Introducing See Change Sessions: Sustainable entrepreneurs, investors and outdoor brands meet at the intersection of climate change and mountain sports

February 17, 2021

Join Patagonia, Burton, 1% for See Change climate summit, presented by Hula

More than fifty industry-leading speakers including Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia; Donna Carpenter, Owner & Chair of the Board of Burton Snowboards; Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet; Danny Davis, Burton Team Rider; Ben Anderson, Co-CEO of B Lab US & Canada, and others will gather on March 24-25, 2021 at See Change Sessions, a virtual summit at the intersection of climate action, sustainable entrepreneurship and winter mountain sports.

The summit is See Change Sessions, a 2-day virtual affair full of CEOs, founders, athletes, investors, tech leaders, entrepreneurs and others who will gather to speak, listen and seek solutions to some of the most important issues facing not only the winter mountain sports industries, but the planet at large.

Within the more than thirty sessions planned, topics discussed will include greenwashing, corporate climate action, impact investing, the circular economy, emerging tech, resort sustainability, carbon offset, resource usage, waste solutions, intersectional environmentalism and more.

Participating partners include 1% for the Planet, Burton Snowboards, Protect Our Winters (POW), Parley, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Patagonia, Tin Shed Ventures, Beta Technologies, Waste Free Earth, Taos, Origin, Bank of the West, Atmos Financial, Climate Neutral and others yet to be announced.

Members of the general public may register for the majority of the summit, with select sessions accessible by invitation or application only. Registrants of all types can take part in a variety of deep-dive sessions to network, upskill, and learn from sustainability leaders in the sector. These sessions include keynotes, talks, workshops, storytelling, AMAs and more that will provide opportunities to interact and connect.

People may register, request an application and read more about the summit at: seechangesessions.com. General Access passes are on sale for $59 and All Access passes are available for $170 (via invitation or application only). Discounts are available for corporate groups and students.

The summit is presented by Hula, produced in partnership with Signal Kitchen and built in support of Protect Our Winters (POW). Hula & POW aim to elevate their shared mission of empowering outdoors enthusiasts to protect their playgrounds.

About Hula

Hula is a business accelerator, venture capital fund, and lakeside coworking campus in Burlington, Vermont. Situated along the shores of Lake Champlain, Hula is creating a new innovation district for Vermont’s high-growth businesses. The 160,000 sq. ft. of building space has been reimagined from an industrial oven factory into a net-zero campus designed to maximize collaboration between already established businesses, new startups, investors and experts. The two new buildings provide office space and designated coworking desks for up to 800 people. Steps from Lake Champlain, Hula has an indoor/outdoor event space for up to 500 people, a full-service restaurant, a fitness center and the Burlington Surf Club right next door. Accessible by the bike path from downtown Burlington, Hula is the perfect place to forge connections and partnerships within the Vermont business community.

About Protect Our Winters

POW helps passionate outdoor people protect the places and lifestyles they love from climate change. We are a community of athletes, scientists, creatives, and business leaders advancing non-partisan policies that protect our world today and for future generations.

About Signal Kitchen

We bring together niche communities that are doing good in the world through innovative experiences and interactive content. We started in 2012 in the underground music and art world. Now, we build with forward-thinking partners from around the world to shed light on important cultural and creative topics.