Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Business Stewardship Speaker Series Kick-Off: Tuesday, July 25!!!


The Coastal Marine Resource Center of New York is pleased to announce that we will be kicking-off our Business Stewardship Speaker Series on Tuesday, July 25 from 8:30 – 10:00 AM at the Hudson River Foundation. Building on the success of the Business Stewardship Workshop earlier this year, the Speaker Series will showcase the experiences of local businesses and conservation organizations working together to implement restoration projects. The topic of the first meeting will be: Business Stewardship in the Harbor Estuary: Corporations Leveraging Resources for Coastal Conservation. Look forward to seeing you there!

What: Business Stewardship Speaker Series
Where: Hudson River Foundation, lower Manhattan (
Date: Tuesday, July 25
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 AM

In addition, we have created a summary of our efforts to date on the Business Stewardship Initiative below. The Business Stewardship Workgroup, composed of members of the business and conservation communities, recently conducted it first meeting in May and is in the process of creating a “volunteer network” that will bring together the business and conservation groups for on-the-ground-restoration projects. Please email to find out more.

CMRC Business Stewardship Workshop Summary (PowerPoint)

CMRC Business Stewardship Workshop Report

Finally, a special section in the NY Times on “The Business of Green” that provides great insight into the latest trends in business stewardship.

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