Panel examines redefining capitalism for sustainability, social justice

BRATTLEBORO — A panel of speakers featuring Brattleboro-based leaders in global innovation for social justice and sustainability in business will explore strategies to shift traditional and commercial markets to sustainability and to create scalable social sector initiatives, as well as benchmarks and metrics to hold businesses accountable.

Amit Sharma, founder of Finclusive Capital; Janice Warren, president of OneReport; and Michael Knapp, founder and CEO of Green River will present some emerging sustainable business models, as well as how to mold and measure sustainability. They will also discuss transforming capital markets to make them greener and more innovative.

The presentations takes place on Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m., at Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 802-254-5290, ext. 1201, or visit

The library will close at 6 p.m., and doors will open at 6:45 p.m.for this event only. Other library services will not be available during the evening.

This forum is co-sponsored by the School for International Training (SIT) and funded in part by a grant from the Windham Regional Commission..

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