Sustainable Business Leadership Forum
Social Venture Network has partnered with Hanson Bridgett, a leading provider of legal services to organizations engaged in sustainable business, to offer a speaker series on sustainable business leadership. All events will be held at Hanson Bridgett's San Francisco offices.
Hanson Bridgett, 425 Market Street, 26th Floor, San Francisco, California.
Lessons and Insights from Innovative, Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs
Thursday, November 6th, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Join us to explore what's most powerful, disruptive and innovative in cutting-edge companies today. Gain new insights on what to pursue and what to avoid as you grow your enterprise. Teresa Pahl of Hanson Bridgett will lead an interactive session with two rising stars of mission-driven business: Cheryl Contee, CEO of Fission Strategy and co-founder of Attentive.ly, and Justin Guilbert and Douglas Riboud, founders of Harmless Harvest.
When You Take A Stand, You Drive Customer Loyalty
Thursday, December 4th, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Conventional wisdom says CEOs shouldn't talk about political issues or stand up for controversial causes. Is this true, or can CEOs drive customer loyalty and positive change by taking a stand on issues they care about? Join Teresa Pahl of Hanson Bridgett for a lively discussion with two pioneers of mission-driven enterprise: Madeleine Buckingham, president and CEO of Mother Jones, and Michael Kieschnick, president of Working Assets/Credo Mobile.
Questions? Email: SVN's Membership Manager, Isaac Graves at firstname.lastname@example.org or Michelle Klopp at MKlopp@hansonbridgett.com.
Past Sustainable Business Speaker Series Events:
- June 19, 2013: "Managing Hockey Stick Growth for Start-Ups" with Teresa Pahl, Neil Grimmer and Mary Waldner.
- September 20, 2012: "Impact Investing" with Teresa Pahl, Joy Anderson and Patrick Gleeson.
- May 17, 2012: "The Art and Science of Raising Capital" with Peter Strugatz, Taylor Jordan and Michael Whelchel.
- March 15, 2012: "How to Grow Your Company (and what to do once you reach scale)" with Mike Hannigan, Danny Grossman and Scott Leonard.