Environmental Sustainability Resource Center launches Sustainable Business Training Webinar Series

The Environmental Sustainability Resource Center invites you to register for the upcoming Sustainable Business Training Series, a four-part series of webinars designed to educate commercial and industrial facilities on the business case for environmental sustainability, identify building blocks for a successful program and provide examples and resources to help turn actions into outcomes.

The FREE webinars will take place from noon-1 pm Central on the first Tuesday of each month from February through May 2018. Registration is now open for the first webinar.

Webinar 1: Practical Approaches to Source Reduction                                             
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 noon-1 pm CST
Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/9097146290799903235


  • Waste minimization
  • The “Cost of Doing Nothing”
  • Chemical substitution, reuse and waste exchanges
  • Evaluation tools and resources
  • Success story presentation
  • Technical assistance

Featured Presenter

Nicole Krenner, Corporate Sustainability Officer with 3M Corporation, will share information about the company’s sustainability program and initiatives.

Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC) Presenters

  • Lissa McCracken, Executive Director
  • Cheryl Eakle, Senior Engineer
  • Mark Toda, Senior Engineer

Benefits of Participating in the Webinars

  1. Identify low-cost/no-cost opportunities to stimulate business success through sustainability.
  2. Enhance environmental performance.
  3. Build an organizational culture that embraces and succeeds through sustainability.
  4. Observe real-world examples of implementation.
  5. Obtain tools and resources to assist sustainability efforts.
  6. Learn about technical assistance available.

Remaining Webinar Series Schedule

Webinar 2: Basics of Energy Management
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 noon-1 pm CST
No-cost/low-cost solutions to energy management.

Webinar 3: Influence of the Corporate Culture
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 noon-1 pm CST
Management influences to affect change in employee perception of and participation in sustainability initiatives.

Webinar 4: Developing an Action Plan & Success Stories
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 noon-1 pm CST
Utilizing an Action Plan to stay on target and achieve success.

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