“NBIS organizes some of the very best conferences and meetings you could ask for. Workshops and community meetings are high-energy, well-structured, and talked about long after they finish. You can expect NBIS to bring in the best of leading speakers, give international perspective, include social equity along with environmental considerations, and tap academic as well as entrepreneurial resource people.” – Shirli Axelrod, Seattle Public Utilities
NBIS hosts a variety of educational and networking events, including our classic Eco-Hours, seminars, peer-learning roundtables and By-Product Synergy workshops. Our events engage a broad range of industries and focus on a wide array of both practical and high-level topics, including:
- Making the Business Case for Sustainability
- Setting Sustainability Goals and Tracking Performance
- Sustainable Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
- Lean Manufacturing and Zero Waste
- Branding and Tell Your Sustainability Story
- Regional and Global Trends in Sustainability
- New Business Models for Expanded Impact
In addition to providing extensive in-house expertise garnered from over a decade of researching and developing best practices in sustainable business, we also leverage the collective creativity and wisdom of our members and regional leaders, who are working at the intersection of business, innovation, sustainability and community.
Members receive discounts on all NBIS events, as well as the opportunity to showcase their organizations’ sustainability initiatives through various speaking and sponsorship opportunities.
We are currently finalizing planning for our 2016 events.
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