2019 Events

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September B Learning Lunch: Beyond ADA - Universal Design for Business, a Case Study
Sep
26
12:00 PM12:00

September B Learning Lunch: Beyond ADA - Universal Design for Business, a Case Study

  • Ecotrust - Billy Frank Jr Conference Center (2nd Floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at Ecotrust's Billy Frank Jr. Room for September's B Learning Event as we explore how to go Beyond ADA when it comes to designing space. Join Joe Wykowski from Community Vision, Bill Bailey and David Donaldson from Waterleaf Architecture discuss their collaboration on the visionary Seven Corners Collaborative space.

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Your Purpose-Driven Business (Half-Day Workshop)
Sep
27
9:00 AM09:00

Your Purpose-Driven Business (Half-Day Workshop)

This half-day workshop focuses on assisting B Corps in understanding their regional cultural contexts and how to better articulate their purpose-driven businesses within those contexts. Design thinking exercises will be used to generate ideas that can be implemented on a shoe-string budget with maximum impact.

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B Corp Night at the Oregon Food Bank - Hosted by Northwest Permanente
Oct
17
5:30 PM17:30

B Corp Night at the Oregon Food Bank - Hosted by Northwest Permanente

Northwest Permanente would like to invite members of our fellow B Corp community to volunteer with us on B Corp night at the Oregon Food Bank in Beaverton on Thursday, October 17th. Pizza & networking will start at 5:30pm, with the volunteer shift going from 6:00-8:30pm.

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ABC - Always B Collaborating: Human Resources & Culture 🐝
Sep
12
11:00 AM11:00

ABC - Always B Collaborating: Human Resources & Culture 🐝

Connect with fellow B Corp employees working in Human Resources & Culture. ABC events provide a venue to discuss opportunities, challenges, and best practices as well as collaborate on collective initiatives. These groups are open to employees of current Certified B Corps, organized by members of our community, and supported by B Local PDX.

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The Power of Purpose Driven
Sep
11
5:00 PM17:00

The Power of Purpose Driven

Do you have a purpose and passion for using your business as a force for good? Can advertising and marketing help make a change for a better world? Is it possible for an agency to be both purpose-driven and profit-driven? Come listen to a panel of experts discuss what it mean to be a purpose led business in Oregon. 

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ABC - Always B Collaborating: Sales & Business Development 🐝
Sep
10
3:00 PM15:00

ABC - Always B Collaborating: Sales & Business Development 🐝

Connect with fellow B Corp employees working in Sales & Business Development. ABC events provide a venue to discuss opportunities, challenges, and best practices as well as collaborate on collective initiatives. These groups are open to employees of current Certified B Corps, organized by members of our community, and supported by B Local PDX.

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B Local PDX Summer Mixer at Quickfish
Aug
28
5:00 PM17:00

B Local PDX Summer Mixer at Quickfish

Come enjoy food, B Corp company, and a beautiful summer evening and community gathering brought to you by B Local PDX and hosted at QuickFish in the Pearl District. Connect with others in the B Corp Community—this is a great opportunity to network and create long-lasting professional and personal relationships in a casual setting.

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August B Learning Lunch: Creating Effective Meetings for Better Results
Aug
22
12:00 PM12:00

August B Learning Lunch: Creating Effective Meetings for Better Results

  • Ecotrust - Billy Frank Jr Conference Center (2nd Floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us on Thursday, August 22 at noon for our August B Learning Lunch at Ecotrust. Suzanna Coffman of Trebuchet Group will discuss “Creating Effective Meetings for Better Results.” Did you miss our on last month’s sold-out event on Harnessing (Healthy) Conflict for Better Results? Our July lunch was so popular that we’ve invited Suzanne back for round 2 of learning around building a healthy workplace team environment!

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B Corp Certification Hackathon *FREE!*
Aug
20
1:30 PM13:30

B Corp Certification Hackathon *FREE!*

Join representatives of B Local PDX & our Certified B Corp community for a working session with on-site expert assistance in B Corp Certification and the B Impact Assessment. Come with a laptop for working on the assessment and your burning questions! Expect to make some good progress on your Certification or Re-Certification process. Please be sure that you’ve signed up for the B Impact Assessment in advance. RSVP Now on Eventbrite!

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July B Learning Lunch: Harnessing (Healthy) Conflict for Better Results
Jul
25
12:00 PM12:00

July B Learning Lunch: Harnessing (Healthy) Conflict for Better Results

Join us on Thursday, July 25th at noon for July's B Learning Lunch: Harnessing (Healthy) Conflict for Better Results, to be held at Hopworks Urban Brewery on SE Powell. Our speaker, Suzanne Coffman, Senior Business Advisor & Insight Activator of Trebuchet Group, will explore ways of encouraging positive, healthy, and productive conflict that can lead to better results.

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ABC - Always B Collaborating: Human Resources & Culture 🐝
Jul
17
10:00 AM10:00

ABC - Always B Collaborating: Human Resources & Culture 🐝

Connect with fellow B Corp employees working in Human Resources & Culture. ABC events provide a venue to discuss opportunities, challenges, and best practices as well as collaborate on collective initiatives. These groups are open to employees of current Certified B Corps, organized by members of our community, and supported by B Local PDX.

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June B Learning Event: BLD PNW 2019 Reflection
Jun
27
8:00 AM08:00

June B Learning Event: BLD PNW 2019 Reflection

Join us on June 27th for June's B Learning event brought to you by B Local PDX and hosted at the Fully Showroom on SE Water Ave. Meet with us for a morning reflection and discussion after the third annual PNW BLD! The B Local PDX conference is our biggest event of the year. It has provided opportunities to connect with others and participate in continued shared learning experiences. Continue the conversation and take time to reflect on speaker presentations, workshops, and the valuable connections you made.

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May B Learning Happy Hour: Networking
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

May B Learning Happy Hour: Networking

Join us for May's B Learning Event brought to you by B Local PDX and hosted at Living Room Realty on NE Alberta St. You asked for more networking opportunities, so here’s your chance to network with our B community. Sara Spirko, Senior Executive Recruiter with Noto Group, will share her experiences with networking and provide some pointers. We'll then facilitate “speed networking” to practice what we’ve learned.

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B Corp Career Fair PDX
May
22
11:00 AM11:00

B Corp Career Fair PDX

Learn about new job opportunities and discover how your career can be a force for good at the first annual B Corp Career Fair PDX! Whether you're actively looking for a new job, or just keeping an eye out for new opportunities, this is your chance to connect with Portland's most progressive and socially responsible employers. Some of your favorite local brands are probably B Corps! So come join us to learn how you can get a new job doing work for business with a mission. Register Now.

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