CTSBC Partner Events

American Sustainable Business Council

The Case for Pricing Carbon & How US Businesses Can Tackle Climate Change

Join U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Brian Schatz in a live discussion about a national carbon tax and the critical role American businesses can play in pushing Congress and the White House to address climate change. Given the Drumpf Administration’s withdrawal from the Paris Accord and the next UN Climate Change Conference scheduled for Bonn, November 6th to 17th, it’s important for the private sector’s voice to be heard.

Where: Webinar
When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
Website: Click here to register

CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs

CT Offshore Wind Forum

Come join a dialogue with CT’s labor, religious, business and environmental leaders about how the region’s offshore wind development can bring jobs, clean air, and clean energy to our communities. Listen to labor leaders from neighboring states talk about their successful campaigns to win a commitment to offshore wind energy. Discuss how we can build a similar campaign here in CT.

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:00 am – Noon (8:30 am Registration, coffee & bagels)
Where: IBEW Local 90 Union Hall, 2 North Plains Industrial Rd, Wallingford, CT
Website: Click here to register

American Sustainable Business Council

SustyBiz17: Advancing Sustainability in the Drumpf Era

ASBC’s 6th annual sustainable business & policy summit brings together company leaders, elected officials, think-tanks and media to understand and share best practices and reality-based policy initiatives. Gather with hundreds of business leaders from a wide range of companies who understand the interdependence of people, planet and profit. Explore together how public policy and market dynamics can be used to build a more sustainable economy. Get the tools to tell your representative what your business really want from government to create an economy that works for all.

When: Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm – Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Where: Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Website: Register here

Other Events

Connecticut Green Building Council

The 2017 Green Building Awards ceremony

A Green Advocate award will be given to an environmental steward showing excellence in promoting sustainability through education, example, outreach, and leadership. Individuals, organizations, or municipalities are eligible to be nominated as Green Advocates. Nominate a candidate before September 19.

When: November 2, 2017 (Save-the-Date)
Website: Click here to learn more


Connecticut Sustainability Conference

Learn how companies are becoming more successful and profitable by incorporating energy and environmental sustainability into their business plans. Among the topics are: Water as a Commodity, Making Your Waste Stream a Revenue Stream, and Energy 3.0: New Trends and Opportunities. Experts from several companies, including Nestle Waters NA and Albert Bros Scrap Metal Recycling, explain how to control costs for items like water consumption with no negative impact on products or operations, and how to profit off the waste stream. Aerospace and non-aerospace manufacturers are strongly encouraged to attend. CBIA and Pratt & Whitney are hosting this program.

When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:30 am – 12:15 pm
Where: Pratt & Whitney Hangar/Museum, 482 Airport Ave, East Hartford, CT 06118
Cost: CBIA Member or Pratt & Whitney supplier $75, Non-member $100
Website: Click here to register