Join us for these upcoming events!


DC Food Solutions Challenge

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 6:30-9:00pm

Join us for this collaborative workshop and pitch competition at El Tio Tex-Mex Grill. Learn about the impact of and connections between important themes like food production, climate change and the need to feed a growing world. Then, ideate potential solutions for these tough, interconnected issues with like-minded people in your community and win a chance to present your ideas at an all-expense-paid global Food Solutions Conference in Madison, Wisconsin this spring!

Register for the event and learn more on Eventbrite.


"Net-Zero" Discovery School Tour

Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10:30am-12:30pm

How would you like to witness first-hand what a next-generation, 21st century educational facility looks like? Join DCNI and the Sierra Club for a personal tour of the net-zero Discovery Elementary School in Arlington and you can see how sustainability is not only being integrated into the school’s infrastructure, but also into its curriculum for the students. Cathy Lin, Energy Manager for Arlington Public Schools will be our tour guide, and we will be talking about net-zero buildings and technology, how learning drastically improves for children in a net-zero space, objectives for other net-zero spaces in Arlington, and about potential opportunities for further engagement.

Afterwards, if you’d like, join us for brunch at Lyon Hall in Clarendon to recap the morning’s events. Please register on Eventbrite.

Panel Discussion: "Everything You Need to Know About B Corps"

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 6:00-8:00pm

Does your mission statement include giving back to the community and helping others? Is social entrepreneurship a key fabric of your business acumen? If you have answered yes, please join us at this informative session at Busboys and Poets on what it means to be a B Corporation in our community and nationwide. DC Net Impact and Crossbow Strategies are presenting a panel of experts who will provide an overview of B Corporations and help to answer the question as to whether your organization could benefit from this type of formation. 

Panel Moderator – Mark Frieden, President, Crossbow Strategies
Panelist – Carly Khanna, Chief Marketing Officer, AE Works
Panelist – George Chmael, Founder & CEO, Council Fire
Panelist – TBD

We hope you can join us! Please register and find full bios for our panelists on Eventbrite.