Women Leading Green: At the Epicenter
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (MST)
PRODUCED BY BEST ORGANICS INC. AND COMPASS NATURAL LLC
Women Leading Green: A Conversation with
Hunter Lovins, Founder, Natural Capitalism Solutions
Kim Coupounas, Co-founder, GoLite
Brook Eddy, Founder and CEO, Bhakti Chai
Hunter Lovins Kim Coupounas Brook Eddy
Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
@ Sterling Rice Group, 1801 13th St., Suite 400, Boulder, CO 80302
A Welcoming Networking Reception Precedes the Interactive Talk
$10 Regular Admission | $7 Nonprofit Admission | $5 Student Admission
*New* $25 Group Rate (3 Regular Adult Admission Tickets)
Join us on February 12 in Boulder "At the Epicenter" for a unique, interactive conversation with a powerhouse panel of leading women "ecopreneurs" including Hunter Lovins, Kim Coupounas and Brook Eddy, hosted by Seleyn DeYarus of Best Organics.
Hunter Lovins, President and Founder, Natural Capitalism Solutions
Trained as a sociologist and lawyer, Hunter Lovins is a world-renowned author, President and founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions, a professor of sustainable business management, and a sought-after expert in sustainable solutions for businesses, corporations and governments worldwide. Based in Boulder, Hunter was named Time Magazine 2000 Hero of the Planet and in 2009 Newsweek named her a "Green Business Icon."
Kim Coupounas, Co-founder and Chief Sustainability Officer, GoLite
Kim Coupounas is Co-founder and Chief Sustainability Officer of GoLite, the premier global manufacturer of lightweight, high performance, socially responsible apparel and equipment designed for outdoor athletes. Kim also served as the company's CEO until 2008, and is former Chair of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), representing the $646 billion active outdoor recreation industry. Kim also served on OIA's Sustainability Working Group.
Brook Eddy, Founder and CEO, Bhakti Chai
With a degree in Social Policy, Brook Eddy traveled to India in 2002, where she discovered masala chai tea. Back in the U.S., she created her own recipe, which was so well received by family and friends that she founded Bhakti Chai in 2006. Today, Bhakti is emerging as a brand leader in the organic, fair trade tea and ready to drink categories. The Bhakti philosophy - devotion through social action - continues to drive the company's business practices.
Seleyn DeYarus, CEO, Best Organics Inc.
Seleyn DeYarus is Co-founder of At the Epicenter and CEO of Best Organics Inc., an organic and sustainable brands promotion company and provider of America's Best Organics gift basket collections. Seleyn is a former environmental consultant for international business strategist Booz Allen Hamilton, and she served as an intern in the White House's Speech Writers Research Office, where she was personally selected by President Reagan himself.
At the Epicenter Sponsors
Sponsor partners include the following leaders in natural, organic and sustainable business.
At the Epicenter | Bringing Sustainable Business Leaders Together
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About An Evening at the Epicenter
An Evening at the Epicenter is a series of interactive talks for entrepreneurs and business and community leaders in the $300-billion market for natural, organic, sustainable and socially responsible products and services. An Evening at the Epicenter is produced by Best Organics Inc., a leading organic gift and brand promotions company; and Compass Natural LLC, a leader in LOHAS communications, public relations, strategic marketing and business development.
Launched in 2010, An Evening at the Epicenter has featured Bill McKibben, Founder of 350.org; John Elstrott, Chair of Whole Foods Market; local economies expert and author Michael Shuman; Fox Health News correspondent Chris Kilham; Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients; and Arran and Ratana Stephens, founders of Nature's Path Foods.
About Best Organics, Inc.
Best Organics Inc., a majority woman-owned business, is a leading provider of premium, hand-packed, organic gift basket collections featuring gourmet, eco-friendly products from local, regional and U.S.-based producers and leading brands. Its gift collections are presented in keepsake gift boxes, and are available online at www.AmericasBestOrganics.com, and for corporate gifting. The company's Boulder's Best Organics and Colorado’s Best Organics gift box collections feature organic products from the Rocky Mountain region, and its America’s Best Organics gift baskets feature artisan producers from throughout the U.S. Best Organics Inc. is a member of the Organic Trade Association, Colorado Proud, and Naturally Boulder, and Green America. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 303.499.ORGANIC (6742).
About Compass Natural LLC
Compass Natural Marketing, established by organic and LOHAS industry veteran Steven Hoffman and based in Boulder, CO, brings more than 25 years of experience in natural and organic products sales, marketing, public relations, communications, research, event planning, special project assignments, business development, and strategic industry guidance to businesses involved in the $290 billion market for natural, organic, sustainable, and socially responsible products. Visit www.compassnatural.com, contact email@example.com or call 303.807.1042.