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Business and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities in a Carbon-Constrained World

Houston, Texas
Wed, 02/27/2008

In today’s business world, global warming dominates corporate boardroom discussions due to its effect on the global economy. Numerous companies have succeeded in reducing their carbon footprints with strengthened operational performance and economic productivity, and now businesses in Texas are posed to take advantage of the opportunities of doing business in a carbonconstrained world.

7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:15 am Program Begins
5:15 pm Reception

Conference Agenda
Morning Session:  Executive Roundtable

CEO and Senior Executive panel on their low-carbon business strategies Moderated by James Cameron, Chairman of the Carbon Disclosure Project

Executive Roundtable Participants:
Jeff Holmstead, Partner, Head of Environmental Strategies Group, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
Rick Lazio, EVP Global Government Relations & Policy, JPMorgan Chase
Bill Spence, VP CO2, Shell Oil Company
Jeff Sterba, CEO, PNM Resources
Carl Rush, VP Organic Growth, Waste Management
Mike Wallace, US President, Trucost PLC
Mark Way, Senior VP, Risk Management, Swiss Re

Luncheon Keynote: John Hofmeister, President, US Country Chair, Shell Oil Company USA

Afternoon Workshop: Practical Steps for Business to Address Climate Change Carbon management and sustainable business practice sessions led by SunGard and Arup.

For further information, please contact:
Catherine Santamaria, UK Science & Innovation Group
British Consulate-General, Houston
713.659.6270 x2135


Shell, British General Consulate-General, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, UK Science and Innovation, and UK Trade & Investment