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After COP 21: Achieving Business Success in a Low Carbon Economy

Date
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:30am to 11:30am
Location
Davis Wright Tremaine
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 220
98101 Seattle , WA
United States
Washington
Phone
(425) 445-2600

The impacts of the COP 21 climate agreements are sweeping through business, finance, and investment communities as well as advancing proactive governmental policies. Engagement of the private sector is critical to achieving the climate goals established in Paris and to preserving business competitiveness in a low carbon economy.

Join NBIS and a panel of business and climate action leaders for first-hand perspectives on the spirit and momentum of that landmark achievement and the implications for Washington businesses.

Panelists include:

  • Jessica Finn-Coven, City of Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment

  • K.C. Golden, Climate Solutions

  • Jay Manning, Cascadia Law Group

  • Sarah Severn, former director Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Programs, Nike; Washington Business for Climate Action Advisor

  • Richard Eidlin, American Sustainable Business Council

  • Ross MacFarlane, Climate Solutions, moderator

Following the panel discussion, Karl Ostrom, Co-Executive Director of NBIS, and local business leaders will present new strategies and planning processes that companies can use to prepare for climate change risks and to leverage the opportunities evolving from this important global turning point!

Use the code: low-carbon for 15% discount on registration!