Eagan, MN (PRWEB) February 15, 2009
In today's changing business climate many leader's are searching for ways to improve corporate sustainability and responsibility. As the energy industry moves forward innovations will come from this new business approach that embrace opportunities deriving from economic, environmental, and social development. Join us in San Antonio, TX March 12-13, 2009 at Midwest ENERGY Association's (MEA) Spring Business Roundtable as we discuss Corporate Sustainability.
"MEA members have been acting sustainably and responsibly for years, the difference is they are now tracking data more closely, setting and communicating clear goals and reporting progress to all stakeholders. Our member companies have very good stories to tell and are showing real leadership in the areas of sustainability and responsibility" says Patrick Van Beek, president of MEA.
This roundtable provides an opportunity to learn from the experience of other's facing the same challenges. Topics will include:
- Renewable energy
- Surviving in a de-carbonized world
- Sustainable workforce
- Energyville: A Game of Choices for our Energy Future
- Madeline Snow, UMass Lowell's EMS Service Program in the Lowell Center for Sustainable
Production at UMass Lowell
- Carol Tombari, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
- Kay Augustine, Kay Augustine Consulting
- Jim Sims, Western Business Roundtable
To register or for more information contact Kara Malmgren at (651) 289-9600 x111 or go to http://www.midwestenergy.org.
Midwest ENERGY Association (MEA), serves the people that bring electricity and natural gas to American homes and businesses. MEA was founded as a training association over 100 years ago by visionary distribution utilities in the Midwest to improve safety and efficiency. Utility companies nationwide now benefit from MEA's industry roundtables, operations conferences, and other events. Members collaborated to develop EnergyU, the world's premier online training and testing system for the gas and electric utility distribution industry. Our not-for-profit fee structure delivers to members and subscribers the best possible training at the lowest possible cost in the areas of natural gas, liquids, OSHA, electric, and leadership training.