GOVgreen Conference and Expo

On November 9-10, 2010, GOVgreen held their Conference & Expo inWashington, DC. The event included eco-friendly car displays and over100 exhibitors selling green products and services.

The keynoteaddress was delivered on November 10, by environmentalist and presidentof the Waterkeeper Alliance, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Mr Kennedy also took part in a press conference which followed.

There were technicalWorkshops and a plenary session with key representatives from DoD, DoS,GSA and EPA. In total there were 30 educational sessions presented by 85 speakers.

This event was organized to help government employees, military personnel and contractors learn about and comply with federalsustainability initiatives mandated by President Obama’s Executive Order 13514. It provides solutions for the government to reduce its carbonfootprint, addressing areas such as energy, conservation, transportation and facilities.

The conference was free to government and military employees and open to contractors and consultants.

For more information go to GOVgreen.

Richard Matthews is a consultant, eco-entrepreneur, sustainable investor and writer. He is the owner of THE GREEN MARKET, one of the Web’s most comprehensive resources on the business of the environment. He is also the author of numerous articles on sustainable positioning, green investing, enviro-politics and eco-economics.

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