Category Archives: Other Events in Boston
Bill Drayton, the “godfather of social entrepreneurship” will join us for a conversation with Net Impact founder Mark Albion and Ashoka Fellows Eric Dawson and Jake Shapiro.
Ashoka is a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding and fostering social entrepreneurs worldwide by providing change-making leaders around the world with social venture capture to solve the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1981, over 2,500 Ashoka Fellows have worked in over 70 countries. Read more about Bill at http://www.ashoka.org/team/drayton
Hosted by Net Impact Boston and Simmons Net Impact.
Date: May 12, 2011
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Simmons College School of Management, 300 The Fenway.
Getting there: By T, take the Green D line to Fenway or the Green E line to MFA; parking is available in the Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Boston. Some street parking may be available on Evans Way (off the Fenway past Palace Rd.
Net Impact Boston will host the premier networking event for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability professionals. Come and be a part of it!
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142
Cost: $10 Members, $20 Non-members
Space is filled on a first come first serve basis.
Please email email@example.com to RSVP.
As you know, our talented and diverse members are active leaders in the CSR community ‐creating new businesses, making connections, inspiring change, and working together to make a difference. This exciting event is designed to support these initiatives and will be held in a round‐robin “speed networking” style. Participants will rotate in small groups through a cadre of special guests from the corporate and non‐profit sectors. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet many of your fellow Net Impact members and CSR leaders from Boston and beyond.
VIP guests include:
Mark Albion, Founder, Net Impact
John Hawthorn, Founder and CEO, MassChallenge
John Katovich, Founder, Katovich Law Group
Lori Van Dam, President, PlanetTran
Allen White, Senior Fellow, Tellus Institute
NIB Speed Networking is one of our most popular events. Attendees rapidly move from table to table in order to maximize the number of contacts they will meet. Conversations are engaging and dynamic. This event is surely to be a hit - join us as we strive to connect and to grow Boston’s CSR community!
We look forward to seeing you there.
Defining Sustainability: The Environmental Value of Historic Building Conservation
Date: Thursday, February 17
Location: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St., Boston, MA
Cost: $6; Free for OSMH Members
Jean Caroon, a principal architect at Goody Clancy and the author of Sustainable Preservation: Greening Existing Buildings, will discuss sustainability and “green building”. Jean will also explore the environmental value of reusing buildings and the increasing technologies that make it possible to improve the performance of all buildings, regardless of age or style.
For additional information please visit the Old South Meeting House website.
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