BUILDING A CULTURE OF SUSTAINABLE WELL-BEING
Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Where: Cigna, 900 Cottage Grove Road, Bloomfield, CT
Price: $25 (CTSBC members), $40 (non-members)
WEBINAR: Carbon Pricing in Business, Government & Higher Education
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Recording: Carbon Pricing Webinar
Carbon Pricing in Business, Government & Higher Education
Time: 1:45 – 5:00 pm
Where: Yale University, Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511
ASBC Sustainable Business & Advocacy Summit: “Making Capitalism Work for All”
At ASBC, we know capitalism is still a world-class force for progress and freedom – but it needs a course correction to keep going strong.
Confidence in America’s political and economic institutions is fading fast. CEOs, experts and citizens left and right see erosion of opportunity, systemic economic inequality and a stagnating middle class. They’re urging a course correction for capitalism that will revitalize our market-based economy with innovative reforms – and you can help chart that course. Join American Sustainable Business Council, the nation’s leading voice for responsible business thought and advocacy, as we tackle issues that will impact your operations and the economy in 2020 and beyond.
-Understand the root causes of why our market-based economy often fails the poor and middle class.
-Dialogue with business and political leaders, journalists and activists from the left, right and center on the future of capitalism – and what can be done to shore it up.
Network with like-minded business leaders from around the country.
-Hear how state and federal policymakers are dealing with income inequality, climate change, deteriorating infrastructure and more.
-Meet with members of Congress in both parties and advocate for policy changes and bipartisan ideas to foster a vibrant, just and sustainable economy.
When: December 10 – 11, 2019
Where: • Washington, D.C.
Cost: $150-$475. Click registration link for more information.
Connecticut Chapter of Conscious Capitalism
Meet Connecticut business leaders who are harnessing the power of Conscious Capitalism to attract customers, retain employees increase productivity, improve profits, and change our world for the better!
Our Keynote Speaker is Raj Sisodia, FW Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and co-founder of Conscious Capitalism is the keynote speaker. This will be followed by an engaging panel discussion with Jill Hummel, President & General Manager, Anthem BCBS of Connecticut; JP Hernandez, CEO of American Dream Clean; and Trish Karter, CEO of Chabaso Bakery in New Haven.
When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
Where: New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511 Cost: Tickets are $70, which includes a delicious full breakfast.
B Corporation Panel Discussion
“I hope that 5 years from now, 10 years from now, we’ll look back and say B Corporations were the start of a revolution. The existing paradigm isn’t working anymore – this is the future”
~ Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia
Join Patagonia Westport and Impact Growth Partners for a lively discussion regarding B Corp Certification and its benefits. We will be hosting representatives from ATHLETA, BEAUTYCOUNTER, CABOT CHEESE, EILEEN FISHER, joined by CT STATE SENATOR WILL HASKELL
Refreshments will be served. Come learn more about for-profit companies that meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.
Stay up to date via Instagram: @patagoniawestport
When: Thursday, June 27, 6:45-8:30 PM Where: 87 Post Road East, Westport, CT, 06880 Cost: Free
Earth, Wine and Fi-nance
An Event About Sustainability: Making An Impact Is Easier Than You Think
Held exclusively for Women to inspire conversation on how individuals and organizations are bringing sustainability to your doorstep. Experts in their fields, our panelists are leaders of Connecticut-based enterprises with a mission to making our lives much more sustainable.
When: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Serendipity Labs, 700 Canal Street, Stamford, CT 06902
Cost: $20 per person with all proceeds benefiting the Sierra Club of Connecticut. Hors d’oeuvres & Wine will be provided. (TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND NOT SOLD AT THE DOOR)
Sustainable CT: Inspiring and Accelerating Sustainability in Our Communities
Guests will learn about Sustainability in Connecticut, and how everyone can get involved.
Join us at the Connecticut Science Center to hear from Lynn Stoddard, Executive Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University, with welcoming remarks from Martin Guay, VP Business Development at Stanley Black & Decker, and Claudia Reuter, Managing Director, STANLEY+Techstars.
When: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Where: Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103
Yale Center of Business and Environment (CBEY)
When: Friday, November 2, 2018, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Yale School of Management, 165 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT, 06511
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Stamford 2030 Annual Change Makers Awards
Stamford 2030 is hosting their 4th Annual Change Makers Awards! This celebration honors Stamford 2030 District participants who are sustainability leaders in the areas of ENERGY, WATER, TRANSPORTATION AND RESILIENCY.
When: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Stamford, TBD
Connecticut Green Building Council, Sustainable CT and CTSBC
Join three of the state’s “green” business organizations for a tour of the Gold LEED certified Science Building, drinks, sustainable food and great conversation
When: September 24, 2018
Where: Southern Connecticut State University, Science Building
Click here to Register
DRIVING & PROTECTING LONG-TERM VALUE THROUGH SUSTAINABILITY - BY DELOITTE
A panel discussion on how companies are driving and protecting long-term value through ESG performance.
When: September 17, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Where: Deloitte, 695 East Main Street, Stamford, CT 06901
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CT Green Bank Presents: Expanding Solar PV Finance and Markets in Connecticut
When: Thursday, August 2, 2018 1 – 2:30 PM