Graeme Byrd to Lead Net Impact Portland Professional Chapter
Please join all of us at FMYI in congratulating Sales and Marketing Manager Graeme Byrd for his recent election as Chapter Leader of the Portland (NW Oregon) Net Impact Professional Chapter.
Net Impact is a global organization of students and professionals using business to improve the world. With a portfolio of programs and initiatives including an annual conference, it educates, equips and inspires more than 15,000 members to make a tangible difference through business. Spanning six continents, its membership is one of the most influential networks of students and professionals in existence today and includes current and emerging leaders incorporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, and environmental sustainability.
Graeme, other business professionals, and students from Portland State University and University of Oregon, will host the 2011 Net Impact Conference being held at the Oregon Convention Center next October. The conference, in its 19th year, is the largest gathering in the world of students and professionals using business for environmental and social good.
As a company guided by the triple bottom line, we believe that environmental and social responsibility are just good business and take action to demonstrate that belief in a variety of ways. With a steadfast sustainability commitment, we work daily to reduce our impact on the planet and hope to achieve zero impact by 2020. We provide our product for free or at a discount to nonprofits and other mission-based efforts and we make regular financial contributions to a variety of national and community organizations. Finally, we encourage each team member to volunteer and participate in the community. Graeme’s election as the new Net Impact Portland Professional Chapter Leader is a great example of how FMYI’s team of like-minded individuals dedicated to creating a better world gives their time and energy to organizations in our community and beyond.
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