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PARTNERS IN PROJECT GREEN TO RELEASE 2011 RESULTS AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON JUNE 7

Jun 04, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release

 

TORONTO, June 4, 2012 - Join community leaders from the public and private sectors at the 4th Annual General Meeting for Partners in Project Green on Thursday, June 7, when results from the 2011 Partners in Project Green Annual Report will be released. Partners in Project Green, will also celebrate the achievements of leading green companies in the Pearson Eco-Business Zone over the past year in areas like waste reduction, environmental reclamation, water conservation, renewable energy use, and carbon emission mitigation. Attendees will also learn about the 2012 Partners in Project Green Sustainability Awards and have the opportunity to network with business leaders in the Pearson Eco-Business Zone.

 

The evening will also feature a keynote address from Storm Cunningham, author of reWealth and the Restoration Economy - two important books on the economic opportunity associated with revitalizing communities through sustainability.

 

Storm's presentation will focus on a number of points including:

  • the rapid global rise of restorative development and the eight growth industries that renew our built and natural environments;
  • restorative development as the most cost-effective strategy for attracting and retaining both employers and employees; and,
  • three powerful new technologies for finding, designing and funding green or restorative projects

 

 

Where: International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd., Room Orion B

 

When: Thursday, June 7, 2012

 

5:30 - 7:00

Registration and networking

 

7:00 - 7:15

Partners in Project Green: 2011 results

Toby Lennox, Vice President Corporate Affairs, GTAA

 

7:15 - 7:20

Launch of 2012 Sustainability Awards

Pat Coyne, Director, Sales and Marketing, the Lowe-Martin Group

 

7:20 - 8:15

Keynote Address

Storm Cunningham, author of reWealth and The Restoration Economy

 

8:15 - 8:30

Networking and cocktail reception

 

 

About Partners in Project Green

Partners in Project Green, an initiative led by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, 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. For more information, visit http://www.partnersinprojectgreen.com/

 

 

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Media information and registration:

Rowena Calpito, Supervisor, Media Management, Toronto and Region Conservation

Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5632, Mobile: 416-358-3446 E-mail: rcalpito@trca.on.ca

 

David Svaluto, Communications, Toronto and Region Conservation

Tel: 416-660-0638, Email: dsvaluto@trca.on.ca

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Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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