Saturday, September 6, 2008

Business Gets Green: Session IV

The next session of Business Gets Green will be Thursday, September 18 at the Buffalo Museum of Science from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. If you are interested in giving a 1 to 2 minute filmed introduction of your business at the beginning of this session, please e-mail Bill Nowak at .

Cheryl Zanghi
, Director, Buffalo's Green Hospitality Initiative, wherein the Convention and Visitor's Bureau is working with local hotels and others to provide a green and clean experience for visitors to conventions and conferences in WNY.

Frank Kennedy, from one of the original local Green Gold businesses, will discuss his patented insulated block, which has been used to build over one hundred highly energy-efficient buildings throughout the US. Thermal insulated block offers a tremendous opportunity for builders, developers, architects, and engineers to reduce our carbon footprint using a proven, available, economical alternative to standard block.

David Hahn Baker, a member of the Green Gold board,is a consultant to the Community Action Organization which for over 40 years has administered the county's Head Start programs. Dave is helping design CAO's environmental program which is working on projects to prevent lead poisoning, foster brownfield redevelopment, educate the community on environmental issues, reduce exposure to air pollutants, and foster urban agriculture.

Dave Bauer, President of Sustainable Earth Solutions, where in the empowerment and training of youth and small business owners is used to achieve sustainable action plans on environmental issues. SES applies the world-wide, research-based model of creative problem solving in achieving its clients' goals.

Business Gets Green is sponsored by the Green Gold Development Corporation.

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