April Happy Hour: Lean & Energy Efficiency / Apr 2, 2019 – Kjell van Zoen, who runs the Strategic Energy Management (SEM) program for Energy 350, explains the overlaps in SEM and Lean, and how he applies lean skills to SEM to further Energy 350’s mission — to “mine energy efficiency as a resource to displace power plants, save businesses money, and protect the environment.”  

“Lean Startups for Social Change” Webinar / Apr 10, 2019 – Learn from Michel Gelobter, serial social entrepreneur and author of “Lean Startups for Social Change: The Revolutionary Path to Big Impact.” Michael explained “Experimenting Our Way to Meaningful Change” to show how these principles can be used to test out and experiment around social change. 

Continuous Improvement Resources / May 11, 2019 – Lean Portland shared Continuous Improvement Resources at the Master Brewers Association of America (MBAA) District Northwest Spring Meeting 2019. Brion Hurley, Maria Grzanka, and Matt Horvat spoke about Lean benefits and key points, the 8 types of waste, and shared examples of pro bono work and recommended resources.