October 6, 2022 | 2:00 PM ET
As businesses continue to define what sustainability means to their company and customers, more and more employees are taking an active role in developing and managing sustainability programs. This webinar will provide information on the importance of sustainability for businesses today, including how sustainability strategies can generate financial and operational value, as well as specific initiatives within the animal protein industry. Attendee take-aways will include an understanding of key organizations and frameworks that affect protein processors. This webinar will help explain the biggest challenges faced by the industry and provide resources to help advance sustainability strategies.
Thank You to Our Generous Sponsor:
The meat industry is uniting for the future by committing to the Protein PACT, which provides robust metrics for continuous improvement in food safety, among other operational areas.
Lisa Becker is a Manager at Pinion within the firm’s sustainability division. Lisa serves growers, processors, food companies, and ag industry associations nationwide. Inspired to drive innovation throughout the agriculture industry, Lisa lends her credentials as a CPA to bring value to clients seeking sustainability services. She combines her skills in accounting, business advising, and strategic planning with her passion for sustainability consulting. This results in successful, long-term and value-add sustainability programs for our clients.
Lisa is certified in the Global Reporting Initiative’s sustainability reporting framework, a lead verifier for California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, and a trained service provider for The Sustainability Consortium’s THESIS Program. She earned her M.S. in Accounting and her B.S. in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Kelly Rhodes is a Sustainability Consultant at Pinion where she helps industry members across the supply chain build sustainability programs, develop sustainability metrics, analyze data, and report on progress on goals. Before joining KCoe, Kelly developed sustainability programs for food manufacturing companies, including building the sustainability department at PURIS. Kelly also created a pilot project to implement regenerative agriculture practices with farmers, resulting in carbon credit program enrollment. While working at Cargill, she contributed to developing their BeefUp Sustainability Initiative and created an interactive tool to model the environmental impact of cattle feed. Kelly’s direct farmer experience and in-house subject matter expertise give her a unique perspective on business needs and sustainability strategies. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN.