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PriceWaterhouseCoopers Joins the Sustainable Manufacturing Summit

SC Johnson, Motorola, Pepsi, Kimberly-Clark, HP to share sustainability strategies

Submitted by: Green Power Conferences

Categories: Sustainability, Events

Posted: Apr 07, 2010 – 09:10 AM EST

 

CHICAGO, Apr. 07 /CSRwire/ - PricewaterhouseCoopers has joined the Sustainable Manufacturing Summit as Gold Sponsor. The third annual event takes place May 11-12 in Chicago and brings together top corporate leaders in sustainability to discuss the latest developments in green manufacturing. Organized by Green Power Conferences, the event is also being supported by TFT.

Through cutting edge case studies and expert panels, this event offers access to the companies and experts leading the transition to sustainable manufacturing. This year's summit promises to be the best yet with an unprecedented speaker line-up and an in-depth program offering the very latest developments in sustainable product design, life cycle analysis, renewables investment, energy efficiency, climate policy development, and supply chain sustainability.

The Sustainable Manufacturing Summit features:

  • A keynote presentation from Roger Barnett, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Shaklee Corporation. Barnett has been selected as the Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum and has ambitious sustainability goals including using 100% green power.

  • Top level decision-makers from manufacturers across all sectors including consumer products, food & beverage, apparel, technology, electronics, aluminium and steel

  • Cutting edge case studies and speakers from Herman Miller, HP, SC Johnson, Alcan Packaging, Shaklee Corporation, TerraCycle, Motorola, Sprint, MillerCoors, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grays Harbor Paper, MeadWestvaco, Kimberly-Clark, Mars Snackfood, Pepsi, US EPA, the Department of Energy, URS, The Chicago Climate Exchange, and more.

  • Updates on how top manufacturers are taking sustainable product design to the next level

  • The latest news on climate policy changes from the US EPA and the Department of Energy

  • A case study from Robin Tator, founder of TerraCycle, who is working with top retailers and consumer products companies like Kraft, Wal-mart, Hershey's, Frito-Lay, and Starbucks to "upcycle" trash and create innovative products

  • Practical advice on carbon management, green supply chains, energy savings, and renewables

The summit fills an unmet need in the marketplace for companies to meet and share best practices on building energy, carbon and resource savings into the manufacturing process. Attendees will include corporate directors of sustainability, environmental management, energy, corporate social responsibility, product development, and supply chain management.

To download the event brochure, please visit the Sustainable Manufacturing web site at:
http://www.asaseries.com/v8-12/Prospectus/Index.php?sEventCode=SM1004US

For more information, please contact: Adrienne Baker, 819-459-1162, adrienne.baker@greenpowerconferences.com

About Green Power Conferences:
Founded in 2003, Green Power Conferences was the first dedicated company to offer professionally organised events focusing on the renewable energy, climate change and sustainability sectors. We have now welcomed over 12,000 delegates from 92 countries and built a global database of 400,000+ contacts. Our expertise lies in producing high quality, interactive conferences that provide ample networking opportunities for delegates and partners alike.

Each event is developed by a team of market research professionals who ensure our events provide in-depth discussions and the latest industry updates in these fast-moving sectors. With a global portfolio of 50+ events, Green Power Conferences is helping to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy, climate change mitigation projects and sustainable business practices from Rio to Hong Kong. We also walk the talk, by offsetting all our commercial activities through renewable energy projects around the world.

www.greenpowerconferences.com

For further information on Pricewaterhouse Coopers, visit www.pwc.com.

For further information on TFT, including their new scope of sustainable business practices, visit www.tft-forests.org.

For more information, please contact:

Phone: 0044 203 355 4212
Phone 2: 0044 207 099 0600
Fax: 0207 900 1853

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Green Power Conferences

 

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