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NJ Sustainability and Small Business Summit

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

NJ Sustainability and Small Business Summit

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Please join representatives from New Jersey’s public, private, non-profit and academic sectors for a series of panel discussions to educate small business owners on how to make sustainability a part of their business strategy, reducing costs and increasing profits.

Free Admission, Registration Required.

Opening Speaker: 

  • Vivian Brady-Phillips, Jersey City Deputy Mayor  

The Art of Sustainability: Doing well while doing good: a discussion of how small businesses can save money and increase profits while reducing their impact on the environment. Panelists will share best practices best practices in reducing energy and water use, improving logistics and minimizing waste

  • Dr. Eugene Cornacchia, President, Saint Peters University
  • Pam Mount, Owner, Terhune Orchards
  • Dan Kennedy, Assistant Commissioner, Water Resource Management, New Jersey Department of Environment 
  • Joseph Prusik, Manager, Asset Management Renewables, PSE&G 

Tools To Go Green: Panelists will equip the audience with information on how to identify available resources, utilize sustainable technologies and foster private and public partnerships to achieve sustainability goals.

  • Adam Zellner, President, Greener by Design
  • Mayor Chris Bollwage, Elizabeth, NJ
  • Paul VanGelder, Vice President for Power and Energy Market Development, CHA Inc
  • Ed Kurocka, Program Manager, NJ Small Business Development Center

Colloquy: A Leadership Perspective on Sustainability in Small Business

  • Randall Solomon, Co-Founder, Sustainable Jersey and Senior Advisor, The College of New Jersey
  • James Gowen, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Supply Chain Operations, Verizon
  • Tom BrackenPresident, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce 
  • Jeana Wirtenberg, Co-Founder and Senior Advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise


Parking Information: The Armory Parking Lot – 686 Montgomery Street. 

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When & Where

Saint Peter's University
47 Glenwood Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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