Helping Maine businesses grow sustainable business practices and value will be the focus of a hands-on Sustainability Benchmarking Workshop from 4–6 p.m., Feb. 26 at the University of Maine Foster Center for Student Innovation.
The event is offered by UMaine Net Impact, an initiative of the Maine Business School; Maine Businesses for Sustainability; and the Foster Center.
Participants will be introduced to Maine Businesses for Sustainability, a network of businesses in the state focusing on sustainable practices.
The organization has a Web-based sustainability benchmarking survey designed to help businesses identify cost savings, increase consumer good will, strengthen the community base, expand market share, and improve operational efficiency.
Workshop participants can register online or at the door.
Registration fee is $10.