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What We Do. Why We're Here.

The GoGreen Conference, created and organized by Social Enterprises, is a sustainability learning experience for business and public sector decision-makers. Featuring regionally targeted content and recognized leaders from the community, GoGreen works across industry silos to foster peer-to-peer learning and collaborative solutions. We believe sustainability in the business setting is a powerful and indispensable tool for navigating the tumultuous waters of today's global economy and solving our climate woes. Our mission is to empower attendees with the strategies, tools and connections to green their organizations with profitability in mind.

Want to bring the GoGreen Conference to your city? Contact us at cities@gogreenconference.net to start a dialogue with the organizing team.

2015 Advisory Team

Our regionally focused advisory teams ensure that GoGreen is able to build an experience that is timely and relevant to the region's economy, environmental issues, market opportunities and culture by providing guidance, connections and insights into each community we serve.

Christie True | Department Director, Department of Natural Resources and Parks, King County, Washington

Christie True

Christie has proven to be a leader in positive community engagement, managing change and being dedicated to continuous system improvement. Christie is known for her experience in establishing processes to better manage and deliver complex projects and budgets, and for her technical expertise and analytical approach to challenges. In 2006, she was named Local Official of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders for her work on the Brightwater project.

Brenna Davis | Director of Sustainability, Virginia Mason

Brenna Davis

Sephir Hamilton | Chief of Staff, Seattle City Light

Sephir Hamilton

Susan Long | Environmental Impact Manager, Starbucks Coffee Company

Susan Long

Kevin Wilhelm | CEO, Sustainable Business Consulting

Kevin Wilhelm

He has spent the last eight years demonstrating the business & bottom line benefits of sustainability locally, nationally, and internationally. He is the author of the acclaimed: Return on Sustainability: How Business Can Increase Profitability & Address Climate Change in an Uncertain Economy. He is an adjunct professor at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute where he teaches Sustainable Business.

Mary Rose | Co-Director, Network for Business Innovation + Sustainability (NBIS)

Mary Rose

Charlie Cunniff | Interim Executive Director, Seattle 2030 District

Charlie Cunniff

The consistent theme to his work has been the intersection of business success, community development, environmental sensitivity and access to government programs. Charlie is now proud to resume his career in the non-profit world by joining the Seattle 2030 District as the Deputy Director. At "2030", he will lend his talents for organizational development and collaborative problem solving to this rapidly growing organization that is dedicated to reducing the use of energy, water (potable and stormwater) and carbon emissions from transportation in downtown Seattle by 50% by the year 2030. Charlie holds a BA in Environmental and Energy Systems from The Evergreen State College and a Masters in Non-Profit Leadership from Seattle University.

Terri Butler Ph.D. | Executive Director, Sustainable Seattle

Terri Butler

Dune Ives | Senior Director of Philanthropic Initiatives, Vulcan

Dune Ives

She is proud that Milepost earned their B Corporation certification, was twice recognized as a Best Company to Work For and as one of Washington's 50 Greenest Companies in 2013. Her work resulted in development of organizations such as the Green Sports Alliance and the Seattle 2030 District, both galvanizing entities that are engaging and inspiring their industries towards greater reduction of negative externalities. Dune holds her Ph.D. in Psychology from the Utah State University.

Karl Ostrom, PhD | Co-Executive Director, Network for Business Innovation + Sustainability (NBIS)

Karl Ostrom

Karl's PhD in Clinical Psychology, completed at the University of North Carolina, contributes to his understanding of systemic approaches to organizational change and leadership development. His publications include "Is there Hope for the City."

Molly Ray | Environmental Solutions Manager, Office Depot

Molly Ray

Molly was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated with a B.A. in Communications/Media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In 2008, she graduated from Bainbridge Graduate Institute with a degree in Sustainable Business. She currently resides in Seattle, WA.

Scott Kubly | Director, Seattle Department of Transportation

Scott Kubly