3rd Annual Greening Government Conference

    October 16-17, 2012 | St Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre | Toronto  

New Topics  |  New Content  |  New Speakers

This event will bring together conference delegates and a passionate group of like-minded professional speakers from all levels of government and the private sector. The conference will focus on the latest challenges, solutions and best practices within greening initiatives. Conference participants will have an opportunity to take part in a Q&A after each of the presentations. The breakout sessions have been designed to facilitate more delegate interaction and exchange of experiences. The networking breaks and luncheon are a great opportunity to build relationships and exchange information.

The 3rd Annual Greening Government conference will cover a variety of key topics within greening allowing for participants to further enhance their skills and knowledge on sustainability issues as it relates to their specific role. Delegates will come away with a fresh/new perspective on effective strategies to implement green solutions within their organization. After the conference delegates will receive online access to all the speakers’ presentations for their reference. We look forward to seeing you in October 2012.
Experts will address a range of key topics, including:
  • Developing a Government Green Report Card – How do we compare across Canada – What are the top performers doing right? – Where do we need to improve? – Performance-measurement and management tool to make government more accountable and efficient – key criteria
  • Using Green Procurement to Make a Difference
  • Educating and Engaging Staff on the Importance of Greening Initiatives Through Various Channels
  • Green Fleet and Transportation Programs - Strategies for Reducing Fleet Emissions
  • Performance Based Solutions for Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Renewable & Clean Energy Solutions Doing More than Reducing the Risk of Climate Change it can Create Economic Growth - What’s new, What’s working
  • Sustainable Operations Management

Conference Keynote Speakers:

Gordon Miller -
Opening Speaker Day 1
Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Jim Hoggan - Opening Speaker Day 2
Hoggan & Associates Inc. and chair of the David Suzuki Foundation

Shelley Tapp
Fleet Accomodations & Customer Services Branch
Ministry of Transportation

Mayor Mark Gerretsen
City of Kingston

Toby Heaps
Co-Founder and President
Corporate Knights

Philip Jessup
LightSavers Canada

Jim Harris
Author, Management Consultant & Professional Speaker

Bob Willard
Author & Speaker
The Sustainability Advantage

Michael van Aanhout
Strategies to Sustainability

  NCM GOVEVENTS is a proud partner of Carbonzero supporting carbon emissions reductions and the fight against climate change. Our 2012 Greening Government Toronto conference has been designated as Carbon Neutral for all emissions associated with the use of the venue and staff travel. Carbonzero helps organizations transform themselves for the carbon economy by presenting solutions in greenhouse gas accounting, enterprise carbon management solutions and carbon offsetting.
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