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Melanie Levine

Manager, Food & Agriculture
World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Melanie Levine is a Manager within the Food & Agriculture Pathway at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and is based in Chicago. In this capacity she collaborates with food and agribusiness companies across the value chain on initiatives related to food systems transformation, including sustainable and healthy diets. As a part of this work, she leads WBCSD’s activities on Plant-forward Foods and Positive Consumption.

Melanie recently relocated to the US from Singapore, where she worked with WBCSD for three years, and also served as a Committee Member with Women in Agribusiness Asia (WOMAG) and a part-time lecturer on agricultural commodity markets at Nanyang Technological University.

She previously worked with the United Nations World Food Program in Cambodia, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Cocoa Foundation, and a US government contractor, Dexis Consulting Group.

Melanie holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor’s degree in government and sociology from the College of William and Mary.

Day 1 - Nov 01, 2022
10:35 AM

Presentation and Panel: Achieving Sustainability Goals – A Deeper Understanding of Challenges and Opportunities

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Don’t Miss Out.

Over the course of two days, Plant Forward will demonstrate the strength and integrity of Canada’s integrated supply chain, highlight sustainability initiatives and the latest innovations happening in Canadian crops and ingredients, and provide insights from trailblazing companies who have chosen Canada as their preferred place to invest in plant-based innovation.

Registration is now closed.


Access to all Plant Forward in-person sessions including networking opportunities.

Regular: $1050


Virtual access to event sessions, includes virtual access to all Plant Forward speaker sessions. Q&A and networking opportunities are unavailable for virtual pass.

Online only: $850

Important Registration Information:

  • Registration closes October 28
  • Early bird registration rates are available April 1 – July 31
  • Plant Forward will follow the government-mandated COVID-19 regulations in place at the time of the event
  • There will be no on-site registrations for Plant Forward. Attendees must be registered prior to coming on-site
  • View the cancellation policy here
  • See who’s attending Plant Forward!