Civic Chat: Networking Our Neighborhoods — Erik Birkerts, CEO, Clean Energy Trust

 |   MSFT Chicago Staff

Microsoft Chicago's Shelley Sten Grach and Erik Berkerts, CEO at Clean Energy Trust, discuss Co_Invest Cleantech.

Formerly known as the CET Challenge, Co_Invest Cleantech is Clean Energy Trust (CET)‘s annual flagship event focused on showcasing Midwest cleantech entrepreneurship and innovation to stakeholders throughout the country. At the event on May 23, CET will announce roughly $1.5 million in new investments to clean energy innovators.

CET is a Chicago-based nonprofit whose mission is to further the growth of the clean energy technologies and businesses in the State of Illinois and the broader Midwest. They partner with and invest in innovators to bring scientific and technological advancements to market that change how the world generates, consumes, and reuses energy and natural resources.

In Shelley Stern Grach’s latest Civic Chat: Networking Our Neighborhoods, she connects with Erik Birkerts, CEO at CET. The two discuss the upcoming showcase, the coaching and mentoring CET offers, and how clean energy entrepreneurs can get involved.

Watch Shelley’s chat with Erik live on