Conrad MacKerron is senior vice president at As You Sow, a non-profit that promotes corporate social responsibility through shareholder advocacy. MacKerron manages corporate dialogues and initiatives on social and environmental issues. He specializes in recycling and resource efficiency of products and packaging. His current focus challenges consumer brands to stop plastic pollution by making plastic packaging recyclable, taking financial responsibility for recycling, and reducing use of plastic overall. He was formerly director of social research at Piper Jaffray Philanthropic & Social Investment Consulting and Washington Bureau Chief for <em>Chemical Week</em>. He is author of <em>Business in the Rainforests: Corporations, Deforestation and Sustainability</em>.
I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.