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3/9/2010 —

Discussions on Environmental Resource Sustainability

The Spring Speaker Series features business, policy and university leaders discussing the sustainable use of resources by consumers, commerce and government. From transportation, construction, shopping and recycling considerations, to business innovation and policy deliberations, the series seeks to educate students and the community about the importance and possibilities surrounding energy usage and resource sustainability.

Tuesday, February 23
“Energy and the Environment: Trends, Technologies and Barriers to Environmental Sustainability”
Yvette Brown, Executive Vice President, Clean Markets
A discussion on energy policy, business practices, and technology with the goal of situating where the U.S. is now in relation to countries around the world. Clean Markets is a company that "brings together nearly 50 years of combined experience in the nation’s energy and environmental sectors, both public and private, to help clients develop and grow viable business and government initiatives," according to its Web site.
11:30 a.m.
Tomezsko Classroom Building, room 103

Wednesday, April 7
“Green Building”
Gary Saulson, Director of Corporate Real Estate, PNC Financial Services Group
A discussion of the positive economic and productivity impact of “Green (Sustainable) Buildings” and why building green makes sense for corporate America.

6:30 p.m.
Tomezsko Classroom Building, room 103

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