P&G’s Marc Pritchard to chair Adweek’s Sustainability Council

Adweek has formed a new Sustainability Council of 20 members for it Virtual event set for April 6-7 with Marc Pritchard, Chief brand Officer of Procter & Gamble as Chair of the council alongside Adweek’s Nadine Dietz.

The council and the event are an outgrowth of Adweek’s  focus on corporate sustainability effort.

Pritchard Stated in his a statement that: “The people we serve expect brands and companies to be a force for good for society and sustainability, while also being a force for growth in business.”

“It’s an honour to come together with such an accomplished group of leaders to identify substantive, marketing-driven actions that can help make the world a better place.” He said.

The council will focus on best-in-class practitioners who are implementing sustainable development goals, as well as best practices for consistently upholding diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives inside their companies. It’s those successes that will be highlighted at the April event.

Other members of the Council includes: Amanda Nusz, svp of corporate responsibility, Target and president, Target Foundation, Arancha Cordero, chief growth officer, Danone Waters, Billy Paretti, global CMO, Belvedere Vodka, LVMH, Moët Hennessy, Dean Aragón, CEO and vice chairman, Shell Brands International AG, Douglas Sabo, chief sustainability officer, Visa, Elmis Medina, global head of sustainability, RBI, Ezgi Barcenas, global head of sustainability, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Fiona Carter, CMO, Goldman Sach, Frank Cooper III, CMO, BlackRock, Jim Andrew, chief sustainability officer, PepsiCo, Kofi Amoo-Gottfried, vice president of marketing, DoorDash, Linh Peters, global CMO, Calvin Klein, Meg Goldthwaite, chief marketing and communications officer, The Nature Conservancy, Peter Land, chief communications and sustainability officer, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Shin-pei Tsay, global head of cities and transportation policy, Uber, Stuart Redsun, CMO, Waste Management and Virginie Helias, Chief sustainability officer, P&G

Adweek CEO Jeffrey Litvack, said: “With every year that goes by, it becomes clearer that brands cannot afford to ignore issues of sustainability.”

“We at Adweek are proud to play our part, as community builders and industry protagonists, to gather the most innovative leaders and facilitate sharing and promotion of their stories on how they are improving their companies, their industry and their planet.”


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