Steve Saddleback

May 5, 2023

Steve Saddleback is a member of the Samson Cree Nation located in Maskwacis, Alberta, Treaty Six Territory. He is the Director of the National Energy Business Centre of Excellence (NEBCE) at the Indian Resource Council of Canada (IRC). Steve has worked for National and International Organizations in Finance, Real Estate Investment, Banking, Economic Development, and…

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Lamé Verre

Lamé Verre is Head of Strategy, Innovation & Sustainability, Energy Customer Solutions at SSE PLC, a UK-based utility company, and a Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI). Lamé has lived, studied, and worked in Nigeria, Italy, the UK, and the US whilst travelling extensively across multiple territories during her 20+ year career in the global…

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David Schilling

Rev. David Schilling is a Senior Advisor at the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), where he works with ICCR members and allies to engage corporations, cross-sectoral and multi-stakeholder initiatives on human rights in corporate operations and global supply chains. For the past ten years, David has provided staff leadership for ICCR’s programmatic initiatives on…

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Tracy Austin

Former Executive Director, Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas and former General Manager, Corporate Communications and Sustainability, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) Tracy began her career with Mitsubishi in the 1980s and served as in-house counsel for 20 years. She had joint responsibility for both legal and public relations functions beginning in the early 1990s until 2008…

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Hannah Stutzman

Hannah Stutzman is an independent environmental expert with extensive experience in tropical forest conservation, socio-environmental issues in the Amazon, and organizational management. She served as Executive Director of the Amazon Conservation Association (ACA) from 2014-2018, a non-profit organization that unites science, innovation, and community to protect the greatest wild forests on Earth. In that role,…

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Todd Crider

S. Todd Crider, Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Vice-Chair of the Board of Rainforest Foundation US and of the Cyrus Vance Center for International Justice. Todd Crider is a law partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York City and divides his time between his firm’s New York and Sao Paulo offices. He…

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David Poritz

With his extensive knowledge of industry practices gained while living with indigenous communities and through engaging NGOs and oil and gas companies throughout Latin America for over a decade, David has developed a keen awareness and a deep intuition for the fundamental shift that is taking place in business to respond to the increasing importance…

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Tuntiak Katan

May 4, 2023

Tuntiak is an indigenous leader of the Shuar Nation of Ecuador and as of 2018 Vice Coordinator of the Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA). He began his work in the Tuutinentsa community where he became involved in supporting his organization the “Inter-Provincial Federation of Shuar Centers”. Later on, Tuntiak assumed leadership of the…

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