Assent Evolve 2024 to Feature Josh Linkner and Regulatory Experts at Upcoming Global Sustainable Supply Chain Management Event

Assent Evolve 2024 to Feature Josh Linkner and Regulatory Experts at Upcoming Global Sustainable Supply Chain Management Event

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Assent will bring together sustainability leaders to tackle the biggest challenges in product compliance and ESG

OTTAWA, Ontario — Assent, Inc. (Assent), a leading provider of sustainable supply chain management solutions, announced that Evolve 2024 will be held this year on October 9-10 in Nashville, Tennessee. Under the theme, “New Perspectives on Awakening Supply Chain Sustainability,” attendees will connect with peers, as well as regulatory and compliance experts to delve into the intricacies of sustainable supply chain management, product compliance, and ESG for manufacturers.

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Evolve brings together hundreds of manufacturers, regulatory experts and business innovators to address the challenges of navigating the changing regulatory landscape and its impact on supply chain sustainability program design, risk and strategies. Assent will also reveal the winners of Assent Achieve, the company’s inaugural customer awards program celebrating excellence in sustainable supply chain management.

“At Evolve 2024, we will unpack the complex regulatory landscape and provide manufacturers with unparalleled access to sustainability experts who understand how to mitigate supply chain risk,” said Cally Edgren, Vice President of Sustainability at Assent. “I look forward to leading several engaging sessions at Evolve to help attendees build future-proof product compliance programs and better understand global regulatory trends to help protect market access and beyond.”

In keeping with this year’s theme, “New Perspectives on Awakening Supply Chain Sustainability,” keynote speaker Josh Linkner will lead the North American event with his presentation, “The Innovative Leader: A Modern Framework for Leading with Confidence in the Face of Uncertainty and Change.” Linkner is the New York Times bestselling author of Disciplined Dreaming, as well as a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of Assent Evolve, where innovative sustainability leaders from all levels of complex manufacturing come together to drive meaningful change in the world,” said Josh Linkner. “I can’t wait to share a proven game plan for navigating uncertainty and disruption with creativity, agility, and resilience with this passionate audience.”

Assent regulatory experts, including Cally Edgren and Jared Connors, will lead a series of sessions where attendees will learn valuable insights into key regulatory issues they will face in the coming year, including PFAS, and share first-hand knowledge on how to scale your program to stay ahead of disruptions.

Evolve 2024 will also host a final keynote address, “The Realities of Risk,” moderated by General Counsel Assent, Tanya Weston, and panelists including Lynn Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell. Lynn’s expertise includes chemical hazards, exposure and risk assessment, and risk communication.

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Other speakers at the conferences include Kim Knickle, director of ESG and sustainability research at Verdantix, and a group of Assent clients who will share their insights on supply chain engagement.

“I have always found Assent events to be both valuable and fun. I am excited to be attending this year’s Nashville Evolve to share my latest insights and learn from my peers in the sustainable supply chain industry,” said Will Janisch, senior manager, global environmental compliance, Baxter International, who will join the North American panel presentation.

Tickets at our Summer Savings prices are available now. Visit: to register.

About Assent Inc.

Assent offers a leading sustainable supply chain management solution that helps manufacturers worldwide address their product compliance and ESG needs. Founded in 2010, the company helps manufacturers collect and manage the supply chain data needed to meet environmentally and socially responsible product standards. With advanced technology and deep regulatory expertise, Assent enables companies to collect data that complies with regulations and industry standards to manage risk, accelerate market access and support sustainable practices.

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