2009 Opportunity Green Conference Presentations


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Table of Contents


Videos

The OG 2008 Conference Sizzle Reel


Select Presenter PowerPoint/Keynote Slides

Uncanny Los Angeles by Alexis Madrigal

Cleantech Venture Capital: Market Perspectives by Colin Bryant

Sustainability Management Maturity Index

Gevo: An "Advanced Biofuels" Start-Up by Frances Arnold

The Open Source by Gervais Tompkin

Going Green with Chlorox by Beth Springer

The Necessary Revolution by Joe Laur

Have a Witty Holiday by Julie Gilhart

Sustainable City Clean Technology by Joe Kwasnik

Walking the Walk by Jeff Hayes

Imagine a World by Llewellyn Wells

Emotional Numbers by Chris Jordan

Sustainability and SAP by Jim Davis

Creative Strategies by Fridolin Beisert

A Trip to the Future by Clark Kellogg & Jeff Hayes

The End of an Industry or a New Beginning? by Dave Muyres

A Greener, Greater New York by Rohit Aggarwala

Breaking Through the Noise by Annie Leonard and Jonah Sachs

The ROI of Sustainability by James Bassett

PG&E Sustainability: Social and Environmental Responsibility by Len Sauers

Hopenhagen by Freya Williams

Implementing Sustainability in Behavior and Practice by Michael Hopkins

Cleantech Venture Capital by John Babcock

Sustainable City Clean Technology by Chris Spain

Implementing Sustainability in Behavior and Practice by Lorrie Vogel

Open Innovation for Sustainable Growth


Videos

Title:Opportunity Green Sizzle Reel
Subject: A glimpse of the 2008 Opportunity Green Sustainable Business Conference.


Select Presenter PowerPoint/Keynote Slides

Saturday, November 8th
Title:Uncanny Los Angeles
Speaker: Alexis Madrigal
Subject: A trip through an alternative energy past that already existed here in Los Angeles.


Title:Gevo: An "Advanced Biofuels" Start-Up
Speaker: Frances Arnold
Subject: Explore this young company's success in large-scale industrial bioprocessing and renewable chemicals, fuels, and plastics.


Sunday, November 8th

Title:The Open Source
Speaker: Gervais Tompkin
Subject: See how exciting it is to combine lifestyle, workstyle, office space, building use, and pro forma into a new opportunity and revolutionize the modern workplace. This presentation delves into how to combine focus, collaboration, learning, and socializing for top company performance and excellence.


Title:Going Green: Learning as We Go (Chlorox Company)
Speaker: Beth Springer
Subject: Hear from Chlorox Vice President Beth Springer how Chlorox, an industrial bleach company, has garnered success through innovation, brand building, and acquisition in addition to sustainability progress. See the company's environmental strategy, accomplishments, and goals.


Title:The Necessary Revolution
Speaker: Joe Laur
Subject: Individuals and organizations are working together to create a sustainable world, which is the necessary revolution. In essence, current society, the "Real" real world, operates such that economic, societal, and environmental concerns are all separate. The necessary revolution calls for an integration of society with the environment to provide optimal economic benefits.


Title:Have a Witty Holiday
Speaker: Julie Gilhart
Subject: Join Julie Gilhart in finding green and organic holiday gifts from an assortment of accessories and jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, shoes, or home decor.


Title:Sustainable City Clean Technology
Speaker: Joseph Kwasnik
Subject: Follow AlterEcho's senior consultant Joseph Kwasnik to explore strategies for environmental and business performance with ideas such as more efficient and effective operation, environmental impact reduction, and public image and sustainable improvements.


Title:Walking the Walk
Speaker: Jeff Hayes
Subject: See Opportunity Green's methodology in reducing carbon dioxide emissions, limiting water consumption, decreasing energy use, and eliminating material waste.


Title:Imagine a World by Llewellyn Wells
Speaker: Llewellyn Wells
Subject: Llewellyn Wells' presentation shows a vision of a sustainable future by action today and ways to push people towards that action.


Title:Emotional Numbers by Chris Jordan
Speaker: Chris Jordan
Subject: Take a peek at some unique art creations out of garbage with Chris Jordan.


Title:Sustainability and SAP by Jim Davis
Speaker: Jim Davis
Subject: Watch Jim Davis transform SAP into a model and leader for sustainability.


Title:Creative Strategies by Fridolin Beisert
Speaker: Fridolin Beisert
Subject: Watch some creative strategies involving design, function, and behavior with Fridolin Beisert. See creations, pattern-breaking, cross-pollination, and many more ideas!


Title:A Trip to the Future by Clark Kellogg & Jeff Hayes
Speaker: Clark Kellogg
Subject: Take a trip into the future of people and inventions with Clark Kellogg.


Title:The End of an Industry or a New Beginning? by Dave Muyres
Speaker: David Muyres
Subject: David Muyres presents problems and solutions for a revolution in the transportation industry.


Title:A Greener, Greater New York by Rohit Aggarwala
Speaker: Rohit Aggarwala
Subject: Take a look at NYC's sustainable business plan and the city's progress toward a greener and greater place to be.


Title:Breaking Through the Noise by Annie Leonard and Jonah Sachs
Speaker: Annie Leonard
Subject: See the importance of marketing and branding through simple storytelling.


Title:The ROI of Sustainability by James Bassett
Speaker: James Bassett
Subject: James Bassett shows different definitiions and approaches to sustainable business and how to be profitable.


Title:PG&E Sustainability: Social and Environmental Responsibility by Len Sauers
Speaker: Len Sauers
Subject: See PG&E's future sustainability strategies with increased social and environmental responsibility involving a products, operations, stakeholders, and employees.


Title:Hopenhagen by Freya Williams
Speaker: Freya Williams
Subject: Freya Williams invites us into the campaign for hope where people everywhere converge to learn about new ideas, get involved, and become Hopenhagen citizens.


Title:Implementing Sustainability in Behavior and Practice by Michael Hopkins
Speaker: Michael Hopkins
Subject: As Editor in Chief of MIT Sloan Management, Michael Hopkins shares his findings on the business of sustainability and the shift of ideas worldwide.


Title:Cleantech Venture Capital by John Babcock
Speaker: John Babcock
Subject: John Babcock lets us in on the cleantech market today with the issues, opportunies, and challenges and shows us how to decide on which cleantech companies to invest in.


Title:Sustainable City Clean Technology by Chris Spain
Speaker: Chris Spain
Subject: See Chris Spain's overview of business strategies at HydroPoint data systems as they try to save water, conserve energy, and reduce their carbon footprint through different management practices.


Title:Implementing Sustainability in Behavior and Practice by Lorrie Vogel
Speaker: Lorrie Vogel
Subject: See Lorrie Vogel's Presentation as she takes us through Nike's design process and considered environmentally-preferred materials, waste, solvents, and innovation.


Title:Sustainable City Clean Technology by Romel Pascual
Speaker: Romel Pascual
Subject: Romel Pascual, Deputy Mayor, Energy and The Environment, City of LA, speaks about LA's bold moves towards become a low carbon city.


Title:Open Innovation For Sustainable Growth
Speaker: Molly Dix
Subject: Learn about the importance of open innovation and strategies for success in it.