What does the next horizon of sustainability mean for business?
Jan 10, 2013
from 07:30 am to 09:30 am
|Where||White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch St, Portland, OR 97209|
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Oregon Environmental Council is pleased to present our Business and Environment Forum, Sustainability 3.0: The Next Generation of Sustainable Business Practices.
Successful companies are creating competitive advantages and market opportunities by embracing emerging trends in sustainability. Valuing natural capital and creating collaborative sustainability approaches are changing the way companies innovate. Join us on January 10 in Portland to learn what other companies are doing and how your organization can be positioned to lead in these areas in the coming years.
When: January 10, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30 AM (7:30 registration, breakfast and networking. Program starts at 8 sharp)
Where: White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch St., Portland, OR
Cost: $35 ($25 for OEC members) including light breakfast. Space is limited.
Jib Ellison, Founder and CEO of BluSkye, works with Fortune 50 companies to transform markets—and create new ones. Recent clients include Hilton, Microsoft, Sony, Staples and Walmart. Mr. Ellison will provide unique insight into the emerging trends in corporate sustainability based on his extensive experience, using case studies to illustrate how they add value, and how our governments can offer support through smart, sustainable innovation.
Following Mr. Ellison, John Jackley from Portland Development Commission will share new information about how the agency will be pursuing social equity in economic development, and Scott Lewis from Brightworks will share his insights on what local firms can do to capitalize on emerging trends.
Space is limited so reserve your ticket today and be a part of this exclusive business networking event.