Originally aired December 16, 2010
What is sustainability? What are some of the key elements of sustainability? How can sustainability benefit your organization? What are examples of successful sustainability best practices which can benefit your organization? What future sustainability initiatives are being planned which you should consider?
This session will cover the basics of corporate sustainability, explain company-wide sustainability programs, and how sustainability has been used to grow organizations.
Tim Fields, Former EPA Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response and Senior Vice President of MDB, Inc. moderates a discussion with industry experts:
- Rich Dailey, Senior Director, Environmental Management and Support, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., is in charge of providing strategic vision and tactical direction for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., in the design, development and implementation of programs and services to identify and mitigate potential risks to human health and environment posed by the operations of stores and clubs in the United States.
- Sue Briggum, Vice President, Federal Public Affairs, for Waste Management, Inc., is responsible for matters involving federal environmental regulation and policy. Before joining Waste Management in 1987, she was an environmental lawyer with Piper & Marbury and its predecessor, where she co-authored the Hazardous Waste Regulation Handbook: A Practical Guide to RCRA and Superfund. .
Download the Corporate Sustainability slide deck.