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Thursday, April 17, 2008
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Northeast Ohio: A Leader in Sustainable Business Practices?

Does Northeast Ohio have the ability, the resources, and the will to become a leader in sustainable business practices? Can we gain a long-term strategic advantage? Learn more about how marketing the Northeast Ohio region as a leader in the adoption of sustainable business practices can create wealth and opportunity. Be part of a lively discussion that may help you identify how a regional approach to sustainability can be a source of competitive advantage for your company.PanelistsSally Breyley Parker, President, Currere, Inc.Brad Chase, The Center for Regional Sustainability (GreenCityBlueLake)Ms. Parker and Mr. Chase have worked diligently to facilitate the adoption of a regional approach to sustainability. They will discuss the potential benefits and challenges the region faces in its efforts to develop and encourage the development of the infrastructure and the will necessary to encourage regional adoption of sustainable business practices. Key topics include: * How to identify and partner with key stakeholders * Creating competitive advantage for the region * Managing risk * Being a "good" environmental steward while creating wealth and jobs for our citizens.Register at: www.csuohio.edu/cba/mkt/noon or via email to: j.dorazio@csuohio.eduDoes Northeast Ohio have the ability, the resources, and the will to become a leader in sustainable business practices? Can we gain a long-term strategic advantage? Learn more about how marketing the Northeast Ohio region as a leader in the adoption of sustainable business practices can create wealth and opportunity. Be part of a lively discussion that may help you identify how a regional approach to sustainability can be a source of competitive advantage for your company.PanelistsSally Breyley Parker, President, Currere, Inc.Brad Chase, The Center for Regional Sustainability (GreenCityBlueLake)Ms. Parker and Mr. Chase have worked diligently to facilitate the adoption of a regional approach to sustainability. They will discuss the potential benefits and challenges the region faces in its efforts to develop and encourage the development of the infrastructure and the will necessary to encourage regional adoption of sustainable business practices. Key topics include: * How to identify and partner with key stakeholders * Creating competitive advantage for the region * Managing risk * Being a "good" environmental steward while creating wealth and jobs for our citizens.Register at: www.csuohio.edu/cba/mkt/noon or via email to: j.dorazio@csuohio.edu

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