Date: February 14, 2019
Time: 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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Gain insight into creating a more sustainable, earth-friendly business in a three-part Business for Goodseries for business leaders, entrepreneurs and sustainability officers at Central Exchange.

The lunch workshops will be presented by Sami Aaron, founder of The Resilient Activist, a non-profit environmental and nature-connected community resource. Aaron organized the committee that manages the Pollinator Prairie in Olathe KS, a restored toxic waste Superfund site that is now a demonstration area for growing native plants in suburban gardens. Her presentations will focus on ways to influence organizations for a more sustainable business model.

The events will be held at Central Exchange, 1020 Central St., Suite 100, Kansas City, MO. They are free for Central Exchange members and $35 per workshop for non-members. Register for each event at Central Exchange. For more information, contact Kayla Perry at kaylah@centralexchange.org.

Events include:

Global shifts toward People, Planet, Profit

Thursday, February 14; 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This session will examine the progression from corporate sustainability to social entrepreneurship, with an eye for future and regenerative processes.

KC Snapshot and Resources 

Thursday, February 28; 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Learn about local Kansas City business organizations that prioritize people, planet and profit through education, programming and resources. A focus will be on five areas that businesses can address to be environmentally supportive and generate profit.

Inspiration and Action

Thursday March 14; 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Participants will prepare “next steps” develop Business for Good plans that support people, planet and profit. This will include timelines, resources and community support for successful plans.

Central Exchange is Kansas City’s largest women’s leadership organization. Its founding members are some of Kansas City’s most prominent women civil rights, women’s rights and community advocates.

All of the workshops will be held at Central Exchange Downtown, 1020 Central St., Suite 100, Kansas City, MO. Each event costs$35 for the public and care free for Central Exchange members. Learn more and register at Central Exchange. CentralExchange.org

 

 

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