As the U.S. sits on the sidelines, debating the validity of climate change, the rest of the world is making substantial investments in clean energy and sustainable technologies for the sake of the planet and the betterment of their economies.
“Going green” is estimated to be a $100 billion dollar business by the year 2017. Whether you believe in the science behind climate change or not, you cannot overlook the solid data that confirms the cost savings and efficiency gains of organizations that have embraced sustainability as a core value. Further, as an American you cannot deny the need to invest in clean energy as a way to strengthen our economy, our national security and provide a wholesome future for our children.
The business community, city leadership and entrepreneurs are coming together to find cost effective solutions to address climate change. The Sustainable Operations Summit is the premier forum for leading organizations to share best practices that benefit both the environment and the bottom line. The 2012 summit will bring together some of the world's brightest minds in sustainability in New York City during Earth Week to share innovative approaches to reduce our impact on the environment with a focus on energy, the built environment and resource conservation.
From the High Line to the Skyline, NYC plays the perfect host for the summit as it is home to some of the most inspiring green building and urban renewal projects in the world.
The Sustainable Operations Summit is produced by CraigMichaels, launched in 2002 and has since become one of the nation’s premier producers of senior level events. Their unique event format provides leaders with an intensive yet enjoyable way to better their business that saves both time and money. Linking Leaders is more than just their tagline; their core objective is to initiate and foster relationships that allow you to achieve your business goals.
As part of its sustainability initiatives, CraigMichaels offsets carbon dioxide emissions from staff travel and facility energy usage for its summits with Carbonfund.org.