2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit

May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN


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Bridget Croke

Managing Director

Closed Loop Partners

Bio:

Bridget is a Managing Director and founding team member leading partnerships and external affairs at Closed Loop Partners, an investment and innovation firm working to accelerate a more circular economy.

Bridget has spent the last 20 years building movements to help drive a more sustainable economy – from the local food movement to the circular economy. This work has included a national campaign to improve quality of life with less consumption; building and executing campaign tools to move consumers to Buy Fresh, Buy Local; a start up turned growth company incentivizing consumers to recycle right and Purpose, a consultancy and incubator leveraging the tools of movement building to solve global challenges.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 11th

1:30pm - 2:30pm


Breakout Sessions (Running Concurrently)

Thomas Swain Room

Capital in Action: The Role of Catalytic Funding in Food Waste

ReFED’s analysis shows that $3B in catalytic capital is required each year to meet the goal of cutting food waste in half by 2030. What is catalytic capital, and why is it so important? This session will focus on the critical and creative role that catalytic capital plays in advancing food waste solutions, with commentary from a panel of funders on how they have deployed catalytic capital – and how it can be leveraged with other capital types to develop and scale food waste solutions.

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