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Building a Sustainable Economy

The Building a Sustainable Economy (BASE) lecture series is a collaboration between Sustainable Bainbridge, the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce, Bainbridge Graduate Institute at Pinchot University, YES! Magazine, and the Bainbridge Public Library. We host a series of community presentations featuring visiting business leaders and executives in the CAIR (Change Agents in Residence) program and distinguished faculty at the Pinchot University.

2015-16 Building a Sustainable Economy (BASE) Series
Friday, January 15, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave N
"Starbucks: Implementing Sustainability at a Global Scale - a Case Study", featuring Jim Hanna, Director of Environmental Impact at Starbucks.
Please RSVP HERE . (If this link does not work, please cut/paste into your browser.) 
Starbucks is a global food company that sources materials from around the world with 96% of purchases grown sustainably, protecting nature and improving farmers’ livelihoods. Mr. Hanna will discuss challenges and opportunities to build a sustainable supply chain including ethical sources, environmentally conscious retail, and creating pathways and opportunities for a workforce worldwide.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided - Hope to see you there!

Upcoming BASE Events 
February 12: Green Buildings, with Kimberly Lewis, Senior Vice President, Community Advancement, Conferences & Events at the U.S. Green Building Council 
March 11:Sustainability and Social Impact in Apparel, with Mandy Cabot, CEO at Dansko, and Letitia Webster, Global Director of Corporate Sustainability at VF Corporation