Top Ten List: Keys to Success in Eco-Entrepreneurship

The Conference Board of Canada, August 12, 2015
Recorded Webinar
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Prairie Paper Inc. is a Canadian company committed to creating a sustainable future and a better planet. Led by Jeff Golfman, President and CEO, Prairie Paper’s long-term goal is to revolutionize the pulp and paper industry by building a first-of-its-kind state-of-the-art eco mill in Canada to make 100% tree-free chlorine-free paper from agricultural waste. Each member of the team at Prairie is working toward this goal and is deeply passionate about making a positive impact on the health of our planet.

Jeff Golfman is a leader in the tree-free paper revolution. He is an active environmentalist, raw vegan and innovator. Along with his friend, business partner and company co-founder Woody Harrelson, Jeff has been a leading figure in the research and production of high-quality tree-free paper for over 15 years. Jeff Golfman will share his story and his journey to becoming one of Canada’s foremost eco-entrepreneurs.

Join us for this 60-minute webinar where Jeff Golfman will walk through the 10 keys to success in eco-entrepreneurship.

Webinar Highlights

  • how to achieve complete transparency in a business
  • walking the walk and no greenwash—what it means to be an eco-entrepreneur
  • how to secure money for start ups and small businesses
  • how to assemble a great team and choosing the right board of directors, investors and management team
  • defining “opportunity” and how to recognize and capitalize when opportunity presents itself

About Jeff

Photo of Jeff GolfmanJeff Golfman is the co-founder and President of Prairie Pulp and Paper Inc., which is active in the research, development and sales of recycling of agricultural wheat straw fibres into tree-free chlorine-free-sulphur-free paper. As an eco-entrepreneur for the last 25 years, Jeff is an Honours Graduate of the Ivey School of Business. He was the founder of Winnipeg’s Blue Box curbside recycling program, 20 years ago, as well as Pulse Furniture, a custom furniture manufacturer that creates sweat shop free furniture in Canada, for clients all over North America.

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