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New Meetup: SPN Panel on Innovative Business Models for Sustainable Value Creation

Bonnie H.
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New York, NY
Announcing a new Meetup for The Metro NYC Environmental Meetup!

What: SPN Panel on Innovative Business Models for Sustainable Value Creation
When: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 6:00 PM

Where: NYU Stern / Social Enterprise Association – Kauffman Management Center
44 West 4th Street New York NY
New York, NY 10012

Why: Learn new things and connect with other sustainability practitioners.

Panelists: Arrun Kapoor, Managing Director, SJF Ventures; Labeeb M. Abboud, SVP & General Counsel, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative Rainforest Alliance; Jeffrey Carr, Executive Director
Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, NYU Stern School of Business; Diana Propper

General Partner, Expansion Capital Partners; Akua Lesesne, Managing Director, US Sales, DIRTT Environmental Solutions

Innovative Business Models for Sustainable Value Creation:

Sustainability can help create innovative opportunities to improve environmental and social performance while making a profit. Companies, start-ups and nonprofits are focusing on new business models to achieve this. A panel of entrepreneurs and sustainability leaders will discuss how their businesses and organizations are using innovation to drive sustainability. The speakers will discuss their challenges - from developing business plans, securing investors and recruiting fellow entrepreneurs all while maintaining their sustainability mission and vision

Join the Sustainable Practice Network’s experts as they explain changing consumer attitudes and behaviors around sustainability, how compelling campaigns frame sustainable products, and the dos and don’ts of green product benchmarking. Hear their predictions for the future of sustainable product development and green marketing and find out whether “green consumption” is myth or reality.

About SPN:The Sustainability Practice Network (SPN) is a New-York-based forum for professionals working with corporate responsibility and sustainability issues to build community based on learning, discussion, information and idea exchange. There are over one thousand members on our list-serve, representing practitioners from industry, academia, government and NGO's. For more information please visit:­

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