|Eco-Conscious Summit: The Sound Of Social Change|
|Written by Staff|
|Friday, 03 February 2012 09:23|
Recognizing the increasing consciousness of environmental sustainability and its effects within the entertainment industry, The Recording Academy announced it will present its 2nd Annual Greening Summit: The Sound Of Social Change — sponsored by one of the forerunning companies within the green arena, Waste Management. The summit will focus on bringing awareness of corporate responsibility in sustainability and how industry insiders can use their collective power to drive change in greening.
Held on Friday, Feb. 10at the Conga Room at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, the panel will feature a diverse array of eco-conscious individuals in their respective fields, including: Bridgette Bell, global sustainability manager for Yum! Brands; William Brent, executive vice president at Weber Shandwick's Cleantech;Jennifer Miller DuBuisson, associate manager of global sustainability at Mattel; Michael J. O'Brien, vice president of corporate and product placement at Hyundai; and Tim Sexton, co-founder of E2. The panel will be moderated by Greg Baldwin, executive director of Environmental Media Association, and will also feature Lewis Perkins, sustainable strategist at New House LLC and Wanda Williams, director of customer alliances and solutions at Waste Management.
The participating corporations represent brands that are putting forth the extra effort to decrease their impact on the environment and openly engage their message of "social good" within their respective brand marketing and corporate communications messages. This interactive conversation will specifically focus on four critical areas: recycling, energy consumption, food waste, and water conservation. For more information and to join the conversation live, visit http://greening.tunestub.com/to RSVP.
The Recording Academy has taken the lead in continuing efforts to Green the GRAMMY Awards by recycling bottles, cans, and glass from various events, purchasing renewable energy for the production of the show, and partnering with local charities to prevent excessive food waste. These issues are crucial to the overall health of our planet and the survival of our global economies.
|Last Updated on Friday, 03 February 2012 09:23|