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July 2007 California Green Solutions Newsletter

July Newsletter for California Green Solutions

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JULY, 2007

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FEATURED ARTICLES THIS MONTH

Simple Green Employee Eco-Challenge
Simple Green employees get into the mission of environmental intelligence on their own...and through a new corporate sponsored "Eco-Challenge". [Read the story]

Canada is the Second Largest Market for California Exports
A recent study on the economic importance of the Canada-California partnership -- science and technology, agriculture, tourism and energy. [Read the story]

EDITORIAL

Survival Strategy for Your Family [Read the story]

WATER

Free Online Water Use Tool for Companies [Read the story]

WATER! It's Serious -- Drought in SoCal [Read the story]

TRANSPORTATION

Low Carbon Fuel Standard Report - 2007 [Read the story]

Nine Markets for Alternative Fuel Vehicles [Read the story]

Off-Road Vehicles in California [Read the story]

Marketing Electric NEVs for Community Transportation [Read the story]

Off-Road Portable Equipment Compliance Resources [Read the story]

Trucking Resources For Long-Haul Transportation [Read the story]

California’s first plug-in hybrid school bus [Read the story]

ENERGY & BUILDINGS

Companies Apply for Energy Star, Prepare Best Practices [Read the story]

The CEO & The Energy-Efficient Supply Chain [Read the story]

The thin-film photovoltaics (TFPV) market is forecast to grow 7x by 2015 [Read the story]

Printed and Organic Lighting Delivers Energy Efficiency and Novel Designs [Read the story]

COMMUNITY

Urban Infrastructure Waste Potential is Outdated [Read the story]

Flip This Green House [Read the story]

Obesity in Women Grows -- Think Food Systems! [Read the story]

ONLINE SOFTWARE TOOLS

Online Tools for Calculating Statistical Analysis [Read the story]

Effective Knowledge-Based Sourcing Fosters Collaborative Savings [Read the story]

BUSINESS NEWS

Sony Cuts Power Consumption, But Increases Scale [Read the story]

Green Supply Chain Procurement Study Results [Read the story]

Green Jobs and Green Workforce Training [Read the story]

Green Fleet Management Seminar
July 31 ~ Downey
Half-Day Management Briefing ~ 8 am-12 noon

Basic business fleet
transportation seminar
Company owners, managers and executives access maximizing savings and opportunities in the transportation revolution that is happening in Southern California. New technologies will affect your operating margins and competitiveness for years to come. Get ahead of the competition with firsthand information and practical solutions that have been tried and proven by your expert panelists.
  • Refine your Strategic Advantage & Cope with Business Transportation Challenges
  • Learn about Trends in Compliance, Incentives, Safety, Finance
  • Explore Alternative Solutions: Natural Gas, Biodiesel, Electric and Hydrogen!

"Your Green Business Case"

Learn and ask questions about emissions compliance, how to finance green upgrades, the real trends in technology adoption, and how to improve fleet performance with driver safety and truck upfits. OUR GREEN SPEAKERS include
  • Rick Sikes - City of Santa Monica for green transportation case study
  • Dean Saito - South Coast AQMD for compliance and incentives
  • Susan Romeo with WestStart-CALSTART with current trends
  • Kathy Dasal with Orange Commercial Credit for creative financing
  • Richard Leimbach with California Truck Association for fleet safety and management strategies

"Green Trends and Technologies"

Learn, see and do! Overview fleet options that work: Natural gas vehicles and infrastructure for fleets; Electric street-ready fleet vehicles; Biodiesel fleet solutions; Aerodynamics and other truck upfit solutions EXPERT SPEAKERS include:
  • Russell Sydney from the Sustainable Transport Club brings a broad view of practical solutions
  • Michael Bolin with The Gas Company's Alternative Fuel division discusses the savings available with CNG
  • Bryon Bliss brings their the brand-spanking new Phoenix electric pickup for fleets
  • Joe Gershan with Tellurian Biodiesel discusses the fastest growing alternative fuel solution
Date July 31, 2007
Time 8 a.m. - 12 Noon
Location Energy Resource Center, Southern California Gas Company, Downey, CA
Registration Pre-registration is required.
Registration is $50. Save with early registration!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
CALL to reserve exhibit space for your green solutions:
Eric Bezko: ericb@californiagreensolutions.com ~ Phone: 949-644-4842

California Green Industry News

The CaliforniaGreenSolutions.com website is packed with news and articles for your strategic business advantage...the practical solutions will inspire you!

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