Carbon Down, Profits Up

California business and government leaders will come together in this half-day event to discuss the economic benefits of greenhouse gas reductions. Presenting their successful business case experiences of acting to protect the climate are Peter Cartwright, CEO of Calpine Corporation, Eric Milledge, Company Chairman, LifeScan (a Johnson & Johnson Company), Patricia Voss, President, Fetzer Vineyards, Jeff Swartz, CEO, Timberland, Alan Lloyd, Agency Secretary, CalEPA, Sandra Taylor, Senior Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility, Starbucks, Brendan McDonagh, Chief Operating Officer, HSBC USA, David O’Connor, Managing Partner, Creative Artists Agency and Roger Peters, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of PG&E.

A buffet lunch will be served after the panel. Panellists will announce major new initiatives on emissions reductions and combating climate change and The Climate Group will release a new publication that profiles climate leadership by California companies and institutions.