Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Green Business Forum on January 22

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and Montgomery College will sponsor a Green Business Forum next week on “Greening Government Procurement: It's Coming!” The event will be held Tuesday, January 22 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, 51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800, Rockville.

Featured panelists include David Dise, director, Montgomery County Department of General Services; Nancy Gillis, director, Federal Supply Chain Emissions PMO, U.S. General Services Administration; and Maribeth Malloy, director, Environmental Sustainability & Governance, Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Registration is required due to space limitations. Register at the Chamber’s website.

The Montgomery County Green Business Forum is free and open to the public and is held four times a year. Each forum features experts offering unique perspectives on the advantages of being a green business.

The Green Business Certification Program helps County businesses by providing them with a “greenprint” for introducing sustainability into their day-to-day operations and supply chain decisions. Organizations that embrace green practices enhance environmental quality while promoting economic development. More information about the program and how to become certified is available online.

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