Media Advisory - Creating Business Value with Integrated Sustainability

TORONTO, Oct. 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Business leaders discuss strategies for achieving a healthy balance between environmental sustainability and economic growth at Creating Business Value with Integrated Sustainability, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.

    When:    October 29 - 30, 2009

    Who:     Six sustainability leaders will present 30 ideas in 30 minutes,
             at 1:30 p.m., Thursday
                -   Melissa Alvares, Manager, Sustainability Programs,
                    Softchoice Corporation
                -   Robert S. Campanelli, Vice-President, Industry
                    Sustainability, Real Property Association of Canada
                -   Karen E. Clarke-Whistler, Chief Environment Officer,
                    TD Bank Financial Group
                -   Mike Morrice, Executive Director, Sustainable Waterloo
                -   Tom P. Rand, Lead, Cleantech Practice, MaRS Discovery
                -   Mark Romoff, President and Chief Executive Officer,
                    Ontario Centres of Excellence Inc.

             Panelists explore emerging trends in product sustainability,
             at 2:15 p.m., Thursday
                -   Kevin S. Brady, Partner and Director of Strategic
                    Sustainability Services, Five Winds International
                -   Normand Dumont, Executive Vice-President, Merchandising,
                    RONA Inc.
                -   Darryl Neates, Director, Sustainability, Oxford\
                    Properties Group Inc.

             Paul MacLean, President, ÉEM inc., and co-author of Good to
             Green: How to Manage Business Risks and Opportunities in the Age
             of Environmental Awareness, will discuss how to identify and
             integrate sustainability-based opportunities, at 8:45 a.m.,

    Where:   Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King Street West, Toronto

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This event is sponsored by IBM, Cascades, Enbridge, Bullfrog Power, Zerofootprint, Network for Business Sustainability, ReNew Canada, and Sustainable Waterloo.

Media must register in advance.

SOURCE Conference Board of Canada

For further information: For further information: or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Media Relations, Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 221, E-mail:

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