Sustainable Business Fridays: Natural Capital Valuation
Libby Bernick, Senior VP of North America, Trucost
Friday, October 3, 2014
Libby Bernick is Senior Vice President of North America for Trucost, a London-based firm that measures and financially values natural capital. Since 2000, corporations and Investors have used Trucost data and econometric tools to uncover more resilient business models and direct the flow of capital to more sustainable systems. As a member of Trucost’s senior leadership team, she manages the company’s North American business. Libby has worked in executive positions developing products and programs that enable companies to measure resource and commodity risks in portfolios and supply chains across North America, Europe, and Asia. An author of numerous articles and a frequent speaker at international industry forums on valuing natural capital, Bernick is expert in business strategies that incorporate sustainability-based market opportunities and environmental metrics. Ms. Bernick has degrees in engineering, chemistry and biology and over 30 years of experience working with businesses to integrate environmental performance into operations and decision-making
Call Information October 3 12-1PM EST Dial in: 712-432-3100 Conference Code: 253385
Sustainable Business Fridays convenes every first and fourth Friday of the month during the semester, with special guests selected by students in the Bard MBA in Sustainability program.
An interactive workshop where you'll create a 30-second elevator pitch to land your dream job or start your own business. Have you ever found yourself standing in front of a potential hiring manager or client at an event desperately trying to untangle your personal sales pitch from the cotton in your mouth?
I think we've all been there...
Articulating yourself well in that first minute of meeting someone is crucial for effective networking, pitching projects and winning job offers. And translating that quick pitch into a written summary profile for LinkedIn or a CV is another crucial challenge.
Sustainability Career Coach, Shannon Houde of Walk of Life Consulting, who is a MBA and entrepreneur herself, will let you in on her secrets from 20 years in recruitment combined with 15 years in CSR and the impact sector, to help you design your compelling personal marketing statements. She will also share her experiences of working with Bard’s MBA in Sustainability program and students.
Who should attend? Any jobseekers, freelancers or entrepreneurs looking to build confidence around marketing themselves in a competitive field.
What? 2-hour interactive workshop and networking
Where? Bard MBA in Sustainability: 1150 6th Avenue, 5th Floor, New York
Sustainable Business Fridays: The Green Sports Wave
Lew Blaustein, President, Lewis Brand Solutions
Friday, October 31, 2014
Lew Blaustein writes at the intersection of sustainabilty and sports at the GreenSportsBlog. Lew is President of Lewis Brand Solutions, focusing on Green Sponsorship/Media, matching greening brands with green properties. All programs LBS works on must provide tangible environmental benefit as a core element. LBS also develops marketing/sponsorship programs for arts/entertainment properties. Lew also hosts "Green Gotham" on New York cable television.