Chapter Highlights: The Latest from the Network
In case you hadn’t heard, we launched a handful of new chapters last week, bringing our network passed 300! From Beirut to Baltimore our chapters offer local programming and events tailored to members’ interests. Here are just some of the highlights:
Sustainable Finance | May 16
Net Impact London
Four sustainable finance experts (from the CEO of Camco to an independent consultant) come together to talk about their groundbreaking work in international climate change, sustainable banking and socially responsible investing.
BUILDING AN "IMPACT INVESTing" CAREER – ADVICE FROM THE TRENCHES | MAY 24
Net Impact DC
As part of the Impact Investing Series, this panel will be chock-full of speakers from Atlas Service Corps, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, and MicroVest Capital Management. Moderated by Mrim Boutla, co-founder of More Than Money Careers, the panel will pull back the curtain on impact investing careers, what kind of background and education you might need, career transition strategies, and stories from those working in the field.
Leadership Ethics and Entrepreneurship, A Mindset for the 21st Century | MAY 24
Net Impact SMC
Dr. Lauren Speeth, CEO of Elfenworks, will share the latest on today's ideas in leadership ethics and entrepreneurship at Saint Mary's College of Moraga.
Cool Stuff That Just Happened
Green Referendum 2012 | April 29 – May 4
Net Impact SOU Undergrad
Net Impact’s Southern Oregon University chapter helped pass the Green Fund Referendum 2012, which will infuse the region with a million-dollar-plus investment over the next five years. More than 1,000 students voted in this year’s election, with more than 80% saying “yes” to SOU’s commitment to renewable energy, water restoration, and student-led sustainability projects. In fact, SOU will become the first university to restore 100% of the water they use on campus to a critically dewatered stream in the nearby Klamath River Basin with the referendum.
Sport and Sustainability Summit | April 26
Net Impact University of Oregon Undergrad
From stadium lights to team buses, athletics use up more than just human energy. On April 26, Net Impact’s University of Oregon undergrad chapter hosted the Sport and Sustainability Summit featuring keynote Martin Tull, Executive Director of the Green Sports Alliance, to explore how the power of sport can contribute to a cleaner environment. Read the recap.