Energy & Sustainability Conference: January 2013

VCU Energy & Sustainability Conference

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) hosted the Energy and Sustainability Conference in January 2013. The two-day event was organized by Virginia Sustainable Building Network and James River Green Building Council. More than 800 attendees heard national leaders across business and institutional market sectors discuss how sustainability is changing their organizations and how they’re adapting and leveraging sustainability to enhance their business results.

Click here to view the archived event website.

VCU Energy & Sustainability ConferenceTrack sessions focused on Manufacturing, Healthcare, Local and State Government, K–12, Commercial Real Estate and Higher Education market sectors.

Breakout sessions focused on specific vertical market issues, as well as a special presentation on the biomass infrastructure in Virginia, case studies on energy and sustainability, operations and maintenance, and creative financing.

The conference opened the way for high school and university students to contribute their thoughts on sustainability. The conference highlighted the rationale for adopting sustainability policy, best sustainable practices, and future opportunities for economic growth through sustainability initiatives.

Click here to view the archived event website, which includes a slide show of photos and links to more than 100 presentations.