Join us in the new year to highlight and celebrate the good work of our friends at Sightline, a local non-profit promoting smart policy ideas and monitoring the region's progress towards sustainability!
Wednesday, January 10 Seattle Central Public Library | Auditorium 4pm–6:30ish | Complimentary Beer & Wine before 4:30pm This will be a fast-paced, fun-filled, empower-hour, featuring 10-minute presentations from these cutting-edge, impact organizations:
Petra Franklin I Vault Capital & Dwehl Dwehl reinvents the residential marketplace at a time when the divisiveness of place is exacting a tremendous toll, 50yr low in home ownership, 50yr high in renting with 30% to 50% of income going to rent and Carbon Dioxide breaching 410PPM. Dwehl unites investors and homeowners with a superior experience that is transparent and profitable. By improving the financial results for all stakeholders, Dwehl creates an opportunity for the bulk greening of US Housing Stock.
Kevin Bayuk | Force for Good Fund The Force for Good Fund invests in women and people of color-owned, “Best for the World” B Corporations. Kevin also serves as the Senior Financial Fellow at Project Drawdown, developing the business case to address climate change through existing practices and technologies.
Bec Chapin | NODE Imagine a world where buildings give back more to the environment than they take. Where your home makes you healthier and happier. Where there’s a decentralized power grid - based on rooftop solar - that lets you share power with your neighbors or earn extra income selling power back to the grid. And imagine this is accessible to everyone. NODE creates radically sustainable homes that are delivered with the most transparency and customer satisfaction.
Quality impact investment opportunities not reliant on direct government subsidies
Bettina von Hagen | EFM EFM practices ecological forestry by focusing on improving forest health and productivity while also producing high-quality logs, and ecosystem services including carbon offsets and jobs for local people.
Alan Durning | Sightline Institute Sightline Institute is an independent, non-profit research and communications center, a think-tank, founded by Alan Durning in 1993. Sightline equips the Northwest’s citizens and decision-makers with the policy research and practical tools they need to advance long-term solutions to our region’s most significant challenges.