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EBC Hosts Climate Change Summit
February 12, 2010 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Positioning Business to Succeed in the Low Carbon Economy
Preti Flaherty, ENE (Environment Northeast), Environmental Business Council of New England, AIM (Associated Industries of Massachusetts), Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environment
- U.S. Congressman Edward Markey (D-MA)
- Gina McCarthy, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, US EPA.
- Ian Bowles, Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environment
- David Littel, Chair, RGGI Inc., Board of Directors and Commissioner, Maine DEP
- Thomas King, President, National Grid
- Robert Rio, Esq., Senior Vice President, Counsel, Associated industries of Massachusetts
- Dan Sosland, Executive Director, ENE (Environment Northeast),
- Tim Healy, CEO and Chairman, EnerNOC
- Nick D?Aberloff, President, New England Clean Energy Council
Learn where energy policy is headed on the national and regional levels. Hear from leaders in industry how they are using this information and case studies of corporate change driven by emerging climate and energy policy. Get practical advice on how to implement change and access state and federal resources.
- What does the debate over energy policy and regulation mean to your business?
- What steps are businesses already taking to position themselves for the coming lower carbon economy?
- What public and private funds are available to help businesses transition to a low carbon economy?
- What opportunities exist for leaders in this area?.
Who needs this information?
- Large energy consumers that are affected by costs, even if they are not directly regulated
- Executives engaged in strategic planning regarding energy consumption or the streamlining of industrial processes
- Businesses making infrastructure or capital investment decisions in the face of uncertain energy or capital costs
- Businesses affected by carbon regulation from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) or any other federal program.
- Businesses interested in positioning themselves to succeed in a new lower carbon economy.
Executives and others interested in finding new opportunities for growth in a low carbon economy.