The B-Corp Business Case: The Pros, The Cons & The Process: March 19th 5:30pm – 8pm

CT Sustainable Business Council is commited to providing programming that explores best practices in business sustainability. Certifications are an important component of measuring success in a way that is transparent and consistent across industry sectors.

B Corp certification is a third-party certification utilizing an assessment to measure a company’s social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. More than 3,200 Certified B Corporations in over 150 industries and 71 countries have achieved certification.

Join CTSBC for a dynamic, rapid-fire presentations from three sustainable business leaders and panel discussion on a range of perspectives and experiences pursuing B-Corp Certification.

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5:30 pm – Registration. Please bring photo ID

6 pm – Welcome Remarks. Kristen Sullivan, Deloitte

Opening Remarks. Heather Burns, CT Sustainable Business Council

Sponsor Announcement. Sheri Borelli, Avangrid, Business Sustainability Commitment (BSC)

6: 20 pm Presentations:

Robert Hendrick, Bigelow

James Osborn, Envest Asset Management

Eric Francis, Trifecta Ecosystems

6: 45 pm Moderated Panel Discussion and Q&A

7:15 pm – Networking, Food & Beverage

8 pm – Adjourn

Heavy hors d’oeuvres include a signature, low-carbon footprint menu, sustainable wine courtesy of EnvestAM as well as sustainably sourced Asarasi Sparkling Tree Water and Certified Fair-trade, custom engraved chocolates from family-owned, mission-driven Noteworthy Chocolates.

You will meet folks from the C&I CLM team from Avangrid as a sponsor of this event, as well as sustainable business leaders, sustainable and corporate social responsibility professionals, social entrepreneurs and impact investors. Registration is required and closes March 15.

Meet new people working in the field such as sustainable business leaders, CSR professionals, social entrepreneurs, impact investors and others working to create positive change. JOIN US!