Event Details


Sustainable Supply Chains and Circularity

| 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Room Number: Jake Jabs Event Center, 1st Floor, CU Denver Business School 1475 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80202
Business School
1475 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO
Robert Hobbins

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CU Denver’s Sustainable Business Advisory Council, Sustainable Business Programs, and Institute for International Business (IIB) cordially invite you to a networking and panel discussion on 


Sustainable Supply Chains and Circularity



Tuesday, December 5, 2023

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm (MT)

Click to RSVP


Jake Jabs Event Center

1st Floor, CU Denver Business School

1475 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80202


Zoom link for optional remote participation provided after RSVP


Who can attend?

This event is designed for all SBAC members and CU Denver faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The local sustainable and regenerative business community is also welcome and encouraged to attend.



5:00pm: Networking and Refreshments

5:30pm: Sustainable Supply Chains and Circularity Panel Discussion

6:30pm: Adjournment


Panel Overview

An exploration of the intricate relationship between waste and supply chains, two critical aspects of modern global industry. Distinguished experts from both academia and practice will come together to analyze the multifaceted challenges posed by global supply chains and the subsequent generation of waste. The discourse will delve into strategies aimed at optimizing supply chain efficiency while concurrently addressing environmental concerns, emphasizing the need for sustainable practices and circular economy models. Our panelists will discuss thought-provoking takes on innovative technologies, policy frameworks and actions to minimize waste generation, enhance resource utilization, and foster a greener, more resilient global supply chain network. The discussion will underscore the undeniable link between supply chain management and responsible waste reductions, sparking a renewed commitment to driving positive change at both local and global scales.



Dr. Nivedita Biyani, Benioff Ocean Science Laboratory | Arizona State University

Yasmin Foster, Supply Chain Delivery Manager, IBM | CU Denver MS IB Alumni

Laurie Johnson, CEO and Founder, Circular Colorado

Megan Jorgensen, Sustainability Maven – Eco-Products | SBAC Chair

Christie Pettys, Product Standards Manager – Food, Natural Grocers | SBAC Member



Dr. Robert Hobbins, CU Denver Business School 



Please RSVP using this link by Friday December 1, 2023 to attend either in-person or remotely. We encourage everyone to attend in-person where possible. In-person registration is limited and will close once we reach capacity. 


Parking and Light Rail Information

Parking is available at Writer’s Square Garage for $20. The entrance to this garage is at 1587 Lawrence Street. It is on the left-hand side of Lawrence Street in between 15th and 16th street. Look for green signage with white lettering that reads “Parking”. Street parking is also available at any of the meters. The CU Denver Business School is also easily accessible via light rail – get off at the Colorado Convention Center or Union Station stops and walk the few blocks to the school.



Email Dr. Robert Hobbins <Robert.Hobbins@ucdenver.edu> with any questions.


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