Recognition in Sustainability

On April 21, 2022, Choose DuPage and the DuPage County Environmental Division hosted a Zoom & Learn as part of an ongoing, Sustainable DuPage program series. In the webinar, we learned how businesses can achieve recognition and accolades for sustainable practices. We also discussed the opportunities that exist and the impact it can have on your business. 

GUEST SPEAKERS

Audrie Hicks Washington, Environmental Protection Specialist,
Energy Star Program Lead
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Region 5

Paul Feith, President
Paul Gregory Media, a Certified B Corporation

Ben Mjolsness, Sustainability Coordinator
City of Naperville

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Sustainable DuPage Program Series

In honor of Earth Month 2022 (April), Choose DuPage and the DuPage County Environmental Division have partnered to host a series of sustainability-focused events. Featuring fresh topics and guest speakers every Thursday in April, this series covers topics at the intersection of business, economic development, life, and sustainability, while focusing on the DuPage region. By bringing together local thought-leaders and influential members of the community, we hope to spark new connections and fresh thinking as we all work toward a brighter future—for our planet and for DuPage.

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Sustainability in Commercial Construction

On April 14, 2022, Choose DuPage and the DuPage County Environmental Division hosted a Zoom & Learn as part of an ongoing, Sustainable DuPage program series. In the webinar, we learned best practices for reducing your environmental footprint in commercial construction and renovation projects.

GUEST SPEAKERS

John Mlade, LFA, WELL Faculty, LEED Fellow,
Director, Sustainable & Healthy Environments
Wight & Company

John Sliwicki, Senior Vice President, Materials Recovery Facilities
LRS

Katie Kaluzny, Associate Director
Illinois Green Alliance

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Sustainable DuPage Program Series

In honor of Earth Month 2022 (April), Choose DuPage and the DuPage County Environmental Division have partnered to host a series of sustainability-focused events. Featuring fresh topics and guest speakers every Thursday in April, this series covers topics at the intersection of business, economic development, life, and sustainability, while focusing on the DuPage region. By bringing together local thought-leaders and influential members of the community, we hope to spark new connections and fresh thinking as we all work toward a brighter future—for our planet and for DuPage.

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Giving DuPage Days

Giving DuPage Days is a virtual community fundraiser hosted by Giving DuPage. For 5 days in May, an entire county will come together to send a resounding message of HOPE to our local nonprofit community. Community organizations continue to serve our residents during the many challenges we face today. This is our opportunity to honor and support their work!

We’re inviting everyone to join us for Giving DuPage Days, an online fundraiser, with a goal to raise over $550,000 for over 95 local nonprofit organizations serving DuPage County.

From May 2-6, we will connect individuals, families, businesses, schools, community & faith groups to celebrate and create awareness for participating charities. Everyone is welcome and donors of all ages can participate! In the past 2 years, over 4,600 amazing donors have helped to raise $622,072 for so many worthy nonprofit causes!

Join us this year to show how GENEROSITY CHANGES EVERYTHING and help local charities raise unrestricted funds in support of their mission and critical programs!

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