How to 'B' Successful: B Lab and New Belgium Brewery "At the Epicenter"
Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (MDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
BEST ORGANICS INC & COMPASS NATURAL MARKETING PRESENT
How to "B" Successful
The Art & Science of Building a Sustainable Company
Join us "At the Epicenter" as we host pioneering B Lab Co-founder
Andrew Kassoy and Jenn Vervier, Director of Sustainability at New Belgium Brewery, for a lively discussion on redefining success in business.
Learn what it takes from entrepreneurs, policymakers, consumers, and workers to build a society in which businesses compete not just to be the best in the world, but best for the world.
Thursday, April 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
@Sterling Rice Group, 1801 13th St., Ste. 400, Boulder, CO 80302
A welcoming networking reception precedes the interactive talk.
$10 Regular Adults | $7 Nonprofit | $5 Students
$25 Group Rate (3 Regular Adult Tickets)
Learn why more than 700 companies in 60 industries across
24 countries have chosen to become B Corp certified.
B Corp certification is an innovative platform for green-conscious companies of all sizes that wish to incorporate sustainability into their business culture. B Lab, the non-profit behind B Corp, serves a global movement of entrepreneurs using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab has created powerful tools for businesses and entrepreneurs to define goals and measure success with regard to social and environmental performance, financial accountability, and transparency.
New Belgium, an award-winning craft brewery in Fort Collins, CO, is B Corp certified and is a leader in implementing and promoting social and environmental responsibility in all facets of its business operations under the guidance of Jenn Vervier.
About the Speakers
Andrew Kassoy, Co-Founder of B Lab, created the organization with longtime friends Bart Houlahan and Jay Coen Gilbert. Before leaving the private sector to form B Lab, Andrew spent 16 years in the private equity business, most recently as a Partner at MSD Real Estate Capital, an affiliate of MSD Capital. He is a Board Member of the Freelancers Union and the Freelancers Union Insurance Company and a Board Member of Echoing Green.
Jenn Vervier is Director of Sustainability and Strategy at New Belgium Brewery in Fort Collins, CO. She is responsible for the brewery's sustainability management system, corporate responsibility reporting, greenhouse gas accounting, natural resource management, legislative advocacy and philanthropy. Jenn is on the Boards of the Colorado Conservation Voters, Colorado State University’s Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Enterprise, and the Steering Committee for the American Sustainable Business Council.
At the Epicenter Sponsors
Sponsor partners include the following leaders in natural, organic and sustainable business.
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About FearLess Revolution
FearLess Revolution presents At the Epicenter live events series bringing national innovators, pioneers and leaders in the green economy to interact with business and community leaders in the Boulder/Denver region and beyond via LiveStream. FearLess Revolution is a project of the Living Green Foundation, a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization.