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NAWBO San Francisco Bay Area – 2024 Sustainability Summit: Business as a Force for Good

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

NAWBO is partnering with WRMSDC and USPAACC West to host an Earth Day-adjacent event sponsored by Beneficial State Bank and Salesforce at its San Francisco Tower HQ. The event will focus on sustainability content, ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) principles, B Corporation certification, and impact funding, specifically curated for small and diverse-owned businesses. Lunch will be included.

  • Raise awareness about the importance of incorporating social and environmental considerations into business strategies.
  • Showcase success stories and best practices of businesses and explore the businesscases for sustainability and responsible practices.
  • Equip attendees with practical knowledge and tools to implement ESG strategies and pursue B Corporation certification.
  • Demonstrate that businesses can achieve both profitability and sustainability by aligning their values with their operations.
  • Provide opportunities for participants to connect, network, and engage in meaningful discussions with experts, peers, and potential partners.

Register: https://NAWBOEarthDaySummit2024.eventbrite.com


Nooshin Behroyan, CEO at Paxon Energy & Infrastructure

Lili Kwan, Senior Manager of Supplier Community Impact at Salesforce

Lara Dickinson, Co-Founding Executive Director at One Step Closer to an Organic Sustainable Community

Carolina Miranda, Founder/CEO of Cultivating Capital

Amy Garber, President at Vision Management

Madison Gunter, VP of Procurement Programs at Salesforce

Jennifer Harrity, Director of Sustainability of Sensiba LLP

Terra Neilson, Executive VP, Chief Impact Officer at Beneficial State Bank

Adrianna Alterman, Director of Salesforce Ventures Impact Fund

Kristin Richmond, Managing Director at Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

Jenny Kassan, Attorney/Advisor & Founder of the Kassan Group


April 25
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Salesforce Tower
415 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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