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Tuesday, March 02, 2010
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

B-W sustainability symposium - workshops

A series of concurrent panel sessions will take place in the morning and afternoon (times to be announced), including:

  • Environmental and Carbon Footprinting: How Northeast Ohio's Leading Corporations Are Doing It
  • Prospects for a Wind Energy Industry in Northeast Ohio
  • What Will Federal Carbon Regulation Mean for Our Region?
  • Small Businesses: How to Get Started  
Sherwin-Williams CEO Chris Connor will also speak. 

Part of the Baldwin Wallace College's two-day 2010 Sustainability Symposium: Carbon Footprints ? How can we Transform our Tomorrow?

Scientists, policy analysts and many corporate leaders believe our global society needs to reduce overall carbon emissions by 80-90% by 2050 in order to mitigate the worst future impacts of climate change. This daunting task will challenge governments, corporations, municipalities, and ordinary citizens around the world to engage in a process of technological and social transformation?the likes of which we have never seen before in human history. This dynamic two-day symposium brings together world-renowned leaders, prominent local government representatives, members of the private sector, and experts who will discuss present and future issues relating to energy, climate and carbon as they impact our health and economic vitality of regional businesses and municipalities.

A series of concurrent panel sessions will take place in the morning and afternoon (times to be announced), including:
  • Environmental and Carbon Footprinting: How Northeast Ohio's Leading Corporations Are Doing It
  • Prospects for a Wind Energy Industry in Northeast Ohio
  • What Will Federal Carbon Regulation Mean for Our Region?
  • Small Businesses: How to Get Started  
Sherwin-Williams CEO Chris Connor will also speak.  Part of the Baldwin Wallace College's two-day 2010 Sustainability Symposium: Carbon Footprints ? How can we Transform our Tomorrow? Scientists, policy analysts and many corporate leaders believe our global society needs to reduce overall carbon emissions by 80-90% by 2050 in order to mitigate the worst future impacts of climate change. This daunting task will challenge governments, corporations, municipalities, and ordinary citizens around the world to engage in a process of technological and social transformation?the likes of which we have never seen before in human history. This dynamic two-day symposium brings together world-renowned leaders, prominent local government representatives, members of the private sector, and experts who will discuss present and future issues relating to energy, climate and carbon as they impact our health and economic vitality of regional businesses and municipalities.

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