Green for Good Conference: Profitability through Sustainability

Green for Good Conference: Profitability through Sustainability
Being “GREEN” for Good Conference: Profitability through Sustainability
Thursday, May 21, 2009 9:30 AM- 12:30PM
UNL Kimmel Education and Research Center5985 G Road, Nebraska City, NE 68410

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Kimmel Education and Research Center will host the “Being GREEN For Good” Conference on Thursday, May 21, 2009. The conference is designed to help small business owners, community leaders, and entrepreneurs “grow profitability through sustainability” by learning more about how environmental and social responsibility impacts the bottom line.

Speakers:
9:30 AM: Sustainability through Profitability: The Triple Bottom Line By: Connie Reimers-Hild, Ph.D.

9:40 AM: Defining Green: What is it and how does it Impact Businesses? By: Robin DiPietro,Ph.D.

10:40 AM: Energy/Water Efficiency at Work By: Shirley Niemeyer, Ph.D.

11:40 AM – Panel and Round Table Discussion with Local Businesses and Leaders Implementing Green Practices

Panelists:
Karen Houser, General Manager, Lied Lodge & Conference Center

Shawnna Silvius, Marketing and Program Coordinator, River Country Economic Development Corporation in Otoe County

Jeanna Stavas, Inn Keeper and Owner, Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast in Nebraska City, NE

12:30 PM: “Free” light networking lunch featuring Nebraska products and video interviews. During lunch, participants will have the opportunity to record video interviews focused on gathering information regarding their “best practices” and future goals of implementing additional green practices into their businesses.

Space is limited, so register today!!!

RSVP by Monday, May 18, 2009- Email- dheidzig5@unl.edu or Phone 402.873.3166
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