Is your company ready for the low-carbon economy?

Toronto summit tells businesses how to manage risk and sustain growth

TORONTO, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - Canadian Manufacturing.com and Canadian Investment Review are pleased to announce its first annual Carbon Economy Summit, taking place September 21 in Toronto.

This premier day-long event will bring together some of the brightest minds in sustainability—from Canada and abroad—for idea exchange, education and networking. Find out how to position your company for growth in the years ahead, mitigate climate risks and attract investors.

Keynote speakers such as Nicholas Parker (co-founder of the Cleantech Group) and Gwynne Dyer (an international journalist and author) will highlight diverse opportunities in clean technologies; and the politics, economics and social drivers behind the new low-carbon era.

Breakout sessions will delve into the operational and regulatory issues shaping corporate social responsibility. Themes will include:

  • Ontario's ripening clean energy market
  • Carbon trading, taxes and caps
  • Risk management
  • Manufacturing strategies
  • Carbon reporting regulations

The conference is being organized by Rogers Publishing's family of industrial, financial and business publications, including Canadian Manufacturing.com and Canadian Investment Review, in response to our readers' growing interest in low-carbon opportunities and risk management.

Who should attend?

  • Chief financial officers
  • Manufacturing executives
  • Investors and fund managers
  • Accounting/ compliance professionals
  • Procurement executives

What: Carbon Economy Summit

When: Sept. 21, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Where: Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place, 105 Princes' Blvd., Toronto

Cost: Regular rate: $675 + HST; Early Bird rate: $449 + HST

The early bird rate is in effect until Sept. 7.

Visit http://www.canadianmanufacturing.com/carboneconomysummit to register, view an agenda and speaker profiles.

Presenting sponsor
Samsung

Breakfast Sponsor
UPS

Silver Sponsors
TD
BOMA
Grant Thornton

Bronze Sponsor
PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Event Partner
Toronto CFA Society

About Rogers Publishing Limited

Rogers Publishing Limited, a division of Rogers Media, produces many well-known consumer magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Media's various publishing and broadcast properties are also integrated with their own popular web sites. Rogers Media is a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For furtherinformation about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com.

SOURCE News - Media

For further information: For further information:

Lisa Wichmann, editorial director; Tel: (416) 764-1491;lisa.wichmann@rci.rogers.com

For sponsorship inquiries: Tim Dimopoulos, executive publisher; Tel: (416) 764-1491; tim.dimopoulos@rci.rogers.com


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