Friday, Feb 09, 2018 10:00a -
Boston University Questrom School of Business
1 Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
Business, Food, Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, LGBT, Meetup, Social Good, Tech, University
SAVE THE DATE! The sixth annual Impact Summit will be held on February 9, 2018. Speakers to be announced soon.
EARLY BIRD TICKETS on sale until January 9!
About the 2018 Impact Summit:
Now in its sixth year, the Impact Summit is organized through a collaborative effort between NIB and Net Impact and MBA chapters. The annual Impact Summit brings together Boston-area professionals and MBA students for a full day of engaging discussions about how to make lasting social and environmental impact with their careers. The Impact Summit features speakers and exhibitors from the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors.
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9:30 am - 10:00 am Registration / Coffee
10:00 am - 10:45 am Opening Keynote
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Session One
Track One (Sustainability): Fair-trade and Ethical Sourcing: Supply Chain in Consumer Goods (Presented by Boston University)
Jesse Last, Director Cocoa Sourcing & Strategic Planning, Taza Chocolate
Track Two (Design and Innovation): Technolgy and Social Impact (Presented by Net Impact Boston Professional Chapter)
Track Three (Business and Impact): Social Impact Consulting (Presented by Tufts Fletcher)
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch and Expo
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Session Two
Track One (Sustainability): Clean Energy and Renewables (presented by Northeastern)
Track Two (Design and Innovation): Maximizing Impact on Non-Profit Boards (presented by Net Impact Boston Professional Chapter)
Track Three (Business and Impact): Impact Investing (presented by Net Impact Boston Professional Chapter and Boston University)
Darby Hobbs, Professor of Strategy and Innovation, Boston University
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Session Three
Track One (Sustainability): Reducing Food Insecurity Through Agriculture (Presented by Tufts)
Julie Nash, Senior Manager on Ceres Food Team
Track Two (Design and Innovation): Design Thinking Workshop (presented by Net Impact Boston Professional Chapter)
Alex Dale, Senior Officer, Sustainability Community, Solve
Sharon Bort, Community Relations Officer, Sustainability, Solve
Track Three (Business and Impact): Social Responsibility: Giving Back to Communities (Presented by Clark)
Johanna Jobin, Director, Global EHS & Sustainability, Biogen
Pauline Jurasinski, Associate Director of Program Management & Business Processes, Sanofi Genzyme
Remke van Zadelhoff
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Closing Keynote
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm Happy Hour Reception