March 7, 2012 (Seattle, WA) — More than 50 renowned green business leaders will present expert insights on how to successfully develop and execute sustainability programs at GoGreen '12 Seattle, Wednesday April 25, held at The Conference Center on Eighth Avenue at Pike Street. Speakers will cover 13 regionally focused topics, including how to finance sustainability initiatives, organizational change, the economics of sustainability, waste management and solutions for greening production supply chains.
"Sustainability has a clear business case that can help our companies recover faster from the recent recession and advance into a greener economy in a strong market position," said Ericka Dickey-Nelson, GoGreen Conference Co-Founder and President. "We've assembled a high level of green business leaders under one roof to share their expertise on how to implement sustainability programs in ways that support the environment and still uphold the bottom line."
GoGreen '12 Seattle will also host a special lunch session showcasing the success of the Seattle 2030 District, featuring a panel of green building experts led by Seattle 2030 District Executive Director, Brian Geller. The session will outline the project's initial scope and strategic planning process, plus report on milestones achieved and its impact on the community.
Additional notable speakers featured on the 2012 roster include:
— George Northcroft, Regional Administrator, GSA Arctic/Northwest Region
— Jill Bamburg, Founder of Bainbridge Graduate Institute
— Jim Weber, President & CEO, Brooks Sports
— Dr Gary Kaplan, Chairman & CEO, Virginia Mason Medical Cente
— Riggs Kubiak, CEO & Co-Founder, Honest Buildings, Inc.
— Deana Poling, Regional President, One Pacific Coast Bank
GoGreen '12 Seattle is a one-day sustainability conference for business, featuring visionary insights from regional innovators, roadmaps for strategic planning and tactical advice on executing sustainability programs. The third annual event takes place, Wednesday, April 25 at The Conference Center in downtown Seattle. Event details can be found at: seattle.gogreenconference.net.
About GoGreen Conference The GoGreen Conference is a one-day sustainability conference for business professionals. Featuring regionally targeted panel sessions and statewide sustainable business leaders, GoGreen provides actionable steps for businesses looking to green their organizations with profitability in mind.
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