Guiding Green Seminar Series
Organized by Guiding Green, LLC
To create an informal environment to encourage information sharing and networking among local organizations engaged in or exploring sustainable business practices.
Each seminar includes:
Next seminar to be announced soon!
Most recent seminar:
March 3, 2010
Greening the Supply Chain
Location: Chandler's Chophouse
401 N. Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60194
A Retailer's Perspective on Measuring and Mitigating our Carbon Footprint
Mary Tortorice, Vice President & Deputy Counsel, Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation is the 4th largest retailer in the nation and operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. The presentation will dive into carbon footprint, the decision to proactively measure in a voluntary environment, the results, and how to mitigate impact.
The Journey to Beyond the Gate Carbon Impact Assessments
Daniel L. Lawson, Sustainable Innovation Manager, S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. is one of the world’s leading makers of household products like Pledge®, OFF®, Mr. Muscle® and Glade®. They have also established a decades-long legacy of environmental responsibility, community leadership and providing great places to work. The presentation presents SC Johnson & Son's journey in mitigating GHG emissions and their foray into the WRI Scope 3 emissions pilot program.
Previous Seminars: Keynote: Plenary:
October 7, 2009
Clive Davies, Chief, Design for the Environment Branch,
Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics, US EPA, Washington, DC
Topic: Design for Environment Program and upcoming related work
Annie Gariepy, Marketing Services Manager,
Stepan Company, Northfield, IL
Topic: Stepan's Biorenewable Carbon Index, sustainable solvents,
and 2010 projects under consideration