[Oeva-list] The Business Case for Clean Cars and "Green" Fleets
rolson at gmail.com
Sun May 8 12:20:18 PDT 2005
On Apr 6, 2005, at 2:46 PM, Chris Hagerbaumer wrote:
> Oregon Environmental Council Forum for Business & the Environment
> The Business Case for Clean Cars and "Green" Fleets
> April 21, 2005 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
> Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon, Portland
> As gas prices climb, businesses and individuals are beginning to
> recognize that gas sipping cars make sense for their bottom line.
> Oregonians are purchasing hybrid gas-electric cars at a rate five
> times higher than the national average. Many fleets are not only
> “going green,” but also saving money by downsizing vehicles,
> purchasing hybrids, and outsourcing services to “car sharing”
> companies. Bob Epstein, CEO of Environmental Entrepreneurs, and Deron
> Lovaas, Vehicles Campaign Director & Deputy Director for the Smart
> Growth and Transportation Program of the Natural Resources Defense
> Council, will discuss cutting edge strategies for fleet managers and
> the nation's first tailpipe standards to limit greenhouse gas
> pollution from cars.
Did anyone from OEVA get a chance to attend this? Were there any big
corp names locally that were involved that might be possible OEVA
sponsors or partners?
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