Department of Commerce Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative – Government Resources that Support Sustainable Manufacturing
Would you like to learn about government programs and resources available to help your company become more environmentally sustainable, energy efficient and competitive? In addition to lowering energy costs, sustainable manufacturing practices can help you meet environmental regulations and improve your company image with customers, suppliers and employees. Our speaker, Morgan Barr from the Department of Commerce’s Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative, will share with us the benefits, partnership opportunities, and government resources available for chemically related manufacturers.
“Department of Commerce Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative – Government Resources that Support Sustainable Manufacturing” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Morgan Barr, International Economist at the International Trade Administration.
What You Will Learn
- What the U.S. Department of Commerce and other agencies are doing to help companies become more sustainable and competitive
- Government resources and incentives available to help your company in its sustainability efforts
- Examples of chemically related companies that have successfully implemented sustainable manufacturing practices
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, July 29, 2010
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Morgan Barr is an international economist at the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. She works in the agency’s Manufacturing and services division on a variety of manufacturing and trade issues. Morgan has been working on the Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative for three years, leading the OECD sustainable metrics toolkit project as well as working on the Sustainable Business Clearinghouse, the regional tour program, and leading a project to develop a training module for manufacturers on the basics of sustainable manufacturing practices. Morgan has a Master of Arts in International Affairs and an MBA from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
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