DC Net Impact and Weber Shandwick Social Impact
Climate Communications Challenges: A Panel Discussion
WHEN: Thursday, October 18th, 6:00-8:00PM
WHAT: Join DC Net Impact and Weber Shandwick Social Impact Oct. 18th for a discussion on the challenges surrounding communicating on and advocating for climate change-related issues.
In the face of difficult economic circumstances, political polarization and the challenge of keeping energy affordable, communicating the potential impacts of climate change can be difficult. Come hear a variety of perspectives from the political, corporate and nonprofit sectors on what strategies they’ve used to translate this complex issue into understandable and persuasive terms, and what strategies have been successful in their pursuit to bring stakeholders into the cause.
- 6:00-6:30PM: Networking and refreshments
- 6:30-7:30PM: Discussion
- 7:30-8:00PM: Audience Q&A
- Cindy Drucker, Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Weber Shandwick
- Mark Grundy, Director of Communications & Network Engagement, Carbon War Room
- Alex Bozmoski, Director of Strategy & Operations, Energy & Enterprise Initiative
- Tim Juliani, Director of Corporate Engagement, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
ABOUT WEBER SHANDWICK SOCIAL IMPACT: Weber Shandwick’s Social Impact practice is a global agency team that builds integrated and insight-driven communications programs to spur engagement on pressing social issues. The group partners with corporations, nonprofits and foundations to develop strategic platforms and campaigns that reach key audiences with resonant and actionable messages on corporate social responsibility and social issues spanning global development, global health, education, and sustainability, among others.
WHERE: Weber Shandwick offices, 733 10th Street, NW, Washington, DC; event will be held in Weber Shandwick's Event Center on the 5th floor.
DIRECTIONS: In the spirit of sustainability, we encourage you to use public transport:
METRO – Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red/Yellow/Green lines) or Metro Center (Red/Orange/Blue lines)
If taking public transport is not possible, limited street parking is available nearby.
EVENT FEE: Free for DC Net Impact members, non-members and guests; refreshments will be provided.
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Pre-registration is REQUIRED to attend due to space constraints.
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