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Webinar: Let’s Take the Climate Back
November 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ESTFree
According to research conducted by Interface and Net Impact, 95% of climate experts believe that it is possible to reverse global warming and 91% of young leaders agree. The reason that both think it is possible is because we have everything we need, and both think the only thing that stands in our way is business as usual. Last year, the most comprehensive guide to reversing global warming was introduced by Paul Hawken entitled Drawdown followed by Bruce King’s The New Carbon Architecture. Interface’s “Climate Take Back” plan offers an easy-to-understand framework which can be understood, adopted, and implemented by any organization. The research and the framework will be provided to all participants.
Mikhail Davis, Director of Restorative Enterprise in Sustainability, Interface
Mikhail Davis is Director of Technical Sustainability at Interface, a world-leading modular flooring company with a fully integrated collection of hard and soft flooring. Interface’s mission, Climate Take Back™, invites industry to commit to making a profit in a way that is restorative to the planet and creates a climate fit for life. Mikhail is responsible for advancing Interface’s mission in the Americas by building internal leadership capacity, facilitating strategic alignment of efforts, and creating external partnerships that shift the marketplace toward sustainability.
An expert in sustainable materials, he leads Interface’s product transparency efforts in the Americas and was lead author and editor of the Radical Industrialists column at GreenBiz.com. He also chaired the LEED Materials & Resources Technical Advisory Group for the US Green Building Council (2016-2019).
Previously, he served as manager to environmental icon David Brower and spent five years with Blu Skye Sustainability Consulting building sustainable business strategies for Fortune 500 companies including Walmart, Staples, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. He holds a B.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University and is a certified Biomimicry Specialist (Arizona State University).
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