HomeSBN’s Call for Board Member Candidates for the 2021 -2023 Term

The Board of Directors for the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) is now accepting applications for Board members.

Never has cultivating a resilient and inclusive local economy been more important than it is now. By joining the Board of Directors, you’ll play an integral role in shaping the strategy, major organizational policies, and direction of SBN going forward.

Next year marks SBN’s 20-year strong commitment to improving our local business community for good. Board members provide appropriate work in partnership with the Executive Director to advance SBN’s seven (7) strategic objectives:

  1. Grow and diversify the organization in an equitable and inclusive way
  2. Nurture a strong community of practicing triple bottom line businesses
  3. Empower local businesses to measure and improve their triple bottom line
  4. Expand one and launch two new socially and environmentally responsible industry partnerships
  5. Strengthen our advocacy locally and at the state level
  6. Practice a culture of data and program evaluation
  7. Ensure financial resilience including by increasing our revenue streams

Our ideal candidates are business owners or executives with a track record of practicing – and measuring success by – the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profitability. SBN is committed to creating a diverse board that represents our region’s assets, perspectives, and voices. We believe that the broadest possible participation of different races, genders, and other identities is vital to SBN’s continued relevance and our ability to best serve our mission. As such, we strongly encourage people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other diverse identities to apply for open positions on our Board of Directors.

To read the Board director position in full, please find it here: SBN Board Director Job Posting 2021 – 2023 term.

 

How to apply:

Candidate application forms are available here. Applications are due no later than Friday October 16, 2020. All candidates must complete the candidate application form, and include requested submissions detailed on that form. Send completed candidate application forms and/or any questions via email to [email protected] 

SBN values the diversity of our region’s assets, perspectives, and voices. We believe that the broadest possible participation of different races, genders, and other identities is vital to SBN’s continued relevance and our ability to best serve our mission. As such, we strongly encourage people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other identities to apply for this and all open positions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. SBN’s non-discrimination policy can be found here.