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February 21, 2023 | 3:00 - 4:00 | Building a Circular Manufacturing Economy | Decarbonize Middle America Strategy Primer

Learn how the region’s industrial legacy can lead to a thriving future for Circular Manufacturing in Appalachia. We will discuss accelerating regulatory structure and interoperation agreements. This event will introduce the concept of Circular Manufacturing and kick off many upcoming events focusing on the subject. Register Here.

With Host Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Sustainability Researcher, Author, and Vice President of the Forest Hills Borough Council

The discussion will be most relevant to:

Small to Medium Business leaders in Appalachia interested in closing supply chain loops
Faculty and students interested in Circular Manufacturing
Industrial Real Estate Developers


February 21, 2023 | Founder Institute Kick-Off Session for 4th Cohort

CSB Senior Associate Director Chris Gassman to speak at the Founder Institute 4th Cohort Kick-Off event on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, held on February 21st at 6 pm at OneValley (4165 Blair Street). Learn more about the Founder Institute, the world's most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses, here.


February 24-25, 2023 | ClimateCAP Summit, The Global MBA Summit on Climate, Capital, & Business | Austin, Texas

Are you prepared to respond to the financial risks and opportunities of climate change? This annual event brings MBA students and industry leaders together to learn what every MBA needs to know about the business implications of climate change.  It's also a platform for resources for learning more. Hosted in partnership between business school programs at UVA, Wharton, Harvard, Duke, Stanford, Yale, MIT, London Business School, Imperial College, Michigan, Cornell, UNC, NYU, GA Tech, Penn State, UT-Austin, Kellogg, UC-Berkeley, Emory, Columbia, Dartmouth, and Georgetown. MBAs from Pitt Business will be in attendance. Learn more and register here.


March 9, 2023 | Middle America Networking on Decarbonization 

Stay tuned for more details!


March 29 - 30, 2023 | Sustainable Business Forum | The Customer Sustainability Interface: Challenges and Opportunities

Members, check your inbox for details. Interested in attending? Contact us on how to become a member and attend these exclusive, peer to peer learning events!

 

Events Hosted and/or Co-Hosted by Organizations in Our Network

On Campus Partner Events | Pitt Sustainability

Explore all of Pitt's Sustainability initiatives and upcoming events here.


February 16, 2023 | SCC Virtual Sustainability Series: Integrating sustainability across business bachelor programs

Looking to engage students in sustainability? Join NBS Sustainability Centres Community (SCC) for "Integrating sustainability across business bachelor programs," hosted by Roman Mesicek & Sarah Schäfer, Institute International Trade and Sustainable Economy, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria.


March 16, 2023 | SCC Virtual Sustainability Series: Each Discipline Makes a Difference: Defining the Business Curriculum of the Future

Looking to engage students in sustainability? Join NBS Sustainability Centres Community (SCC) for "Each Discipline Makes a Difference: Defining the Business Curriculum of the Future," hosted by Erik Foley, Center for the Business of Sustainability, Penn State University, USA.


April 20, 2023 | SCC Virtual Sustainability Series: Guiding Student-Centered Sustainability Initiatives

Looking to engage students in sustainability? Join NBS Sustainability Centres Community (SCC) for "Guiding Student-Centered Sustainability Initiatives," hosted by Justine Roberts, Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility, CU Boulder, USA.


June 14-15, 2023 | Sustainability Centres Community 2023 Workshop in New York

This two-day event is the biannual SCC Workshop, co-hosted by the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative. They're partnering with Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME), which is hosting its Global Forum that week. One day of the Workshop will be a facilitated systems-thinking event. SCC, PRME, and UN Global Compact (business) members will work in clusters on priority sustainability problems. The other Workshop day will be independent of PRME and focus directly on center-related issues in teaching, research, outreach, and administration. Save the date!

August 4-8, 2023 | Sustainability Centres Community Professional Development Workshop

An SCC-focused Professional Development Workshop as part of the Academy of Management Meeting in Boston, Aug 4-8. Save the date!

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