Sustainable Manufacturing Summit 2009, April 29-30, Chicago, IL


Source: GreenPower Conferences
Related Topics: Pollution Prevention and Environmental Management

The 2009 Sustainable Manufacturing Summit will be held at April 29-30, 2009, at the Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois. This year's theme is "Corporate strategies for clean, green production".

The Summit will examine the latest developments in sustainable strategies for manufacturers of all sectors. This event offers access to the corporate executives and green experts leading the transformation to sustainable and cost-efficient manufacturing. The summit format is a combination of case studies and expert panels tackling key green topics for manufacturers including energy efficiency, clean technologies and renewables, carbon management and offsetting, climate policy updates and supply chain management. This is a must-attend event for those charged with developing corporate environmental strategies and their advisers.

Summit topics and learning opportunities include:

  • Learn from top manufacturers sustainability strategies
  • Hear the latest updates on energy efficiency initiatives
  • Identify what national and international carbon capping means for your company
  • Find out how the new US president's climate policy affects manufacturers
  • Decide whether your current emissions baseline is accurate and how to manage data
  • Analyze which sustainability initiatives offer the best return on investment
  • Identify practical steps for optimizing carbon, raw materials, energy and water
  • Hear how companies are collaborating to create sustainable supply chains
  • Understand which offsetting projects result in actual emissions reductions
  • Get a handle on which codes and standards are emerging for sustainable production
  • Ensure that you are investing in the most cost-efficient and beneficial sustainability projects
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