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Published on April 11th, 2012 | by pressroom

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2012 Sustainable Operations Summit Kicks Off April 17th in New York City

President Bill Clinton, actor and environmentalist Don Cheadle, and the Founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute Amory Lovins, are set to appear at the 2012 Sustainable Operations Summit, which is bringing the brightest minds in business and sustainability to NYC to exchange economical solutions to address energy and the environment.

The summit will also feature a series of guided tours and receptions that will showcase ‘Sustainability in Action’ in New York City, including the World Trade Center site, the High Line and LEED Platinum Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park.

The opening night reception will take place on the 61st floor of the recently retrofitted Empire State Building. In addition, attendees will be able to network on a cruise aboard the greenest ship in the nation, The Hornblower Hybrid, which runs on renewable power generated by hydrogen fuel cells, solar panels and wind turbines. The Title sponsor of the summit is Dyson Airblade.

WHO:
President Bill Clinton; Don Cheadle, actor and UN Environment Program Goodwill Ambassador; Amory Lovins, Founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute; Robert Hammond, Co-founder, Friends of The Highline; Tom Hicks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy of the US Navy; Anthony Malkin, President, Malkin Holdings; Andreas Schierenbeck, President of Siemens Building Technologies; Trudie Styler, Co-Founder of the Rainforest Foundation; renowned Climate Scientist Michael E. Mann; NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan; and Alex Knox, Industrial Design Director of Dyson.

What:
The 2012 Sustainable Operations Summit

Where:
The Hilton New York
1335 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

When:
April 17-19, 2012

Source: Business Wire  

 




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