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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, 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 Bainbridge Graduate Institute.

2015-16 Building a Sustainable Economy (BASE) Series
Save these dates and watch for further details! (Meetings are held at the Bainbridge Island Public Library, 5:30 – 7:00pm, unless otherwise posted.) 
November 13: Diversity and Social Justice, with Janis Puracal, Co-Founder of Oregon Innocence Project, and Effenus Henderson, President and CEO at Henderworks 
December 11: Food & Agriculture, with Eric Eddings, President and CEO at Oregon Ice Cream, and Sarah Beaubien, VP of Sustainability at Farmer Brothers 
January 15: Corporate Sustainability at Starbucks - A Case Study, with Jim Hanna, Director of Environmental Affairs at Starbucks Coffee
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