Houston Tomorrow and the Kinder Institute present
Sustainable Cities: The Business View
Four of Houston’s top quality of life organizations team up to explore the sustainable philosophies of some of the world’s most important companies - IBM, McKinsey, Siemens, and NRG.
Corporate leaders will explain their rationales for creating sustainable business models around the idea of sustainability, and increasingly around the idea of smart, sustainable cities.
Regional civic leaders will react to the corporate challenge to organize the Houston region’s towns and cities around the idea of sustainability - the notion of surviving and thriving into the future.
September 13, 2012 - Register Now
Venue: Westin Oaks Galleria, 5011 Westheimer at Post Oak
IBM: David Post, Global Offering Lead for Sustainability Strategy
McKinsey: Scott Nyquist, Director and global co-leader of Sustainability & Resource Productivity Practice
Siemens: Allison Taylor, VP, Sustainability for the Americas
NRG: John Ragan, President, Gulf Coast Region
Center for Houston’s Future, James Calaway, Chair
Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Michael Emerson, Co-Director
Shell Center for Sustainability, Lester King, Sustainability Planner
Better Houston, Peter Brown, Director
Center for Transportation Training & Research, TSU
Center for Houston’s Future
Sponsorships are available