MCCC - 51 Monroe Street - Suite 1800 - Rockville, MD 20850
8:00am – 8:30am
Networking and Refreshments
8:30am – 9:15am
Welcome & Introductions, Presentation and Q & A
Sandra Brecher, Chief of Commuter Services, Montgomery County Department of Transportation (CSS)
CSS’s mission is to promote use of alternatives to single occupant vehicle travel, in order to reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality and promote sustainable urban development. CSS partners with employers in the County to offer employees a variety of benefits, programs and services that help them find “Better Ways to Work,” while aiding recruitment and retention.
Rachel Healy, Director of Sustainability, WMATA
Ms. Healy has worked to promote regional clean energy and energy efficiency with local jurisdictions and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments as board member on the Climate Energy and Environment Committee and as a subject matter expert for both the Built Environment & Energy Advisory Committee and the Multi-Sector Working Group where she works to reduce regional greenhouse gas emissions.
Overview of the Green Business Certification Program
Networking and one-on-one discussions with panelists and Green Business Certification Staff
The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and Montgomery College have partnered to create a Green Business Forum (GBF). Taking place from 8:00am – 9:30am, four times a year in the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce boardroom, each forum will feature experts who offer unique perspectives on the advantages of being a green business. Panels will be moderated by Montgomery College faculty. Presentations will be followed by Q&A. Montgomery College will offer “how-to” webinars to supplement the forums. The cost to attend the Forums is $39.00, unless otherwise noted. Registration is required. Learn about the Montgomery County Green Business Certification Program
Read about the Federal government's move to green in the Washington Business Journal: "Government contractors agree to go green with the feds"