Guiding Green, LLC
Leading the path to sustainability

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:

  • Keynote presentation by a prominent leader in the field
  • Presentation by a related organization highlighting their expertise and opportunities
  • Q&A session
  • Lunch
  • Networking reception  
  • Next seminar to be announced soon!

    Most recent seminar:
    March 3, 2010 
    Greening the Supply Chain
    Location: Chandler's Chophouse
    Schaumburg, IL
    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.

    Advance Registration is required.                   
    $50 includes lunch and networking reception.

    Register by phone (815) 325-4974 or email completed registration form to

    Guiding Green, LLC thanks the following for their sponsorship of the March 3rd seminar:

    Previous Seminars:

    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