Green Seal, Environmental Media Association, and the Westin Bonaventure Introduce a Book Signing & Conversation with LA Business Leaders and Environmentalists

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A discussion that brings greening Los Angeles to the fore has grown louder with the release of a new book that acutely addresses the environmental crisis—In the Light of Humane Nature: Human Values, Nature, the Green Economy, and Environmental Salvation by Arthur B. Weissman.

In the Light of Humane Nature recasts the debate over ongoing environmental degradation in a unique and compelling manner. Transcending today's differences over sustainability policies and the economics of a greener society, this thought-provoking introspection presents a new way to relate to our ecosystem —in terms of morality and human responsibility.

Arthur B. Weissman, Ph.D. is an environmental professional with over thirty years of experience. As president and CEO of Green Seal, Inc., he has led the organization both as a force to promote the green economy and as the premier nonprofit certifier of green products and services in the United States.

Greening in Los Angeles

  • Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites—Los Angeles' largest hotel was the first hotel recipient of Green Seal certification in Los Angeles.
  • There are thirteen certified hotels in Southern California: seven in Los Angeles and five in the LAX corridor (making over 50 percent of the LAX corridor hotel rooms Green Seal certified).
  • Green Seal was enlisted by Los Angeles County to assist with the implementation of green purchasing.
  • Green Seal was selected by the City of Los Angeles to certify hotels under the LA Green Business Program.
  • The EMA Green Seal recognition program honors progress in sustainable film production. The purpose of the EMA Green Seal Award is to both promote sustainable film production methods and identify individuals in the entertainment industry who have made a significant effort to reduce their production's environmental impact.

Those attending the presentation, environmental conversation, reading, and book signing in the Hollywood Room at the Westin Bonaventure included business associates, environmentalists, friends, and speakers: Arthur B. Weissman, Author, President/CEO, Green Seal; Gary Petersen, Board Chair, Green Seal; Michael Czarcinski, Managing Director, Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites; Rochelle Nicholas-Booth, Museum Curator, Will Rogers Historic State Park; and Debbie Levin, President, Environmental Media Association.

Barbara Hodgson, 424.256.2909, Barbara@hodgsoncommunications.com
Kat Danaher, 202.697.4167, KDanaher@greenseal.org 

SOURCE Green Seal


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