Preparing the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

The demand for sustainability leaders is growing as more and more businesses are recognizing the impact on the triple bottom line. But, what does it really mean to have a career in sustainability? Aside from joining a company’s formal sustainability team, where are there opportunities within a company for people interested in making an impact? What kind of talent are companies seeking?

Join us on December 11th as we discuss how best to prepare the next generation of sustainability leaders. Hear from a panel of sustainability experts on industry trends, career opportunities and ways to influence change from within. We’ll also explore how students and career-changers are preparing to make an impact.

• Sustainability practitioners
• Professionals interested in sustainability-related careers
• Professionals interested in the next generation of leaders
• Students interested in sustainability-related careers

1:00 Welcome
1:10 Professional Panel: What does it mean to have a career in sustainability?
1:55 Student Panel: How is the next generation preparing for careers in sustainability?
2:40 Closing Comments
2:45 Networking
3:30 Close

Friday, December 11, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

University of Minnesota
Hanson Hall 1-102
1925 4th Street South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Participating in the event is free, but please let us know you’re coming. RSVP here.

Questions? Contact Dani Schurter at 612-334-3388 ext. 137.

Presented in partnership by: Sustainability Practitioners Roundtable, Net Impact Minneapolis, Net Impact Best Buy, Carlson Net Impact, Net Impact University of Minnesota Undergrad, and Net Impact University of St Thomas.

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