Submitted by: SoL Sustainability Consortium
Posted: Mar 07, 2007 – 09:45 AM EST
Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - ATLANTA, GA - March 7, 2007 – The SoL Forum on Business Innovation for Sustainability will take place March 27-30, 2007 at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta, GA. Leaders from business, government, academia, and NGOs are invited to take part in this truly unique program focused on developing and integrating more sustainable business practices for environmental and social prosperity as well as a means for spurring innovation, efficiency, and economic vitality. The Forum, presented by the Society for Organizational Learning and chaired by Peter Senge, will serve as a catalyst for accelerated learning on sustainability through innovative best practice presentations, solutions-driven conversations, and a systems approach.
"We believe that companies who contribute real leadership in the coming years will embrace two distinct aspirations as foundational to business success: eliminating unsustainable business practices and creating new, regenerative pathways to success," says Forum chair Peter Senge. The Forum curriculum is designed to leverage the vast knowledge and experience of Forum participants as we work to co-create more socially and environmentally sound products, processes, and business models.
The Forum features widely respected speakers and organizations including:
To download the SoL Forum on Business Innovation for Sustainability brochure, click here: solsustainability.org/forum2007.htm
For further information on participation or sponsorships of this event, please contact Forum Director Martha Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 617.388.7655.
About The SoL Sustainability Consortium
The SoL Sustainability Consortium is a learning company of companies and individuals committed to accelerating the learning need to achieve truly sustainable industrial societies. Organized in 1999, the consortium utilizes the disciplines of systems thinking and organizational learning along with conceptual frameworks for sustainability to explore and address the knotty issues surrounding the challenge to remain profitable while nurturing natural systems and the communities in which we do business. Consortium member companies include some the world’s most respected organizations such as: United Technologies, The Coca-Cola Company, Green Mountain Coffee, DTE Energy, Ford, Schlumberger, Dean’s Beans, Plug Power, Harley-Davidson, BP, MBDC, Pioneer Valley PhotoVolcaics, Schlumberger, and Nike.