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NIC Special Announcement:

RSVP Now to March 23 and April 8 Events!

Hello from Net Impact Chicago! There are some exciting events coming up soon that we wanted to share with you. Details on two events that you will not want to miss are below.  RSVP NOW to secure your place!

Net Impact Central Event - Corporate Impact & Regeneration:

Building Partnerships for Impact 

Wednesday, March 23rd at 2pm CT (Free!)

Join Net Impact Central on Wednesday, March 23 for Corporate Impact & Regeneration: Building Partnerships for Impact, to explore the critical role companies can play in building partnerships to drive investment and innovation in support of a regenerative economy.

This fifth event in the Regenerative Economy series will spotlight corporate influencers supporting social enterprise, such as Cox Enterprises, as well as entrepreneurs working at the intersection of business and impact. The event will delve into the ways in which corporate investment and support of social enterprise can lead to positive societal changes, including building social capital, sparking innovation, promoting equitable and regenerative economic growth, and benefiting local communities

More details:  here

RSVP here

UChicago 2022 Social Impact Summit:

Friday, April 8th from 12pm - 5pm CT ($10 includes lunch and reception)

Join Net Impact Chicago for a half-day educational and networking event at Chicago Booth’s 4th annual University of Chicago Social impact Summit. The theme this year is “How business can support local community health, wealth, and wellbeing”. 

The event will feature speakers from leaders in Social Impact from a variety of professional fields (health, finance, impact investing, consulting, industry, food, and tech). Attendance will include professionals and students from multi-disciplinary fields. Lunch is included and there will be a social impact reception following the speaker sessions. This is an in-person event with online components.

Where: Harper Center on the University of Chicago Campus 5807 S. Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637 & hybrid (virtual) sessions

Price to attend: $10

More details: here

RSVP (Those who are not current UChicago Booth students will have to click “sign up” to create an account and RSVP): RSVP here


Earth Hour is March 26, 2022 at 8:30pm! Started by WWF and partners as a symbolic lights-out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now one of the world's largest grassroots movements for the environment. Held every year on the last Saturday of March, Earth Hour engages millions of people in more than 190 countries and territories, switching off their lights to show support for our planet. 

Take part by simply switching off your lights, or check out the Earth Hour website for more ways to get involved!


Have ideas for events / programming you’d like to see from Net Impact Chicago?

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