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Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Lunch with a Leader: Scott Hamlin

Date: 11:30am PDT October 4, 2016 Location: J.R. Howard Hall, Room 302

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J.R. Howard Hall, Room 302

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Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Interested in entrepreneurial ways to be sustainable? Hear what inspired Scott Hamlin, the CEO of Looptworks, to repurpose abandoned material into sought after products, and what he predicts for the future of the circular economy. 

Scott Hamlin Co-founded Looptworks, a certified B corporation design brand that creates meaningful products from excess materials. Looptworks repurposes abandoned materials into beautiful, long-lasting and limited-edition products such as bags, clothing and accessories. With industry experience at adidas AG, Jockey International and Royal Robbins, Hamlin is considered a thought leader on the circular economy from a practitioner’s perspective. His passion is focused on re-imagining product creation with a focus on zero waste and closed loop manufacturing methods. By re-using the world’s pre and post-consumer excess, the Portland, Oregon based brand aims to rid the world of waste, while inspiring a generation to reduce their impact on the planet.

 

Sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Career Center.

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