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Business and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities in a Carbon-Constrained World Conference

In today's business, global warming dominates corporate boardroom discussions due to its effect on the global economy. Numerous companies have succeeded in reducing their carbon footprints with strengthened operational performance and economic productivity, and now businesses in Texas pose to take advantage of the opportunities of doing business in a carbon-constrained world.

Join Shell Oil Company, the British Consulate-General, UK Trade & Investment and The Climate Group for this stimulating and timely conference and find out how regional and national businesses have addressed carbon management with astounding results. Also learn how to reduce your company's carbon footprint.

Conference Agenda:
Morning Session: Executive Roundtable
CEO and Senior Executive panel on their low carbon-business strategies
Moderated by James Cameron, Chairman of the Carbon Disclosure Project

Luncheon Keynote:
John Hofmeister, President, US Country Chair, Shell Oil Company USA
Afternoon Session: Practical Steps for Business to Address Climate Change
Carbon management and sustainable business practice sessions led by SunGard and Arup.
Business Roundtable:
Jeff Sterba, CEO, PNM Resources
Bill Spence, VP-CO2, Shell Oil Company
Rick Lazio, EVP-Global Government Relations & Policy, JPMorgan Chase
Carl Rush, VP-Organic Growth, Waste Management
Jeff Holmstead, Partner, Head of Environmental Strategies Group, Bracewell & Giuliani
Mike Wallace, US President, Trucost Plc
Mark Way, Senior VP, Risk Management, Swiss Re


For more information, contact Catherine Santamaria at +1(713) 659-6270 x2135 or visit
Speaker John Hoffmeister, Keynote

President, US Country Chair
Shell Oil Company USA

Organizer Catherine Santamaria


Wed, Feb. 27, 2008
1:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


The Federal Reserve Bank
1801 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 770199