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Cornell Business Impact Symposium

Cornell Business Impact Symposium

March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Klarman Hall
Cornell University
Cornell Business Impact Symposium @ Klarman Hall | Ithaca | New York | United States

Cornell Business Impact Symposium (CBIS) is a regional event drawing student leaders and professionals from around the northeastern United States focused on the unique, positive impact the private sector is having on social and environmental challenges. Throughout the day we will explore how business can address some of the world’s most pressing problems to create a more sustainable economy. Participants will hear compelling stories on the latest trends and innovative solutions of organizations leveraging business to create a better world. The Symposium provides a unique opportunity for participants to engage with professionals, expand their professional network, learn about career opportunities and be inspired. Hosted by the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise, SGE Club, Sustainable Enterprise Association, Social Business Consulting, and Net Impact.

Adam Flint

Adam Flint is Southern Tier (NY) Solar Works Program Manager at the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition, which he co-founded in 2008. From 2011-2013, he ran the Energy Leadership Program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County, where he coordinated the Southern Tier Green Jobs Green New York program. He has worked as an educator in the Southern Tier for more than twenty years, including posts as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Hartwick College and as lecturer in Environmental Studies at Binghamton University. Adam co-founded the NY Energy Democracy Alliance, serves on the steering committee, and coordinates COSHARE, the Community Owned Shared Renewables Working Group. He also works on NY State energy policy with a focus on the ‘Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)’ proceeding, He is also a founding member of the Tier Energy Network of the Southern Tier.