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The Value of Going Green: Sustainability Measures for Oakland County Businesses and Beyond

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Eastern Standard Time
Lawrence Technological University, Technology & Learning Center Bldg, (Rm. 210); Use Parking Lot A
21000 W. 10 Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075



This seminar will provide attorneys with an overview of the issues inherent in creating a sustainability plan and the tools they need to help clients implement one.

 

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Pre-registration is recommended since seating is limited. Pre-registration ends June 5, 2017.

 

Speakers: Scott Beckerman, Comerica; Julie Bogas, PricewaterhouseCoopers; William Hall, FCA US LLC; Kyle Jones, FCA US LLC; Joseph Veryser, Lawrence Technological University Center for Sustainability. Moderator: Emile Lauzanna, Detroit Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council

 

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Course Description: As consumers and employers learn the value of a greener social footprint, businesses and municipalities are incorporating sustainability into their planning strategies. This seminar will provide attorneys with an overview of the issues inherent in creating a sustainability plan and the tools they need to help clients implement one. Topics of discussion will include:

  • What is “Sustainability” or the Triple Bottom Line?
  • The Value of Incorporating a Sustainability Plan: The "Stakeholder Theory"
  • The basic “nuts and bolts” of planning, adopting, implementing and preparing a sustainability plan and report
    • The role of governing bodies like the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Securities and Exchange Commission
    • The rule of consulting firms in the planning process
    • How-to’s for large and small corporations
  • Promoting Sustainability for the Future
    • How universities are adopting plans for their campus and university mission and educating their students regarding sustainability issues

Fees: 

Early Registration (on or before 5/30/2017)
    $40 – OCBA and USGBC Members 
    $30 – OCBA New Lawyers (P75866), Paralegals and Students
    $60 – All Non-Members

Registration (5/31-6/5/2017)
    $50 – OCBA and USGBC Members
    $40 – OCBA New Lawyers (P75866), Paralegals and Students
    $75 – All Non-Members

At the Door:
     $65 – OCBA and USGBC Members
     $90 – All Non-Members

Seminar and continental breakfast sponsored by:

 

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