CHICAGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CH2M HILL today announced that Lisa Nelowet Grice, CIH, will chair the first session of the 2007 Carbon Footprint Consumer Products conference scheduled for September 13-14 in Chicago. Grice will be leading and facilitating discussions on understanding the business case for measuring and reducing companies' carbon footprint across operations and the supply chain. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060123/LAM077LOGO) Participants include executive leadership from the consumer products industry including speakers from Intel, Sun Microsystems, Starbucks and Nike. With the continuing rise in fuel costs and global warming at the forefront of governments and large corporations, the reduction of companies' carbon footprint is at the forefront of the sustainability agenda. Grice is CH2M HILL's vice president for strategic services responsible for energy management, greenhouse gas management and sustainability services. She is a widely recognized expert in greenhouse gas accounting and management and has advised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the California Climate Action Registry, 3M, the City of Seattle, Starbucks Coffee and numerous others. She was recently interviewed by Forbes and Industry Week magazine on carbon footprint and greenhouse gas reduction issues. For the fourth consecutive year, CH2M HILL has been named the top-ranked design firm by ENR for manufacturing based upon engineering revenues. The company is also a recognized leader in sustainability design and construction, greenhouse gas emissions and other environmentally-friendly initiatives. About CH2M HILL Headquartered in Denver, Colo., employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in engineering, construction and operations for public and private clients. With $4.5 billion in revenue, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2007). The firm's work is concentrated in the areas of energy, consumer products, environment transportation, water and industrial facilities. The firm has long been recognized as a most-admired company and leading employer by business media and professional associations worldwide. CH2M HILL has more than 19,000 employees in regional offices around the world.
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