Are you ready for practical, how-to knowledge for designing and implementing a greenhouse gas management program at your company?


If you need immediate, actionable knowledge -- NAEM's Corporate Climate Strategies workshop is the place to go beyond ideas and theory and focus on implementation.

Corporate Climate Strategies: Implementing Best Practices in GHG Management and Energy Efficiency

Hosted By Millipore Corporation

June 3-4, 2008
Boston, MA


Organizations Presenting Include:

Avery Dennison, The GHG Management Institute, Millipore, Molson Coors Brewing Company, Pfizer, Raytheon, Sun Microsystems and United Technologies Corp.


Workshop Overview

Join fellow environmental managers, policy makers and stakeholders to benchmark your programs and come away with practical strategies for designing and implementing effective GHG management programs for your organization. The workshop will also offer attendees the opportunity to tour and learn about energy and GHG projects at Millipore that have contributed to over 2 million kWh of savings in the past year.


Topics to be addressed include:


Global and National Regulatory and Policy Update

Key Steps for Conducting a Corporate GHG Inventory

GHG Reduction Goal Setting: Determining a Reduction Goal that Aligns with your Business Goals

Case Studies from Industry: Practical Strategies for GHG and Energy Reduction


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Conference Agenda

June 3rd
Conducting a Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Setting Reduction Goals

7:45 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

  • Virginia Hoekenga, Deputy Director, NAEM
  • David Newman, Director of Sustainability, Millipore

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

CEO Address: Corporate Sustainability at Millipore

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Briefing: Key Greenhouse Gas Policy Developments - Essential Steps and Considerations for Conducting a Corporate Greenhouse Gas Inventory

  • Michael Gillenwater, Dean, GHG Management Institute
  • Tom Baumann, Director Professional Programs, GHG Management Institute

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Break Sponsored by Arcadis

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Special Address from Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Ian Bowles

The Secretary will discuss the energy vision for the State of Massachusetts and touch on how MA's efforts fit into the Northeastern regional and federal policy landscape.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Sponsored by EDSG

1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

GHG Inventory Management: Lessons Learned and Best Practices from Corporate Leaders

Moderator: Dr. Paul Fennelly, Senior VP, ENSR

  • Roberta Macklin, Mgr, Environmental & Engineering Services, Avery Dennison Corp.
  • Rebecca L. Thoburn, Green IT Global Marketing Manager, Dell, Inc.
  • Mr. Lin Longshore, Vice President Environmental Compliance, Safety-Kleen

2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

Goal Setting: Deciding on Your Reduction Target

  • Bella Tonkonogy, Program Manager, US EPA Climate Leaders
  • Jere Zimmerman, Director, Corporate EHS, Molson Coors Brewing Company
  • Christine Visnic, Director, Global EHS Operations, Pfizer

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Break Sponsored by Earth Tech

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Resource Café

In this session, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in informal dialogue with a variety of resource providers from government, the NGO community and the private sector, and to learn more about the tools and initiatives available to support their GHG reduction efforts. Invited Resource Providers include: 3 Degrees, Borrego Solar, Carbon Disclosure Project, CDM, Dell Energy Smart, EPA Climate Leaders, EnerNoc, ENSR | AECOM, and the GHG Management Institute

5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Day 1 Closing Remarks & Adjournment

6:15 - 7:15 p.m.

Networking Reception at the Bedford Glen Hotel

June 4th

Turning Data into Action: Taking Steps to Reducing Carbon Emissions

7:30 - 8:15 a.m.

Breakfast Sponsored by Brown and Caldwell

8:15 - 9:30 a.m.

Overview of Key Reduction Approaches

  • Rich Costello, Partner, Acela Energy Group, Inc.
  • Dan Perruzzi, Principal Architect, Margulies & Associates
  • Dan Kalafatas, President, 3 Degrees

9:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Case Studies: Successful GHG and Energy Reduction Projects

Moderator: Allan F. Bedwell, Principal, CDM, Inc.

  • Millipore Corporation--Paul Lukitsch, Regional Facilities Manager
  • Raytheon Company --David Chamberlain, P.E., C.E.M., Principal Energy Engineer
  • United Technologies Corporation--Sean West, EH&S Project Manager

11:45 - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch Keynote

  • Tiffany Ryan, Senior Eco Practice Consultant, Sun Microsystems

12:45 - 1:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks & Adjournment

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Hands on Look at Millipore GHG and Energy Efficiency Projects

Following lunch on June 4th, attendees will have the opportunity to join a series of hands-on tours of a variety of GHG Reduction and Energy Efficiency projects Millipore has implemented. Millipore engineers and project leaders and supporting project managers will be on hand to answer questions and share insights into the development and key success factors of these projects.


NAEM, the Premier Association for EHS Management, is a non-profit educational association dedicated to advancing the knowledge and practice of Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) management. NAEM programs are developed by association members to support their professional development & broaden their skill competencies.


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Workshop Location

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Boston, Massachusetts




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