Media Advisory - Climate Change Strategies for a Changing Environment



    TORONTO, Jan. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Business leaders and climate change
experts discuss the business case for early action and share practical
strategies to reduce risks at Climate Change Strategies for a Changing
Environment, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada, January 26 - 27, in
Toronto.

    
    Who:    Jean-Jacques Henchoz, Managing Director and Chief Agent, Swiss
            Reinsurance Company Limited, Paul J.E. Kovacs, Executive
            Director, The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, and
            Rodney White, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography,
            University of Toronto, will participate in the panel discussion
            Climate Change, the Economy, and the Insurance Industry, at
            10:15 a.m., Monday.

            Mathieu Bouchard, Vice-President, Sustainable Development and
            Climate Change, Rio Tinto Alcan, and David Stevens, Global
            Partner Supply Chain Management, Leader, Canada, IBM Canada Ltd.,
            will share practical approaches to address climate change, at
            11:15 a.m., Monday.

            Ron S. Dembo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Zerofootprint,
            Tom Heintzman, President, Bullfrog Power Inc., and Peter Love,
            Chief Energy Conservation Officer, Ontario Power Authority, will
            discuss the latest practices for reducing an organization's
            impact on climate change, at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday.

    When:   Monday, January 26, and Tuesday, January 27, 2009

    Where:  Metropolitan Hotel Toronto, 108 Chestnut Street
    

    For more information, visit:
http://sso.conferenceboard.ca/conf/09-0056/default.aspx
    This event is sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais, IBM Canada Ltd., Enwave
Energy Corporation, Rio Tinto Alca, Zerofootprint, Bullfrogpower, CBSR and the
Research Network for Business Sustainability.




For further information:

For further information: or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne
Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221,
corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca; Media must register in advance


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