Embracing Sustainability as a Business and Economic Strategy
Registration opens at 8:00 am.
Note: session topics and timing are subject to change.
9:00 – Conference Opening
Welcome by Tina Neuhausel – President, Sustainable Contra Costa
9:05 – Introductions
Everyone: Name and Affiliation (only)
9:30 – The Business of Sustainability:
Sustainability and Risk Management
Ed Morales, Senior Vice President, Marsh Risk & Insurance Service
10:15 – Break, Networking, Exhibits
10:45 – Sustainable Infrastructure:
Our Waste Crisis – Now What?
11:45 – Lunch, More Networking and Exhibits
12:30 -Keynote Presentation
Strategies for a Creating a Truly Sustainable Economy
1:15 – Public Policy:
Rethinking Disposable Plastics
Samantha Sommer, ReThink Disposable
2:15 – Break, Networking, Exhibits
2:30 – Contra Costa Sustainability Report – 2019
3:00 – Sustainable Business Showcase:
Meet the Innovators, Pioneers & Leaders
Oscar Dominguez, Director
Contra Costa Small Business Development Center
Susan Psara, Director
Contra Costa Green Business Program
Featured Businesses (TBD)
4:00 – Innovation Spotlight
4:30 to 5:30-ish – Networking/Reception
Join us for a networking reception featuring a selection of handcrafted beers from Calicraft Brewing Company in Walnut Creek.
Taste the best of California in a bottle of Calicraft beer!