On June 28th, PG&E will launch ClimateSmart — a first-of-its-kind voluntary program that will enable its customers to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make their electricity and natural gas use entirely “climate neutral.”
CEO Tom King will host a press conference, followed by a symposium on the emerging voluntary carbon offset markets titled:
"Voluntary Carbon Offset Programs:
PG&E cordially invites you to join policymakers, leading environmentalists, businesses and industry leaders as they openly discuss the benefits and challenges associated with these programs. Topics to be addressed include:
June 28, 2007 • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PDT
The Golden Gate Club in the Presidio
135 Fisher Loop, Presidio, San Francisco, CA
Ricardo Bayon, Director, Ecosystem Marketplace and Author of Voluntary Carbon Markets
Ken Grossman, CEO, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Eric Holst, Manager, Center for Conservation Incentives, Environmental Defense
Dan Kammen, Professor, Energy and Resources Group, in the Goldman School of Public Policy, and Director, Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley
Peter Liu, Initial Founder and Vice-Chairman, New Resource Bank
Wendy Pulling, Director, Environmental Policy, PG&E
Luke Tonachel, Energy Program Analyst, Natural Resources Defense Council
Laurie Wayburn, Co-Founder and President, Pacific Forest Trust
Diane Wittenberg, President, California Climate Action Registry
RSVP to Maria Camilli by Tuesday, June 26
PG&E shareholders are making the event climate neutral by purchasing emission reductions certified by the California Climate Action Registry.
Attendance at this event by a public official will constitute acceptance of a reportable gift.
For more information about ClimateSmart, please visit www.pge.com/climatesmart.