Sustainability Workshop – Part 1 Presentations

Jeff Potent: Sustainability Workshop introduction About the presenter: Jeffrey Potent, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, teaches corporate sustainable development, sustainable agriculture, and related subjects at the Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs and the Columbia Earth Institute.  Mr. Potent advises graduate students, contributes to the Columbia University Seminar Series on Sustainable Finance, serves on several non-profit and impact investment boards and for several years hosted an annual forum on sustainable agriculture.  He consults and speaks publicly on corporate and agricultural sustainability and water quality.  Mr. Potent formerly led corporate partnerships for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Water in Washington DC.  Earlier in his career, he served as EPA/US Department of Agriculture (USDA) liaison and regional director of the USDA National Integrated Water Quality Program, facilitating collaboration among Land Grant Universities, EPA, USDA, industry associations and other agencies and universities.  The PowerPoint Presentation: Jeff Potent Sustainable Ag Part 1 Jeff Potent Sustainable Ag Part 2 Jeff-Potent-Sustainable-Ag-Part-3 Jim Manning: Taking Stock About the presenter: Jim Manning, Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship Jim Manning is CADE’s Senior Program Manager of Farm and Food Business Development. Prior to joining CADE, he served as a Farm Business Management Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County from 2007 to 2017 with a special focus on entrepreneurship, marketing and local food systems. In addition to working with many agricultural and food businesses, helping them to manage operations and finances and to develop new business opportunities, Jim led a series of special projects for Cornell Cooperative Extension. He is also lead facilitator of the Mohawk Valley Food Policy Advisory Council. Sustainability – Taking Stock   Tanya Moyer: Business Management 101 About the presenter: For [...]