Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Champions for Sustainability (C4S) business network, in partnership with the C4S Air Quality Series Planning Committee, will host “Smart Energy Use for a Healthier Business Climate and Clean Air,” at Phipps Conservatory from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm.
During the workshop, local and national industry leaders will share insights to their achievements and practical advice for smarter ways to use energy and save money while simultaneously improving the region’s air quality in step with the Breathe Project. The Breathe Project is a coalition of residents, businesses, government and other groups in southwesternPennsylvania working together to clean up the air for the health of families and the economy.
SustainablePittsburghwill also reveal the latest Leaderboard standings for the Green Workplace Challenge, a yearlong competition demonstrating the business case for sustainable business practices. Over 50 entities are participating in the Challenge, comprising businesses in the small to mid markets, as well as the Fortune 500 and nonprofit sectors.
Registration for the event is $45 for Sustainable Pittsburgh/C4S members and $55 for non-members. It is free to all Green Workplace Challenge participants. Students receive a special rate. More details, including registration, are available at www.c4spgh.org/AQ_kickoff.html. For questions, individuals may contact Matthew Mehalik, Sustainable Pittsburgh Program Manager, at (412) 258-6644 or firstname.lastname@example.org.