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U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host Event on Sustainability-Driven Innovation

Submitted by: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center

Categories: Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Apr 30, 2014 – 09:15 AM EST

 

WASHINGTON, Apr. 30 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with SustainAbility, U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, will convene leaders from the public and private sectors for an event focusing on ways in which the business community is redefining its role in sustainability through scaled collaboration and innovation. The event, Accelerating Sustainability: Energy and Water in Your Operations and Supply Chains, will explore a number of topics, including the importance of resource efficiency, ways to measure performance, and key market forces and trends shaping the evolution of collaboration.

 WHO:

The Honorable John R. McKernan, President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Alfonso Martinez-Fonts, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Marc DeCourcey, Executive Director of the Corporate Citizenship Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Mary Grace Anderson, Vice President of Safety, Environmental and Social Performance, Shell Upstream Americas
Rose McKinney-James, Managing Principal, Energy Works Consulting LLC, and Board of Directors, MGM Resorts International
David Melançon, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Benjamin Moore & Co.
Hugh Welsh, President and General Counsel, DSM North America
Jigar Shah, CEO, Jigar Shah Consulting
Brodi Fontenot, Assistant Secretary for Administration and Senior Sustainability Officer, U.S. Department of Transportation
Mark Mykleby, Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired

A full list of speakers is available here.

 WHAT:

Accelerating Sustainability: Energy and Water in Your Operations and Supply Chains

 WHEN:

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT
Agenda

 WHERE:

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20062

 RSVP:

Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. Please register by emailing bjacobs@uschamber.com or calling 202-230-1877.

For more information, please contact:

Bailey Jacobs Senior Manager, Communications
Phone: 202-463-5766

 

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