What does the rise of consumer expectations for businesses to take a stance actually mean for strategy and growth? What happens to sales when companies play a role in activism? Does taking a stance on social and environmental issues help or hurt businesses?
Join us on Wednesday, March 6th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business to hear a live discussion on the answers to these questions, new findings from Global Strategy Group’s Annual Business and Politics Report, and much more on the role that activism plays in changing the landscape of business.
Our panel of industry experts includes:
Virginia Tenpenny, VP Global Social Impact and ED of Starbucks Foundation
Kirk Myers, Director of Sustainability, Alaska Airlines
Christina Page, Climate Action Director, City of Seattle, and Former Head of Environmental Sustainability at Yahoo!
Sarah Severn, Principal at Sarah Severn Consulting, and Former Senior Director Systems Innovation, Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike