Can Green Cities Save the Planet?
January 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder Media Impact Series webinar highlights how the most progressive green cities take on pollution, the climate crisis, and smart resource management.
Seattle, Wash., January 20—Tuesday, January 21 at 11:00 AM Pacific/2:00 PM Eastern, Alison Taylor joins Green Builder Media to talk about the pivotal role cities play in a sustainable future. Learn what a green city is and what the smartest ones are doing to be part of the environmental solution while attracting residents and businesses.
Taylor, the Vice President of Sustainability-Americas for Siemens Corporation, spends most of her time thinking about sustainable solutions that can be applied in cities around the world. Join Green Builder Media President, Ron Jones, as he talks with Taylor about innovative solutions that are currently being deployed by leading green cities, and how these solutions can assist in the development of short-term response and long-term policy at the state, national, and international levels. This lively interview will include:
• the importance of intelligent infrastructure
• the role of renewables
• green building requirements and their impact on sustainability
• how mayors and other leaders are driving change
Register today for your free seat at the webinar: http://www.greenbuildermag.com/impactseries
About the Presenter:
Alison Taylor, VP Sustainability-Americas for Siemens Corporation, drives the company’s sustainability program. She has represented Siemens’ position on environmental issues with Congress and the Executive Branch, and she has developed projects to focus on air quality, emissions, water quality, industrial pollution and climate change. Prior to joining Siemens, Taylor was Chief Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and counsel to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Taylor graduated with a B.S. from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of Denver.
About Green Builder Media:
Green Builder® Media www.greenbuildermag.com is the leading media company in North America focused on sustainable living and responsible growth. With a comprehensive suite of print media, online options, demonstration homes, case studies, training and education vehicles, and live events, Green Builder Media assists building professionals and homeowners thrive in the emerging green economy.