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The Sustainability Summit is hosted by the University of Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC). The Summit will be held May 10-11, 2018 in Iowa City, and will focus on providing knowledge and tools to help individuals understand environmental and social issues that impact business. Attendees will also learn how to incorporate responsible business practices into their classroom teachings.

The details:

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      Speakers:

      • Tony Bedard | CEO, Frontier Co-op
      • Bill Blackburn | President, William Blackburn Consulting, Ltd.
      • Logan Duran | Senior Manager of Environmental Responsibility, Metrics, & Reporting, Patagonia
      • Adam Hammes | Sustainability Consultant, Speaker, & Author, Eco-Fluence
      • Courtney Moline | Sustainability Manager, Allsteel
      • Nicole Rakobitsch | Sustainability Manager, Organic Valley
      • Robynn Shrader | CEO,  National Co+op Grocers
      • Katie Wallace | Assistant Director of Sustainability, New Belgium Brewery

      Key topics that will be covered:

      • Identification of key environmental, social and market trends affecting business
      • General Business Responses
      • General Social and Market Responses
      • Specific Challenges
        • Supply chain management
        • Funding models and financing
        • Company cultures and stakeholder engagement
        • Changing consumer expectations
      • Incorporating responsible business practices into the classroom

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      Join us for this event - space is limited so be sure to register today! Additional details will be provided closer to the summit.

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