CAPACCIO’s Wayne Bates, PhD, PE, to moderate AIM Sustainability Roundtables Reply

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Your customers may soon demand it. Insurers support it. Investors expect it. Join the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) Sustainability Roundtable to learn more about It. The “it” is sustainability, which you may know by one of its other names: corporate social responsibility, corporate responsibility, environmental sustainability, or sustainable development. Moderated by Wayne Bates, Ph.D., Vice President at Capaccio Environmental Engineering, Inc., and adjunct professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, upcoming sessions will be held on various dates in Milford and in western Massachusetts.

The elements of sustainability – economic prosperity, social well-being, and environmental stewardship – hold growing importance to customers, employees, investors and regulators. Well-run companies in many industries have been operating in a sustainable manner for years because it’s good business. Today, these companies are requiring their suppliers to do the same. If you’re not already fielding questions from your customers and employees about your sustainability efforts, get ready. It’s only a matter of time.

Where can you turn to get the information you need to create, manage or fine-tune your company’s sustainability program? Register for one or all AIM Sustainability Roundtables for expert analysis, best practices and networking.

Price
AIM Members $50/session, $150/season pass
Non-Members $100/session, $300/season pass

Central Massachusetts Roundtables, Waters Corporation, 34 Maple Street, Milford

Session 1 March 7 – Defining Sustainability and Determining the Three Responsibilities

Session 2 June 6 – Evaluating the Current Sustainability State of an Organization

Session 3 September 12 – Determining the Future Sustainability State of an Organization

Session 4 December 5 – Strategy Mapping/Sustainability Reporting

Register:
http://aimnet.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0yMDM5NjA4JnA9MSZ1PTc1NjA4MDQ1NSZsaT0xMDAzNTA3NQ/index.html

Western Massachusetts Roundtables

Session 1 February 12- Defining Sustainability and Determining the Three Responsibilities
Peoples Bank, Holyoke

Session 2 May 14 – Evaluating the Current Sustainability State of an Organization
Pelican Products, S. Deerfield

Session 3 August 13 – Determining the Future Sustainability State of an Organization
Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Great Barrington

Session 4 November 12 – Strategy Mapping/Sustainability Reporting
Food Bank of Western MA, Hatfield

Register:
http://aimnet.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0yMDM5NjA4JnA9MSZ1PTc1NjA4MDQ1NSZsaT0xMDAzNTA3NQ/index.html

Participation is limited to people who maintain direct responsibility for sustainability at their companies. We welcome your interest, expertise and passion, as AIM introduces a new resource to help Massachusetts businesses.

Questions? Please contact Gloria Fischer at gfischer@aimnet.org or 617.262.1180 or Waynes Bates at wbates@capaccio.com or 508.970.0033 ext. 121.