Monthly Archives: October 2011

From the President: Feds are MOBILized.

Market Connections has released its 2nd annual Social Media in the Public Sector report and the main take-away is that both federal employees and federal contractors are jumping on the mobile bandwagon as fast as the rest of us. The … Continue reading

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Have a cup of coffee – on us!

Need a caffeine jolt? Let GOVgreen help! We’re offering one free cup of Starbucks coffee to every registrant using code GOV127. Register today and your gift card will be waiting for you at GOVgreen. PS – have you checked out … Continue reading

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Water Infrastructure at Federal, State, and Local Facilities

This specific GOVgreen track on water and wastewater will bring together water systems experts to provide a holistic look at urban water systems, discussing the importance of green infrastructure to address the problems associated with our aging infrastructure. Join the … Continue reading

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From the President: $10 billion – that’s a market!

The DoD is estimated to spend about $20 billion per year on energy—75% for fuel and 25% for facilities and infrastructure. The agency has a strategic goal of reducing dependence on fossil fuels and, according to a report published by … Continue reading

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GOVgreen: Where Government and Business Connect

Our goal at GOVgreen is to bring government and business together to solve the challenges of sustainability and to provide education, activities and exhibits to help government professionals transform green policies into actionable plans.  To that end, our opening plenary … Continue reading

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From the President: Hands on Green.

What’s the best way to encourage people at work or at home to green-up? Various studies (and common sense) tell us that more people talk about living and working sustainably than do it. And we know that most of us … Continue reading

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Building a Green Economy: Strategies from Top Business Leaders

GOVgreen’s opening plenary  features CEOs from leading companies that have made green part of their strategic initiative.  Learn how companies from Fortune 500 to start-ups have made sustainability a priority through leadership, management, financing, budgeting, and other corporate initiatives-while still maintaining … Continue reading

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CEIL’s GOVgreen Green Remediation and Sustainable Siting Line-Up

One session in GOVgreen 2011’s track on Procurement—Green Remediation and Sustainable Siting—will cover converting sites from hazardous to green. The speaker line-up is well versed in transforming contaminated properties into valuable real eastate agencies across military and civilian agencies. Join … Continue reading

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From the President: Happy 50th.

This week weis the 50th edition of our eNewsletter. That’s a lot of green water under the bridge! It is fashionable to paint green as either the solution to our unemployment woes or as the key drain on federal lending … Continue reading

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Solar Decathalon at GOVgreen

If you missed the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathalon (Sept. 23 – Oct.2), you’ll have another chance to check out some of the models that competed in this year’s competition – all at GOVgreen. Visit the exclusive area on the show … Continue reading

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