The delicate balance between Sustainability and Profitability are discussed by the Nation's Industry Leaders
Lemoyne, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/18/2012 -- JOIN the nation’s most forward thinking companies participating in an interactive forum to understand the impact of sustainability on companies and improve business practices. Discussion and presentations include the wide spectrum of sustainability from IT, water, smart grid to Change Management. Leading companies will address the delicate balance of achieving sustainability while preserving profitability.
Presentations will be made by:
Katherine Neal Blue, Managing Director, US Climate Change & Sustainability, KPMG LLP
Dr. Cheryl Martin, Deputy Director Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (ARPA-E) US Dept. of Energy- Leader for the organization’s commercialization program to help breakthrough energy technologies succeed in the marketplace.(confirmed)
Rhett Thomas, Director of Sales, LUTRON, Mid Atlantic;
Lowell Cisowski, Distribution, The Coca-Cola Company
Bob Douglas, Vice President, Maintenance Operations, Co-Presenter - Andrew Cullen, Vice President Energy and Telecommunication Services Penske Truck Leasing
Louise Knight, Esq., COO Superior Water Company
Rudi Miklosvary, Executive Vice President, Global CarbonSystems; (IT Sustainability) Microsoft recently selected Carbonsystem's Environment Sustainability Platform as its new global standard emission tracking and management for its 600 facilities in 110 countries.
Kathy Pape, President, PA American Water- Subsidiary of American Water, the largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company in the US
Audrey Zibelman, President, Viridity Energy The Viridity Energy VPower™ system is a proven technology platform that transforms a customer’s portfolio of buildings and optimized supply and demand-side energy resources into a 24/7 virtual power plan
Paul Gilman, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Covanta- Responsible for Covanta’s safety, health & environmental compliance programs, corporate communications and sustainability initiatives that further reduce Covanta’s environmental impact while increasing the use of its technologies.
Dr. Jameson Lawrence, Esq. President BVFR & Associates LLC
Event Sponsors are:
Air Products, UPS, LUTRON, Penske, Schaedler Yesco, General Motors (an official sponsor of the 2012 Summit.
Limited seating is available for non-affiliated AFREC Council Companies. Tickets are $230 each and can be purchased via the website http://www.afrec.net
Founded in 2003, AFREC is a private Mid Atlantic industry-driven alliance that exclusively focuses on the economics and development of corporate and government sustainability programs, projects, products and initiatives.
AFREC sponsors Business Roundtables four times a year with that includes the sustainability summit. AFREC successfully facilitates inter and intra organizational collaboration that results in valuable alliances.
AFREC is one of the nation’s first Leadership Councils to endorse all advanced energy solution that improve corporate profitability
All AFREC events are eligible for CEU/PDH credits for engineers
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