Elevating Business to Serve Humanity

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Panel with Rainn Wilson, Emily Chew, Mam-Yassin Sar, Julian MacQueen & Daryn DodsonPanel with Rainn Wilson, Emily Chew, Mam-Yassin Sar, Julian MacQueen & Daryn Dodson
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Payam ZamaniPanel with Rainn Wilson, Emily Chew, Mam-Yassin Sar, Julian MacQueen & Daryn Dodson

About the One Planet Summit

The One Planet Summit is pioneering a business philosophy that champions humanity's well-being above traditional corporate objectives. Each year, the Summit serves as a forum for leaders and visionaries, who blend business and spiritual insight, to inspire real-world solutions and foster a new community of collaborators.

one planet summit 2023

In November 2023, our inaugural event took place at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Monterey Bay. Themed 'Spiritual Capitalism,' this year's gathering brought together more than 200 participants and showcased over 30 presentations.

Thursday, November 2
7:30 – 9:00 pm pdt
Affinity Groups Welcome Dinner

Affinity Groups are an opportunity for Summit guests to meet and engage on a theme of shared-interest. Facilitators will start the conversation, ask each member of the table to introduce themselves, and invite them to share what aspect of the topic most interests them.

7:30 – 9:00 pm pdt
Bonus Program: Exclusive Late-Night Screening

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Friday, November 3
7:00 – 8:00 am pdt
morning activities

Start your day off right with one of the following: Guided Meditation, Ashtanga Yoga, or a Leadership Beach Hike.

9:30 – 11:15 am pdt
MAINSTAGE SESSION: PROFIT WITHOUT LOSS

Probing the fault lines of institutional collapse and materialism, we explore how transformations of our business ecosystems can take shape. What would an investment strategy look like that acknowledges racial and social bias? How can we reassess the definition of influence and success? How could these shifts contribute to a more inclusive and equitable landscape?

Sarah Gulbrandsen

Buyerlink
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Kevin Sabet

Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions
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Daryn Dodson

Illumen Capital
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11:15 AM – 12 pm pdt
Leading by Heart: A Fireside Chat with Julian MacQueen

Julian MacQueen

Innisfree Hotels
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12:00 – 1:30 pm pdt
Affinity Groups Luncheon

Affinity Groups are an opportunity for Summit guests to meet and engage on a theme of shared-interest. Facilitators will start the conversation, ask each member of the table to introduce themselves, and invite them to share what aspect of the topic most interests them.

2:45 – 4:30 pm pdt
MAINSTAGE SESSION: the pitch fest

Bringing together entrepreneurs at the intersection of innovation and intentionality, five founders will have the opportunity to pitch a panel of seasoned investors (and the full Summit audience) for potential funding and ongoing support from One Planet Group and its extended network. Judges: Stephen DeBerry, Shabnam Mogharabi & Shane Tedjarati

Layla Yarjani

Emerge Health
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Shub Debgupta

Predict Health
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Melissa Pancoast

The Beans
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Ami Kumordzie

Sika Health
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5:00 – 6:30 pm pdt
MAINSTAGE SESSION: Spiritual Capitalism

Questioning traditional economic paradigms, it asks, does capitalism today adequately address the challenges of scarcity of resources? Do often-underserved spiritual principles fit, or fail to fit, into current economic narratives? Can the two be combined?

Siamak Hariri

Hariri Pontarini Architects
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Layli Miller-Muro

Miller-Muro Consulting
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Randy Haykin

The Gratitude Network
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Melissa Pancoast

The Beans
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May Samali

Human Leadership Lab
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6:30 – 7:30 pm pdt
Panel: Can Spirituality and Capitalism Coexist?

In a world questioning the merits of capitalism, this panel delves into the role of spirituality in business. Can spiritual principles coexist with capitalist ambitions, or is a complete economic overhaul required? If so, what could that look like?

Mam-Yassin Sarr

Starfish International
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Julian MacQueen

Innisfree Hotels
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Daryn Dodson

Illumen Capital
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Rainn Wilson

Author, Actor, Entrepreneur
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9:00 – 10:30 pm pdt
Harmonic Prosperity: Music for the Soul

JB Eckl

Singer, Songwriter, Producer
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Eric Dozier

Recording Artist, Music Educator
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Radiance Talley

Writer, Poet, Visual Artist
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Sophia Zamani

Singer, Songwriter
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saturday, November 4
7:00 – 8:00 am pdt
morning activities

Start your day off right with one of the following: Guided Meditation, Ashtanga Yoga, or a Leadership Beach Hike.

9:30 – 11:00 am pdt
MAINSTAGE SESSION: Charting a New Path

In this final session, we'll look at the ethical landscapes of economic life. Can businesses operationalize honesty, integrity, and service? Can technology and data aid the pursuit of equity? Can success be measured as participation in shared prosperity?

Mam-Yassin Sarr

Starfish International
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Shane Tedjarati

Tribridge Group
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Rainn Wilson

Author, Actor, Entrepreneur
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11:00 – 11:15 am pdt
Lightning Insights

Three selected participants take the stage for a series of quick, 3-minute talks. Dive into their unique business perspectives and solutions in these brief but impactful presentations.

Denise Sabet

Tiny Souls Media
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Dr. Bahia Overton

Bahia Honey
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David Hemmat

Blue Coding
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11:15 am – 12 pm pdt
Reinvention: A Fireside Chat with Paul Ahlstrom

Paul Ahlstrom

Angel Studios
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Ami Kumordzie
LinkedIn

Ami Kumordzie

Founder & CEO, Sika Health
Daryn Dodson
LinkedIn

Daryn Dodson

Founder & Managing Director, Illumen Capital
Emily Chew
LinkedIn

Emily Chew

Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Calvert Research and Management
Eric Dozier
LinkedIn

Eric Dozier

Recording Artist, Music Educator
Frank Panici
LinkedIn

Frank Panici

Vice President, Norr
JB Eckl
LinkedIn

JB Eckl

Singer, Songwriter, Producer
Julian MacQueen
LinkedIn

Julian MacQueen

Founder & Chairman, Innisfree Hotels
Julie Wainwright
LinkedIn

Julie Wainwright

founder & Former CEO, therealreal
Kevin Sabet
LinkedIn

Kevin Sabet

President & CEO, Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions
Lacee Jacobs
LinkedIn

Lacee Jacobs

Founder & CEO, The H.I.P. Network
Layli Miller-Muro
LinkedIn

Layli Miller-Muro

Founder & Principal, Miller-Muro Consulting • Founder & Former CEO, Tahirih Justice Center
Mam-Yassin Sarr
LinkedIn

Mam-Yassin Sarr

President & Co-Founder, Starfish International
May Samali
LinkedIn

May Samali

Founder & CEO, Human Leadership Lab
Melissa Pancoast
LinkedIn

Melissa Pancoast

Founder & CEO, The Beans
Paola Santana
LinkedIn

Paola Santana

Founder and CEO, Glass
Paul Ahlstrom
LinkedIn

Paul Ahlstrom

Angel Studios
Radiance Talley
LinkedIn

Radiance Talley

Writer, Poet, Visual Artist
Rainn Wilson
LinkedIn

Rainn Wilson

Author, Actor, Entrepreneur
Randy Haykin
LinkedIn

Randy Haykin

Founder & Chief Purpose Officer, The Gratitude Network
Sarah Gulbrandsen
LinkedIn

Sarah Gulbrandsen

COO, Buyerlink
Sean Hinton
LinkedIn

Sean Hinton

Principal, Terbish Partners • Former CEO, Soros Economic Development Fund
Shane Tedjarati
LinkedIn

Shane Tedjarati

Chairman & CEO, Tribridge Group • Former President & CEO, High Growth Regions, Honeywell
Siamak Hariri
LinkedIn

Siamak Hariri

Founding Partner, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Sophia Zamani
LinkedIn

Sophia Zamani

Singer, Songwriter
Stephen Deberry
LinkedIn

Stephen Deberry

Founder & Managing Partner, Bronze
Steve Sarowitz
LinkedIn

Steve Sarowitz

Founder & Chairman, Paylocity • Co-chairman, Wayfarer Studios

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