By Cindy Pantea
Interested in learning more about the first ever countywide Summit of Sustainability Awards to recognize area organizations for their green initiatives? Want to find out how your business or non-profit organization can help promote an eco-friendly community and get recognized for their practices? Join us on October 25, 2012, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The University of Akron, Student Union Ballroom, and get your eco-friendly wheels churning for 2013.
Buy tickets or a corporate table today. It’s the perfect educational luncheon for employees or Green Committee members in your business or non-profit.
At this event, you will not only see the current sustainable best practices of the 3 winners (to be named later) but also view other organizations’ best practices as well.
You will also hear from keynote speaker Elaine Gallagher Adams, AIA, a senior consultant with the buildings program at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI).
About Elaine Gallagher Adams
A project manager and licensed architect with a wide range of experience in building design, historic preservation, energy conservation, and green operations, as well as expertise in passive solar design and rehabilitating existing buildings, Elaine Gallagher Adams has a particular interest in achieving energy and resource conservation through effective urban planning and creative building design – learning from historic precedence and integrating RMI’s whole-systems design approach to buildings, campuses, communities, cities and regions.
The Summit of Sustainability Awards is part of the City of Akron’s sustainability plan, Greenprint for Akron, which is facilitated by Keep Akron Beautiful.