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The role of weather and climate in business

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Friday, October 4, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)

The role of weather and climate in business

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Speaker: Steven Wysmuller, Global Weather Leader, IBM/The Weather Co.

The greatest challenges of our time? Climate change, climate risk and how to increase the resilience of businesses, society and individuals. We are all vulnerable to unforeseen weather events, and the inability to manage climate-related risk can limit business success, thwart economic development, and threaten public safety. Leading-edge companies are taking a different approach, moving from a reactive mindset to one that is proactive and can “weather” the storm.


Join us to welcome back Steve Wysmuller of the IBM Services Weather Analytics team as we explore the role of weather and climate risk on business, and how the IBM Services business provides actionable weather insight to businesses across industries. Integrating weather and climatic data with traditional business data and systems can significantly impact enterprise decision-making, and help companies find a new competitive advantage in today's marketplace.


This event is part of the GBP’s “Leaders in Sustainability” Speaker Series… the leading forum to discuss and learn about key trends and best practices in all things green business.


8:00 - 8:30: Breakfast & networking

8:30 - 8:50    Welcoming remarks

  • Dr. Marsha Gordon, President & CEO, The Business Council of Westchester
  • Peter McCartt, Director of Energy Conservation & Sustainability, Westchester County
  • Jane Solnick, Director of Public Affairs Westchester, Con Edison
  • Westchester Community College President's Office

8:50 - 9:00    Program overview

  • Dani Glaser, Program Director, Green Business Partnership

9:00 - 9:45    Featured speaker

  • Steven Wysmuller, Global Weather Leader, IBM/The Weather Co.

9:45 - 10:00 Q/A 












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Westchester Community College - The Gateway Center
75 Grasslands Road
Visitor Parking Lot 1
Valhalla, NY 10595

Friday, October 4, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)

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The Green Business Partnership (GBP) helps businesses and organizations become more sustainable in all areas of operation in order to earn the official GBP Green Business Certification.  Our members have become industry leaders and proven that you can use fewer resources, do more with less, and improve productivity and profitability at the same time.


A program of the Business Council of Westchester, in partnership with Westchester County and Green Team Spirit LLC, the GBP team has expertly guided employers of all sizes through this process for 11 years. Members have access to exclusive resources as they work with us to reduce their impact on the environment in measurable, meaningful ways. Upon certification, they enjoy a marketable competitive advantage and brand-building recognition.


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