Archive: Sustainability - The New Competitive Edge

A Program of Somerset County Business Partnership, Somerset County Energy Council,
and the New Jersey Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council

Held on: June 8, 2012
8:00am - 12:15pm
Raritan Valley Community College

Our Goal:
To demonstrate how green business practices can take your business to the next level
and a step above your competitors!


Full E-Program
View our impressive list of speakers, their bios, and information about our sponsors and exhibitors.

The Green Challenge
Find out how you can achieve public recognition and awards for your green business!

Some helpful resources!
View information about local green businesses and state programs that can help expand, nuture, and fund your green projects.


Speaker Presentations:


Keynote: Beyond Sustainability - What the Future Holds
Mark Biedron, LEED AP, Co-Founder, The Willow School

Raritan Valley Community College: A Leader In Sustainable Higher Education
John Trojan, VP Finance & Facilities, Raritan Valley Community College

An Overview of Sustainability for Business: Innovation Cost Savings Opportunities
Sara Bluhm, Vice President, NJBIA Environment, Energy & Federal Affairs and
Executive Director, NJPRO Foundation

Panel 1: Sustainability as a Competitive Advantage
Angela Ortiz, Environmental Resource Manager, PSE&G
Mark Waddell, LEED AP, Project Mgr., Iron Hill Construction Management
Gary Cohen, Vice President, RC Fine Foods
Parynaz Mehta, Sr. Mgr., Product Stewardship, Medical Device & Diagnostics, LLC, A J&J Company
Panel 2: Innovative Funding Strategies for your Energy Projects
Paula Durand, Sr. Venture Officer, NJ Economic Development AuthoritySean Yates, Account Executive, Honeywell Energy Solutions
William Amann, President, M&E Engineers, Inc. and Chair, Somerset County Energy Council
RJ Donnelly, LEED AP, Vice President, Donnelly Energy Solutions