EBC Sustainability Program Series, Part One: The Environment and Beyond – Corporate Sustainability


Date: July 12, 2013


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]

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EBC Sustainability Program Series, Part One: The Environment and Beyond – Corporate Sustainability

July 12, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

From a business point of view, the terms "sustainability", "corporate social responsibility (CSR)", and "corporate responsibility" are used interchangeably. They all describe an approach to corporate strategy, management, and reporting that integrates environmental management, customer relations, and employee and community dialogue. Regardless of what it is called, this integrated approach is here to stay and has major implications for environmental professionals. They are increasingly asked to lead or contribute to initiatives with strong links between environmental and economic, labor, and community topics. This trend presents challenges to environmental practitioners, but also provides enhanced career opportunities as they engage deeper with other areas at their own corporation or at client companies that they serve.
These challenges and opportunities are explored in a series of three EBC programs, of which this first part presents a "lay of the land" of the major topics included in leading corporate sustainability initiatives and how these fit into corporate strategy. The two subsequent EBC sustainability programs in this series are scheduled for September 20 and November 15 and will build on this sustainability program and focus on sustainability data management and reporting.
Program Chair
  Bernd Kasemir
  Director, Sustainserv Inc.

  • James McCabe, Sustainability Manager, Global Operations/Services, Water Corporation
  • Greg Norris, Adjunct Lecturer on Life Cycle Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Matthew Gardner, Director, Sustainserv Inc.
  • Asheen Phansey, Manager Sustainable Innovation Lab, Dassault Systemes

Final Agenda

Registration and Continental Breakfast: 7:30am – 8:00am
Program: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Registration Fees:
EBC members: $120*
Non-Members: $165*
Government & Non-Profit Rate: $50
*After July 10th and at the door, add $20.
Cancellations must be received by 5pm on July 10th for a refund.
No-shows will be charged.


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Subsidized Rates: Subsidized registrations are not accepted at the door.
Only 5 registrations available at each rate.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
  For attendees who are currently unemployed, NOT self-employed.
Young Environmental Professional Rate: $25
  For EBC Members only. Attendees who have worked in their field for less than 5 years.

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July 12, 2013
7:30 am - 12:00 pm


July 12, 2013
7:30 am - 12:00 pm

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