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The Northwest's Outdoor Industry: Climbing the Sustainability Mountain
Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
Meet the Northwest’s outdoor industry companies leveraging sustainability throughout their operations, products, and supply chains!
A Symposium and Networking Event presented by NBIS with Co-Hosts, REI, K2 Sports, and Pacific Market International.
March 28, 5-8PM
REI Flagship Store in Seattle (222 Yale Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109)
REI, K2 Sports, and Pacific Market International are among the Northwest’s outdoor recreational companies who are leading the industry on a unique pathway toward sustainability.
Meet these exciting companies and learn more about their impact at a symposium and showcase event.
Learn: how unprecedented collaboration across the industry and the the new Higg Index are helping companies strengthen oversight of their supply chains, guide product design, reduce environmental impacts and develop new strategies for reducing waste through whole life cycle approaches to products.
Connect: Enjoy an evening with people who are passionate about the outdoors and who are dedicated to improving the lives and sustaining the resources of our global community.
· Networking, Company Showcase & Reception
· Symposium: An inside look at the challenges, barriers, breakthroughs & innovative solutions!
Joe McSwiney, President, Cascade Designs
Tom Bath, Product Developer, REI; Advisory Council, Materials working group at Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Matt O'Laughlin, Senior Design Engineer, Chair of Sustainability Action Team at K2 Sports
Valerie Bone, Director - Quality & Corporate Responsibility at Pacific Market International
March 28: 5-8 PM
Registration: $15 NBIS members; $20 Non-Members
When & Where
The Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability (NBIS)
Sustainability Leadership, Strategy Development, and Best Practices for Northwest Companies and Organizations.