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execWE | Beyond Sustainability | Business Essentials for Driving Growth

April 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

This event informs attendees on how a rising number of corporations have pledged to work only with suppliers that adhere to sustainability standards that create a cascade of sustainable practices that flows smoothly throughout the supply chain. The development of a sustainability program is increasingly being recognized as a business essential, not a “nice to have.” Businesses that implement sustainability have a greater probability of winning contracts.
You’ll gain:
*Understanding from industry experts how sustainability in your business model is a growth driver and competitive advantage
*Network with corporate members in a discussion of sustainability measures
*Receive a guide to designing a sustainability plan
*Acquire informative links to sustainability resources

Who Should Attend:
Women business owners/founders, corporate partners, business leaders, certified WBEs, women ready to level-up.

Great Lakes Women’s Business Council registration is requiredgreatlakeswbc.org/execWE. NO same-day registration will be available.


April 5, 2023
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Shelly Hyland
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Is this event local within metropolitan Detroit?
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Lear DTE Energy BCBS of Michigan TOYOTA Stellantis
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Women business owners/founders, corporate partners, business leaders, certified WBEs, women ready to take their businesses to the next level.
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Great Lakes Women’s Business Council is a nonprofit champion for women and minority business owners. We provide access to capital, corporate procurement opportunities, certification for women-owned business enterprises, and small business educational support. We represent more than 1,400 Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certified women’s business enterprises generating approximately $8.6 billion in annual revenue and employing 48,000 U.S. workers as well as 90+ corporate partners in a diverse range of industry sectors. We provided $8 million in loans to small business owners who created 1,800 jobs. Through the Michigan Women’s Marketplace and in-person sessions, we have trained more than 15,000 business owners and entrepreneurs.
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Meet & Greet, Networking, Program
Registration Requirements
Registrations is required. NO same-day registration will be available. www.greatlakeswbc.org/execWE
Dress Code
Business casual (no jeans)
Parking Guidelines
Event parking to the right of the guard booth
COVID-19 Protocols
Great Lakes WBC will enforce its “Be Well” policy that stipulates that if you feel sick or are experiencing COVID-like symptoms prior to traveling to or while onsite at our event, we ask that you leave or not attend for the safety of others. To help ensure your personal safety Great Lakes WBC is committed to robust and transparent communications.
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Lear Corporation
LEAR Corporation | Building #400 – Auditorium | 21557 Telegraph Road
Southfield,MI48033United States
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