The Network Effect: How Business Drives Progress: Oct. 9th-11th

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“Join BCLC for its first-ever annual corporate responsibility conference, The Network Effect: How Business Drives Progress from October 9-11 in Washington, D.C. The Network Effect will host business, government, and nonprofit leaders to share best practices and foster strategic partnerships—all while participants roll up their sleeves in action-oriented sessions to advance progress against specific social issues including:

  • Disaster Preparedness, Response, & Recovery
  • Energy & Water Use
  • Job Skills Training
  • Nonprofit Capacity Building
  • Nutrition & Obesity Prevention
  • Packaging & Recycling
  • Small & Medium-Sized Business Empowerment
  • STEM Education, and
  • Women’s Economic Empowerment 

This is not your ordinary conference. The point is not to come together to just talk, but to drive real results. Participants will roll up their sleeves and work with their peers in action-oriented sessions that drive real change and impact.

Register now for The Network Effect: How Business Drives Progress and receive a 20% Early Bird discount. Early Bird ends August 1.

The opportunity is now for the Corporate Responsibility field to embrace the power of networks. This means greater collaboration, creative use of network technologies, and partnerships that include and go beyond organization-to-organization to engage and mobilize whole communities.

We all know the positive impact business makes in communities. And, when businesses work together with each other, non-profits and governments, the difference can be dramatic. This is The Network Effect.”


Chris has spent over 20 years helping communities utilize sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and philanthropy as catalysts for economic growth. Chris serves as Executive Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and the Green Plus™ -- a program dedicated to helping America's...
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