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Sustainability Summit Series

Join us for a virtual event series on September 21, 2020, and January 26, 2021, as the Michigan Chamber hosts a Sustainability Summit that brings together CEOs, Chief Sustainability Officers, investors and other members of the private sector to share their latest strategies and insights into how they are transforming their business by developing, maintaining and recycling more sustainable products. 

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has been a leading voice in addressing business challenges by providing effective solutions and promoting sustained economic prosperity in Michigan. The Sustainability Summit extends the Chamber’s commitment to working with members to identify how they can overcome key environmental issues and adjust, adapt and lead the way to a sustainable future.

Know Before You Go Information

For those who registered, we are excited for you to join us for The Michigan Chamber Sustainability Summit, Monday, Sept. 21 at 9 a.m.

Here’s what you should know to get the most out of the Summit:

Log-In: Your personal login link will be emailed to you directly from the event platform, Hopin (virtual event platform company). Please make sure you check your junk and/or spam folders just in case the link ends up there. 

If you are experiencing technical issues, please contact the support team by calling (248) 971-1115 or emailing virtualsupport@motowndigital.com and a representative will follow up with you. 

Event Details: The main event will run from 9-11 a.m. with optional networking to follow from 11-11:20 a.m. The full event details can be found here. If you would like to look around the entire platform before the program begins, it will open at 8:15 a.m.

Want to Learn More? You can check out what Consumers Energy is doing to build a sustainability energy future for Michigan

We look forward to “seeing” you Monday!

Part One - September 21 

9:00 a.m.             Welcome
 
9:05 a.m.             CEO Roundtable and Discussion on Sustainability

Businesses are leading the way in applying new strategies and technologies to solve some of our country’s most pressing economic, environmental and social challenges.  In this session, leading CEOs and C-Suite executives will explain how and why their businesses are leading and innovating with a purpose on sustainability, the challenges they face and how they’ve been able to remain competitive while investing in this area.

 
10:00 a.m.          Putting the Circular Economy in Motion

Join practitioners and leading thinkers from the private sector to explore leading and practical approaches to achieving a circular economy.  In this session attendees will:

        • Learn how raw feedstock materials can be the key to developing sustainable products
        • Discuss how leading-edge manufacturing is being utilized to develop more sustainable products and packaging
        • Explore the challenges and opportunities associated with shifting away from the take-make-waste model for end of life products
Circular Economy Panelists
11:00 a.m.          Close — Optional Virtual Networking to Follow

 

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Part Two - January 26, 2021

9:00 a.m.             Welcome

9:05 a.m.            The Three Pillars of Sustainability   

More information will be added soon. 

10:00 a.m.          The Economic Impacts of Sustainability:  Why Shareholders and Investors Are Getting Serious

Keynote speaker announcement coming soon!

11:00 a.m.          Close — Optional Virtual Networking to Follow

Summit Sponsors

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Interested in becoming a sponsor?

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the Sustainability Summit Series, please contact Wendy Block.