Sep 16: Green Innovation in Business Network (GIBN) 2010 Boston Solutions Lab

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Looking for strategies and solutions for energy efficiency? Join Net Impact Boston at Solutions Lab 2010!

Microsoft, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Environmental Defense Fund, and Ashoka invite you to participate in the Green Innovation in Business Network (GIBN) 2010 Boston Solutions Lab. This event will provide you with the opportunity to learn from and with your colleagues about how to advance environmentally sound practices in your business while saving money and increasing profits.

Outlined below is an introduction to a variety of energy efficiency and business topics to be discussed:
-Making the business case for energy efficiency in a way that will resonate with senior management.
-Creative financing of energy efficiency investments.
-Improving energy efficiency in leased office spaces.
-Positioning staff resources to implement energy efficiency strategies.
-Alignment of energy efficiency incentives across departments.
-Developing effective cross-cutting energy efficiency teams.
-Leveraging partnerships with government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, trade associations and other companies.
-Uncovering the connections between water conservation and energy efficiency and strategies advancing the dual goals of saving water and energy.
-Innovative ways to work with suppliers on energy efficiency.
-Next practices for employee engagement around energy efficiency efforts.

*** Net Impact members receive a 30% admission discount by using the code: NETIMPACT when registering at http://gibn2010boston.eventbrite.com/ ***

When: Sep 16 from 8:30am to 6pm
Where: Microsoft New England Research & Development Center, Cambridge
More Info: http://greenbusinessinnovators.wetpaint.com/page/Boston+2010+GIBN+Solutions+Lab
Register: http://gibn2010boston.eventbrite.com/ (and remember to use code NETIMPACT)

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