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Wednesday, May 8 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Running an Environmentally Sustainable Business

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Do you work in or own a small business and are pressed for time, but are looking to make a real-world difference on your business's environmental impacts?  This workshop is will cover common resource conservation issues such as supply chain management, reducing waste, green cleaning, water efficiency, and energy conservation. A diverse panel of speakers include a utility expert, the Green Business Program Coordinator, an B-Corp consultant, and a certified Green Business.  They panelist will cover environmental best practices and resources available to help your business take the next step on you sustainability journey.


Co-sponsorship Authorization #19-0912-17. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Noah Brod, noah.brod@sba.gov.

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Ruth Sandoval

Supply Chain Responsibility Expert, Pacific Gas & Electric
Ms. Sandoval is currently a Supply Chain Responsibility Expert at Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Her responsibilities include Marketing and Communications, Technical Assistance Programs and Small Business.With over 20 years of business experience with Fortune 500, corporate and... Read More →
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Kevin Kumataka

Green Business Coordinator, City of San Francisco Green Business Program
Kevin Kumataka is the Coordinator for the San Francisco Green Business Program, a program housed in the San Francisco Department of Environment.  The Green Business Program offers free technical support services to promote sustainability and recognizes businesses for meeting a high... Read More →
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Carolina Miranda

Founder, Cultivating Capital
Carolina Miranda is the founder of Cultivating Capital, a Certified Green Business and B Corporation that works with small businesses to implement sustainable business practices. As a sustainability professional with ten years experience in the field, she has worked with hundreds... Read More →
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Jeff Kubis

Lean and Zero Waste Program Manager, Heath Ceramics
Jeff Kubis is the Lean and Zero Waste Program Manager for Heath Ceramics, a handmade dinnerware and tile manufacturer based in San Francisco and in Sausalito since 1948. Jeff has been at Heath for 7 years, working in dinnerware and tile production, engineering, to now managing the... Read More →

Wednesday May 8, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
SBA Entrepreneurship Center 455 Market Street, 6th Floor