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Women in Sustainability - Align Your Company Strategies with the UN's SDGs

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WIS Lunch & Learn - Align Your Company Strategies w/ the UN's Sustainable Development Goals w/ Kristi Disney Bruckner & Ashley Smith-Roberts

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This interactive webinar will focus on strategies businesses can adopt to optimize alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets, particularly SDG 5: Gender Equality and SDG 13: Climate Action. If you own or operate a business, plan to start a business, or simply want to network with WIS while learning more about the SDGs, we hope you will join us!

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Kristi Disney Bruckner - Sustainable Development Strategies Group

An attorney specializing in environmental law and policy, and international resources transactions law and policy. Kristi is Executive Director at Sustainable Development Strategies Group, where she develops and implements projects focused on human rights, extractive industries, and sustainable development. She has worked with government, community, nongovernmental organization, and industry stakeholders around the world to align practice and advance progress toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Kristi is an Adjunct Professor of Law at multiple universities, including the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she teaches Global Climate Change Law and Policy, and Sustainable Development and International Trade.

Ashley Smith-Roberts - Sustainable Development Strategies Group

A licensed attorney and is Senior Director of Sustainable Development Strategies Group, where she focuses on issues of international environmental law and human rights in the mining and renewable energy sectors. She brings an academic background in international business and economic law, international trade, and corporate social responsibility. She has collaborated with lawyers across the globe to evaluate trends in global supply chains and supplier management, and has authored white papers on sustainable development. Ashley has contributed to multiple assessments of international frameworks to support alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She is passionate about working with companies to advance their contributions to the SDGs.

About Women in Sustainability

Women in Sustainability is an inclusive organization that brings together women and allies who are passionate about sustainability. We provide a safe place for like-minded individuals to connect, learn, and collaborate in order to fight climate change and social injustice. Our overarching goals are to save the planet through advocacy, to create an inclusive community, and to educate others about sustainability in all industries. For more information, visit the Women in Sustainability FB Group.

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