“Sustainability & Your Business” Lunch & Learn program

Penn State Berks and the Langan Launchbox will partner with Berks Nature to host “Sustainability & Your Business,” featuring Jonathan Coleman, Co-Executive Director, ASSETS: Transforming Communities Through Business. This event is a part of the Berks Nature Lunch & Learn series and will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2018, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at The Nature Place at 575 St. Bernardine St. Reading, Pennsylvania. Tickets are available at BerksNature.org/Events or by calling 610-372-4992, x100.

According to the abstract for the program: It's become increasingly clear in the United States that philanthropic or government-level interventions are not sufficient to solve our country’s most pressing social and environmental problems. In order for our communities to develop equitably and sustainably, businesses must play a more intentional and important role. Social enterprises and B Corporations are at the cutting edge of these sustainable business practices.

This session will provide an overview of how ASSETS has incubated an Impact Business Ecosystem in its home region and how a similar process could be developed in the Reading area.

For additional information, contact contact Becca Gregg Sansom at 610-372-4992, ext. 109, or becca.gregg@berksnature.org.