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Get Inspired at the Partners in Project Green's Sustainability from the Inside Out Networking Event

Oct 11, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

TORONTO, October 11, 2011 - On Thursday, October 13th, Partners in Project Green and Bullfrog Power are hosting an evening of sustainability networking and learning at the Maple Leaf  ThinkFOOD! Centre in Mississauga. 

At the event the winners of the 2011 Partners in Project Green Sustainability Awards will be announced, the People Power Challenge will be launched and guests will hear from a panel of sustainability experts and business leaders from the Pearson Eco-Business Zone who will discuss how to build a sustainability plan from the inside out and share strategies for embedding a sustainability plan into your organization's culture.

Panel members include: Cindy Coutts, President, Sims Recycling Solutions Canada; Ian Forsyth, Director of Corporate Planning, Business Strategy, Nissan Canada; Toby Lennox, VP Corporate Affairs and Communications, Greater Toronto Airport Authority; David Moran, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, Coca-Cola Canada.  Moderator: Tom Heintzman, President, Bullfrog Power

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2011

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Maple Leaf ThinkFOOD! Centre, 6897 Financial Drive, Mississauga (Building M2)

What:  Building a sustainability plan from the inside out

An effective sustainability plan often touches every business unit of an organization. Ensuring buy-in throughout all levels of your business can be the biggest challenge - but also the biggest key to successful implementation. During the panel discussion, learn successful tactics for engaging your most valuable asset - your workforce - in this transformation. Discover best practices that encourage green thinking throughout all aspects of the business - from sourcing to design and product innovation. Benefit from case studies in effect and methods of mobilizing employees to take your sustainability efforts out to every corner of your business.

Registration: www.partnersinprojectgreen.com/sustainabilityinsideout

 

About Partners in Project Green

Partners in Project Green is a growing community of businesses working together to green their bottom line by creating an internationally-recognized Eco-Business Zone around Toronto Pearson.  Through new forms of business to business collaboration, Partners in Project Green delivers programming that helps businesses reduce energy and resource costs, uncover new business opportunities, and address everyday operational challenges in a green and cost effective manner. www.partnersinprojectgreen.ca

 

About Bullfrog Power
Bullfrog Power, Canada's 100 per cent green energy provider, provides renewable energy solutions that allow homes and businesses to reduce their environmental impact and help create a cleaner, healthier world. Bullfrog's green electricity comes exclusively from wind and hydro facilities that have been certified as low impact by Environment Canada under its EcoLogoM program instead of from polluting sources like coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear. A clean, renewable alternative to fossil-fuel based natural gas, Bullfrog's green natural gas is produced in Canada from biogas facilities that have met strict environmental criteria as defined by ICF International. Thousands of Canadian homes and businesses are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by switching to green energy with Bullfrog Power. Homes and businesses can sign up easily, quickly and affordably at www.bullfrogpower.com.

 

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