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DC Net Impact & Weber Shandwick present: Climate Communications Challenges
Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
DC Net Impact and Weber Shandwick Social Impact
Climate Communications Challenges: A Panel Discussion
WHEN: Thursday, October 18th, 6:00-8:00PM
WHAT: Join DC Net Impact and Weber Shandwick Social Impact Oct. 18th for a discussion on the challenges surrounding communicating on and advocating for climate change-related issues.
In the face of difficult economic circumstances, political polarization and the challenge of keeping energy affordable, communicating the potential impacts of climate change can be difficult. Come hear a variety of perspectives from the political, corporate and nonprofit sectors on what strategies they’ve used to translate this complex issue into understandable and persuasive terms, and what strategies have been successful in their pursuit to bring stakeholders into the cause.
- 6:00-6:30PM: Networking and refreshments
- 6:30-7:30PM: Discussion
- 7:30-8:00PM: Audience Q&A
- Cindy Drucker, Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Weber Shandwick
- Mark Grundy, Director of Communications & Network Engagement, Carbon War Room
- Alex Bozmoski, Director of Strategy & Operations, Energy & Enterprise Initiative
- Tim Juliani, Director of Corporate Engagement, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
ABOUT WEBER SHANDWICK SOCIAL IMPACT: Weber Shandwick’s Social Impact practice is a global agency team that builds integrated and insight-driven communications programs to spur engagement on pressing social issues. The group partners with corporations, nonprofits and foundations to develop strategic platforms and campaigns that reach key audiences with resonant and actionable messages on corporate social responsibility and social issues spanning global development, global health, education, and sustainability, among others.
WHERE: Weber Shandwick offices, 733 10th Street, NW, Washington, DC; event will be held in Weber Shandwick's Event Center on the 5th floor.
DIRECTIONS: In the spirit of sustainability, we encourage you to use public transport:
METRO – Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red/Yellow/Green lines) or Metro Center (Red/Orange/Blue lines)
If taking public transport is not possible, limited street parking is available nearby.
EVENT FEE: Free for DC Net Impact members, non-members and guests; refreshments will be provided.
TWITTER: We try to livetweet from our events whenever possible. Join us by tweeting to #DCNI #NetImpact. Our Twitter handle is @DC_Net_Impact, so be sure to follow us. For your convenience, we’re providing Twitter handles for our speakers whereever possible.
Pre-registration is REQUIRED to attend due to space constraints.
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DC Net Impact Professional Chapter
About DC Net Impact, 2011 Professional Chapter of the Year:
The mission of DC Net Impact (DCNI) Professional Chapter is to inspire, educate, and equip the Washington DC metro community to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.
DCNI aims to empower our network of professionals to use the power of business to foster positive social, economic and environmental impact. We leverage our unique position in the Washington DC metro area to cultivate sustainability within the private, nonprofit and public sectors. We contribute to the growth and development of professionals throughout their careers by providing high quality events and workshops that facilitate networking and create learning opportunities in the areas of corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, green business management, environmental sustainability and other related fields.
About Net Impact, DCNI parent organization:
Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world. Our membership includes current and emerging leaders in the CSR, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit, international development, and environmental sustainability sectors who are actively improving the world.
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