Corporate Climate Response

Venue: Chicago

Location: Chicago, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 22, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 23, 2008
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Join leading companies this September to find out how they’re responding to climate change and adapting for a low-carbon future.

Beyond Carbon Footprinting: Water and Environmental Management
Six Steps to Avoiding Greenwashing
Taking the Mystery out of Carbon and Eco-Labelling
Curbing Emissions from China’s Factories
Clean Technology Update: Making Electricity from Renewables
Anticipating a National Carbon Cap-and-Trade System

Over 1000 sustainability professionals have participated in Corporate Climate Response events.

Past participants include representatives from Wal-mart, Caterpillar, Ford, BP America, Abbott, Time Inc, Motorola, Walgreens, Anheuser-Busch, Dow, McDonald’s, AIG, Exelon, Intel, Baxter Healthcare, Cisco, Aveda, Dell, Exelon, United Technologies, GE, Kraft, McDonald’s, Disney, Toshiba and United Airlines.

Here is what some attendees had to say about last year’s event:

"The panel discussions were extremely engaging" – John Viera, Director of Sustainable Business Strategies, Ford Motor Company

“Outstanding presentations” – Dan Pettit, Kraft

“This gathering of some of largest companies in the world is definitely a step in the right direction.” - Mayor Richard M. Daley, Mayor of Chicago

"Being a carbon and sustainability consultant I saw an excellent opportunity to see how corporate America is managing climate change and how energy efficiency plays a role" – Susan Wood, American Energy Services