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Sustainovation’s In Depth Dialogue B Corporations–Changing the DNA of Business for Good

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Sustainovation and its co-sponsors: Bay Area Society for Organizational Learning, Continuing the Conversation, Sustainable Silicon Valley and World Centric welcome you to: B Corporations–Changing the DNA of Business for Good!

An In-Depth Dialogue with

•Aseem Das, World Centric Founder/CEO

•Dermot Hikisch, B Corporations, Director of Community Development

•Jeff Mendelsohn, New Leaf Paper, Founder/CEO

•John Montgomery, Montgomery & Hansen, LLP

Event Summary

Businesses committed to generating social and environmental benefit in addition to profit have begun to achieve success despite many challenges from the greater business community.   Many of these companies are becoming B Corporations, an exciting initiative to support and institutionalize “for benefit” corporations.Please join us to learn why B Corporations matter, how B Corporations are changing-the-game, and how innovating to create new standards for environmental and social responsibility can have positive systemic effects. We will explore the challenges and opportunities that companies face when they make a commitment to environmental and social change, how the landscape has changedsince B Corporations started, and where B Corporations are headed.  The evening will include time for networking, presentations by the panelist, and conversations.

Monday March 21, 2011

6:30 PM -7:00 PM Networking

7:00 PM -8:00 PM Presentation

8:00PM -9:00 PM Dialogue

Location: World Centric

2121 Staunton Court

Palo Alto, CA 94306


$15 advance online registration, $20 at the door (Cash only)

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