Presentation on theme: "Assistant Commissioner Bob Marshall NJDEP Office of Sustainability & Green Energy 609-292-8601 www.nj.gov/dep/sage Goals for this Initiative: Promote sustainability."— Presentation transcript:
Assistant Commissioner Bob Marshall NJDEP Office of Sustainability & Green Energy 609-292-8601 www.nj.gov/dep/sage Goals for this Initiative: Promote sustainability planning and practices among NJ businesses to enhance economic success, environmental protection, and an improved quality of life. Identify and share resources to educate and encourage the New Jersey business community on SROI (sustainable return on investment).
Welcome to all participants, including those joining us on the webinar. Todays meeting is being recorded. All attendees on the webinar are muted.
Announcements: Fairleigh Dickenson Survey of NJ Businesses – Preliminary Executive Summary Energy Efficient Buildings Hub Request for Information
First Part – Presentation on the NJ Clean Energy Program Gary Finger, Business Ombudsman, BPU Second Part - Discussion We will take questions from all participants. Webinar participants can submit questions on line before the discussion begins.
Please make sure to use microphone Please speak one at a time. Please introduce yourself – state your name and affiliation
In Person: Bob Marshall, Asst Commissioner, Sustainability & Green Energy, NJDEP Ky Asral, Environmental Engineer, Sustainability & Green Energy, NJDEP Athena Sarafides, Research Scientist, Sustainability & Green Energy, NJDEP Jerri Weigand, Enviro Specialist, Sustainability & Green Energy, NJDEP Steven Rinaldi, Research Scientist, Recycling & Planning, NJDEP Betsy Ackerman, Asst Director, Economic Devel & Energy Policy, NJBPU Gary Finger, Ombudsmen, Economic Development & Energy Policy, NJBPU Michael Thulen, Govt Rep, Economic Development & Energy Policy, NJBPU Sandy Zeglarski, Market Research Officer, NJ EDA Allan Fliss, Executive Director, NJ Green Association Joanee Gere, Founder, BioScience Collaborative Thomas Leach, Director, Government Relations, Chemistry Council of NJ Matt Polsky, Fellow, Fairleigh Dickinson U, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise Michael Rosen, President, Commercial Cleaning Corp Patricia Skelly, President, Bright Green Works Gary Sorin, Managing Partner, Interra Consulting John Szeliga, Director, External Affairs, Verizon
Via Webinar: Jonathan Cloud, Princeton Sustainability Advisors Peter Crowley, CEO, Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Takeena Deas, Director, Govmt Relations, Somerset Co Business Partnership Michael DiGiore, Manager, Water Monitoring & Standards, NJDEP Joseph DUrso, Manager, Group Product Services, NJ MEP Kent Fairfield, Interim Exec Dir, Fairleigh Dickinson, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise Joel Harmon, Exec Director, Fairleigh Dickinson, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise Ernest Hofer, General Manager, Lake Mohawk Country Club Katherine Kish, President / Executive Director, Einsteins Alley Caroline McLaughlin, Coastal Community Agent, NJ Sea Greant Consortium Robyn Mock, Environmental Supervisor, EH&S Department, West-Ward Mitch Morrison, CEO, Economic Green Solutions Anthony Russo, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Chemistry Council of NJ Kregg Salvino, Director, Environment, Health & Safety Manufacturing, Sabert Corp Jennifer Souder, Consulting Research Mgr, Rutgers Center for Green Bldg Chris Stevenson, Esq., Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, PA Anthony Woodruff, Supervisor, EH&S Department, West-Ward Althea Yancy, Director, AT&T Citizenship & Sustainability Alex Yankaskas, VP, NJGARP Envirormental Compliance Monitoring
One way to achieve sustainability is to focus on reducing energy consumption. In New Jersey we are fortunate to have financial incentives that support: Energy Efficiency Renewable Energy
NJ Clean Energy Program Speaker Gary Finger Business Ombudsman, NJBPU
Question One: What can BPU do to cut your energy costs in your sector?
Question Two: What is working and why?
Question Three: What would work better?
Next Meeting: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 1:30 Networking 2:00 to 4:00 pm Meeting DEP Headquarters SBI Program Update