An Evening with George Bandy, Jr. – Mission Zero: The Power of an Outrageously Ambitious Vision
George Bandy Jr, VP of Sustainability at Interface Inc. has helped guide the journey of the Mission Zero Team, engaging employees, supply chain partners and customers throughout the company’s global operations. In addition to his leadership at Interface, George is Chair Elect of the US Green Building Council and has served on the board of Second Nature, the non-profit that supports sustainability leadership in higher education.
May 02, 2013
from 05:30 pm to 07:30 pm
|Where||Pigott Auditorium, Albers School of Business and Economics, Seattle University|
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The Network for Business Innovation (NBIS) and partners present an evening with George Bandy, Jr., Vice President of Sustainability at Interface, on May 2 at the Albers School of Business, Seattle University. Mr. Bandy will discuss the opportunities and challenges of embedding sustainability across an entire company and his experience with Mission Zero, an ambitious company-wide initiative to achieve net zero environmental footprint by 2020.
The vision of Mission Zero is to make Interface “the first company that, by its deeds, shows the entire industrial world what sustainability is in all its dimensions: people, process, product, place and profits — by 2020 — and in doing so, become restorative through the power of influence.”
Mr. Bandy has helped guide the journey of the Mission Zero Team, engaging employees, supply chain partners and customers throughout the company’s global operations. He is also the Chair Elect of the US Green Building Council and has served on the board of Second Nature, the non-profit that supports sustainability leadership in higher education.
Registration: $15 Members; $20 Non-Members
The Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability (NBIS) is in its 10th year as a catalyst for profitable sustainability, providing regional leadership, professional development programs and strategic tools for change. NBIS initiatives address the current needs of companies implementing sustainable business practices through collaborative programs, such as the Materials Innovation Exchange, an online resource that helps companies turn waste into revenue and reduce environmental impacts. NBIS has a diverse membership that spans industries, provides peer-to-peer engagement and shares best practices.
Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability & the Albers School of Business and Economics
Bainbridge Graduate Institute