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Launched in April 2010, the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES) was created by Ingersoll Rand to further drive energy efficiency and sustainability into our innovation pipeline, manufacturing operations and employee education initiatives. We believe that premier performance and enduring results will come from addressing urgent global social and environmental challenges in a way that’s valuable to our customers.
http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx



Gold Sponsors

HDR is a global employee-owned firm providing architecture, engineering, consulting, construction and related services through our various operating companies. Our more than 7,800 professionals are committed to helping clients manage complex projects and make sound decisions.
http//www.hdrinc.com

ca technologies

CA ecoSoftware is a carbon, energy and sustainability solution that can help reduce carbon emissions, manage consumption, and cut energy costs. Developed by CA Technologies, CA ecoSoftware helps organizations effectively assess environmental performance, align key sustainability initiatives to realize goals, automate repetitive data collection processes and accelerate progress toward achieving documented sustainability targets. Visit us at www.ca.com

About TCS Ecological Sustainability Unit
Eco-Sustainability Services is a strategic business unit of Tata Consultancy Services. We help organizations integrate sustainability into the business strategies to drive growth and innovation, profitability and brand reputation.  We facilitate sustainability across the value chain, all the way from driving operational sustainability in the areas of energy, water, waste, and carbon, to supply chain and product-based sustainability.  With our thought leadership in this space, ability to innovate and co-create solutions, rich sustainability and industry domain expertise and an established partnership ecosystem to provide end-to-end solutions we help our customers find new opportunities and revenue streams, and thus gain a competitive edge.

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)  
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPO, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 243,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $10.17 billion for year ended March 31, 2012 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
 


BAN is the world's only organization focused on confronting the global environmental injustice and economic inefficiency of toxic trade (toxic wastes, products and technologies) and its devastating impacts. Working at the nexus of human rights and environment, we confront the issues of environmental justice at a macro level, preventing disproportionate and unsustainable dumping of the world's toxic waste and pollution on our global village's poorest residents. At the same time we actively promote the sustainable and just solutions to our consumption and waste crises -- banning waste trade, while promoting green, toxic free and democratic design of consumer products.

BAN is a 501(c)3 charitable organization of the United States, based in Seattle, Washington

Our Mission:

BAN works to prevent the globalization of the toxic chemical crisis. We work in opposition to toxic trade in toxic wastes, toxic products and toxic technologies, that are exported from rich to poorer countries. Alternatively, we work to ensure national self-sufficiency in waste management through clean production and toxics use reductions and in support of the principle of global environmental justice -- where no peoples or environments are dispro-portionately poisoned and polluted due to the dictates of unbridled market forces and trade.


Official Conference Airline Partner


As a global airline, we understand that our responsibility as a good corporate citizen begins with our people and extends to communities around the world. Our sustained investment in responsible business practices takes many forms—from ethical governance to our commitment to diversity and inclusion, to our focus on safety, the environment, and giving back to our communities. We continuously strive to make a positive impact in the lives of our customers, employees, shareholders, and in the communities and environments where we live, work and play. http://www.aa.com


Official Conference Education Partner


Southern Polytechnic State University is a comprehensive university with a unique purpose. Through a fusion of technology with the liberal arts and sciences, we create a learning community that encourages thoughtful inquiry, diverse perspectives, and strong preparation of our graduates to be leaders in an increasingly technological world.

The university – faculty, staff, students, and graduates – aspires to be the best in the world at finding creative, practical, and sustainable solutions to real-world problems and improving the quality of life for people around the globe.

Southern Polytechnic is a residential, co-educational member of the very progressive University System of Georgia. Located on 203 acres of naturally wooded landscape in the historic and vibrant city of Marietta, we are just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta. Approximately 6,000 students study here, including student representation from 36 states and 64 countries. http://www.spsu.edu/


Official Auto Sponsor

General Motors Co. strives to design, build, and sell the world’s best vehicles, while factoring the environment into the process. From making 100 facilities landfill-free to receiving Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award for energy management, GM is committed to reducing the impact of its vehicles and operations in a way that makes sense to the bottom line and its brands. GM and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries. Its brands in the United States include Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com. For details about GM’s environmental commitment, visit www.gmsustainability.com and www.gmbeyondnow.com.



Official Research Partner


qSample combines years of professional experience with the latest achievements in research and sampling technology. We specialize in online and offline data collection, using a suite of innovative custom software solutions in the form of web, mobile, ipad and idea generation technology to collect valuable insight from our respondents. 

qSample specializes in developing and managing specialty research panels that cover a wide range of audiences – Gamers, Mobile, Building contractors, Home Owners, Likely Voters, College students, Boomers, AppDevelopers, Frequent travelers, Small business Owners, Wine enthusiasts, just to name a few. These specialty panels are developed, recruited and managed in-house, giving our clients access to more than 5 million respondents in over 42 countries who are pre-screened ad double-opted in for participation in a wide range of research studies. 

For firms that are in need of quality sample, qSample completes the circle, by providing access to a strong sample of the intended target.
Website URL: http://www.qsample.com


Silver Sponsors



KJT Group’s Green Research Practice is focused on providing custom research insights to the growing renewable energy and sustainability markets.KJT Group is a global, industry-leading market research firm. For organizations requiring information and insights related to renewable energy and environmental sustainability, KJT Group provides consulting enabling our clients to confidently make important strategic decisions.  Our research experiences in the areas of alternative fuels, flex fuel vehicles and residential & business energy efficiency have provided the foundation for our strong understanding of this marketplace. Unlike database research and syndicated reports, KJT Group’s customized approach yields proprietary stakeholder data not available to your competitors. Our dedicated team of researchers works in partnership with our clients to understand their challenges, design research programs, and deliver actionable recommendations.
http://kjtgroup.com/

VaporLok™ Products, LLC mission is to provide environmentally safe packaging solutions for a where health and safety is the paramount concern for proper packing, shipping and transporting of dangerous goods, such as mercury, that have the potential for hazardous vapor exposure. Our newly developed VaporLokCaptureTM  packaging solutions make it easy to recycle materials that contain mercury products and now even capture mercury vapors due to product breakage during transport. Our proven packaging solutions enable the safe transport of mercury containing products through patented recycling solutions that use our Mercury VaporLok® bag technology. This technology protects both the consumer handling these materials and transport personnel from accidental exposure to mercury vapors. To find out more about our innovative packaging solutions visit www.vaporlokproducts.com



Environmental Defense Fund





Infosys Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) is a global consulting and IT services company. Many of the world’s most successful organizations rely on Infosys to deliver measurable business value from their investments in IT and business. Infosys provides business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries build tomorrow’s enterprise.


Luncheon and Break Sponsor

The Propane Education & Research Council promotes the safe, efficient use of odorized propane gas as a preferred energy resource through research and development, training, and safety programs. The Propane Education and Research Act of 1996 authorized the creation of the Council, and propane producers and marketers in a referendum voted overwhelmingly to approve its formation. http://www.propanecouncil.org/about/






HDR is a global employee-owned firm providing architecture, engineering, consulting, construction and related services through our various operating companies. Our more than 7,800 professionals are committed to helping clients manage complex projects and make sound decisions. http//www.hdrinc.com