Grice to Chair Chicago Carbon Footprint Conference

Aug 20, 2007, 01:00 ET from CH2M HILL

    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.
     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
     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
     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.