VELOCITY SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT 2024

OCTOBER 22-23, 2024 HYATT REGENCY | PHOENIX, ARIZONA THE PRIVATE BRAND SUSTAINABILITY EVENT The Velocity Sustainability Summit is now in its Fifth Edition and brings together executives and leaders from the Retailer-owned Brand (private brand) and Sustainability industries who are leading the way towards change.

VELOCITY SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT 20242024-04-11T10:09:12-04:00

The Future of Sustainable Private Brands & the Food Industry with Lauren Porter, HowGood

WATCH THE INTERVIEW Welcome to Velocity Talks, where we have the privilege of engaging with thought leaders in the retailer-owned brand space. In this episode, we are excited to have Lauren Porter, Director of Growth and Innovation at Howgood, join us. Howgood is the world leader in helping food companies measure and communicate

The Future of Sustainable Private Brands & the Food Industry with Lauren Porter, HowGood2023-12-21T15:14:22-05:00

The Future of Sustainability and Private Brand with Trevor Yong

WATCH THE INTERVIEW Velocity Talks: A Conversation on Sustainability and the Future of Private Brands Welcome to Velocity Talks, where Christopher Durham, the president of Velocity Institute, engages with industry leaders and discusses the latest trends and challenges in the private brand and retail sector. In this episode, he is joined by Trevor

The Future of Sustainability and Private Brand with Trevor Yong2023-11-09T09:15:43-05:00

Final Velocity Sustainability Summit Presentations Announced

In a post-COVID world, sustainability has become an inescapable buzzword, used to market everything from blue jeans to ice cream. Retailers, including Walmart, Target, Kroger, Whole Foods, Walgreens, and Amazon, have all announced sustainability initiatives and goals that feature sustainability goals for Private Brand products and packaging. The 2023 Velocity Institute Sustainability Summit, is

Final Velocity Sustainability Summit Presentations Announced2023-08-23T13:37:12-04:00

Sip sip hooray! Waitrose Debuts Compostable Tea Bags

Waitrose has announced it is the first UK supermarket to sell certified Retail-owned Brand (private brand) home compostable tea bags. All of their Duchy tea bags are now accredited with a TUV OK compost HOME certification so tea bags can be placed directly into a home compost bin or heap. This compost can then

Sip sip hooray! Waitrose Debuts Compostable Tea Bags2023-01-29T14:46:44-05:00

The undeniable truth

Retailers and private brands have seen huge disruption to their supply chains due to COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine. But this is nothing compared to the impacts to come; the effects of climate change will dwarf those felt in the last couple of years by the pandemic and global volatility. But are too

The undeniable truth2022-11-10T19:21:39-05:00

Having a more sustainable supply chain is the obvious (and only) choice

The evidence in favor of Retail Brand (private brand) supply chain sustainability has never been clearer; over 80% of your environmental and social impact comes from your supply chain. It is a no-brainer that you need to work with your suppliers to truly become a more sustainable and responsible business. It is not only

Having a more sustainable supply chain is the obvious (and only) choice2022-08-26T08:00:32-04:00

Retailers Bring Suppliers on Their Retail Brand Sustainability Journeys

Retailers can’t ace sustainability efforts on their own. It requires engaging Retail Brand (private brand) suppliers throughout almost every stage of complex sustainability journeys. In presentations at the Velocity Institute (RBI) Sustainability Summit retailers from Wakefern Food Corp., Walmart and Tesco outlined how they are bringing suppliers along on these initiatives. Wakefern Provides Supplier Guidance

Retailers Bring Suppliers on Their Retail Brand Sustainability Journeys2022-01-03T20:30:10-05:00

British Environmentalist Ella Daish to Speak at the My Private Brand Virtual Sustainability Summit

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British Environmentalist Ella Daish to Speak at the My Private Brand Virtual Sustainability Summit2021-09-15T09:39:47-04:00

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