection Agency
DellNational Joint Powers AllianceUnitedHealth Group
DeloitteNativeEnergyUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
DomtarNextEra Energy ResourcesUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Duane MorrisNGLCCUniversity of Iowa
EarthXNielsenUniversity of Michigan
EcolabNRGUniversity of Minnesota
ecomedesOffice DepotUniversity of North Texas
ecoThynkOhio State UniversityUniversity of St. Thomas
EcoVadisOne Boat CollaborativeVada Vented Roofs
EdelmanOperational Services DivisionValent BioSciences
Element MarketsOracleVerego
Emory UniversityOregon Dept of Environmental QualityVertaeon
Environmental InitiativeOrionVF Corporation
EPAORISE/ORAU/SmartWayVitalMetrics Group
Eureka RecyclingPacific Gas & ElectricVizient
ExxonMobilPeerless PlasticsWAP Sustainability Consulting
Facility Sourcing DirectPencilbox Washington State Department of Ecology
Fair Trade USAPennsylvania State UniversityWAXI
Faire INCPeriscope HoldingsWells Fargo
Farm ForwardPharos SystemsWORK+SHELTER
Who attends?
Professionals in the private, public and nonprofit sectors working to advance sustainability in the multi-trillion dollar institutional purchasing marketplace. Here are just a few of the titles of participants in the 2018 Summit:

  • Chief Procurement Officer
  • VP Strategic Sourcing
  • VP Supply Chain
  • Senior Director of Finance
  • AVP, University Business Services
  • Director, Contract Administration
  • Director, Strategic Sourcing
  • Associate Director, Purchasing
  • Sustainability Leader, Supply Chain
  • Sustainable Procurement Coordinator
  • National Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability
  • Senior CSR Analyst
  • President & CEO
  • Principal
  • Certification Officer
  • Sustainability Communications Manager
  • Standards & Quality Control Manager
  • Senior Regulatory Counsel
  • VP Value Chain Outreach
  • Program Manager