NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance, known as "The Alliance", announces this year's Sustainable Sourcing Conference "Beyond Our Boundaries" in New Orleans on September 30th to October 1st. This annual conference helps utilities understand and affect transformation to a sustainable business model and operational footprint, and helps suppliers learn more about how their electric utility customers are managing issues related to sustainability. Hear from utilities and corporations about their sustainable supply chain practices. Get the latest information about the policy landscape regarding supply chain sustainability for electric utilities, from a leading research organization and connect with supply chain and industry leaders in an intimate event.
"As a supplier, the Alliance Signature Event was particularly valuable for us because of its unique opportunity to engage with purchasing agents and executives," Tom Greene, Regional Sales Manager, McFarland Cascade says about last year's event.
This is a unique opportunity to interact, in a small forum, with the Supply Chain leadership of the Alliance members; the broader utility community; innovative suppliers; thought leaders from within and beyond our industry. Some of the speakers: David Asiello – Department of Defense. David's areas of responsibility includes overseeing DoD Environmental Technology Programs; leading development and implementation of the DoD Sustainability Plan; integrating Sustainable Procurement Policy and maximizing the use of Green Products at DoD installations. John Ruebush – Johnson & Johnson. John is Director of Procurement Sustainability with 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Chris O'Brien – Altenex and Former Director of Sustainability at American University. Chris is sharing his knowledge helping the higher education sector catalyze the transformation of America's electricity supply to clean and renewable sources. Morgan Scott - the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Morgan contributes to EPRI's growing portfolio of sustainability research and co-manages EPRI's Energy Sustainability Interest Group.
Register now for early bird pricing: https://alliance2015.eventbrite.com
Since our founding in 2008, the Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance (the Alliance) has focused on improving environmental performance and advancing sustainable business practices across supply chain operations, supplier performance, and procured products and services. We are industry leaders. Our membership, representing over a dozen of the Who's Who among utility supply chain leaders, is committed to finding cost-effective and value-adding solutions to the challenges of today and the emerging issues of tomorrow. www.euissca.org
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