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Thought Leaders to Participate in Forum on Dec. 10 to Discuss Innovative Ways to Help Small Businesses Boost Profits, Reduce Environmental Impact

December 3, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Former California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Terry Tamminen, Verizon Chief Sustainability Officer Jim Gowen, state Sen. Curren Price Jr. and others will participate in a discussion about ideas, solutions and public policy to help small businesses become more sustainable. A networking lunch and the opportunity to visit the interactive Verizon Small Business booth and other exhibitors will follow the program, to be held on Dec. 10.

    WHAT:                       A forum hosted by the University of
                                Southern California Schwarzenegger
                                Institute for State and Global Policy,
                                and Verizon, at which thought leaders in
                                sustainability, technology, public policy
                                and business will discuss how to help
                                small business become more sustainable.

    WHEN:                      Monday, Dec. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    WHERE:                     USC Price School Auditorium - Lewis Hall
                               650 Childs Way, Parking at Entrance 3
                               Los Angeles

    WHO:                        Terry Tamminen, former secretary of
                                California Environmental Protection
                                Agency
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                                Jim Gowen, chief sustainability officer,
                                Verizon
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                               Curren Price Jr., California state senator
                               ------------------------------------------
                                Mary Leslie, president, Los Angeles
                                Business Council
                               ------------------------------------
                               Matt Petersen, Global Green USA
                               -------------------------------
                                Bonnie Reiss, director, USC Schwarzenegger
                                Institute
                               ------------------------------------------
                                Adam Risemberg, vice president, Lighting
                                Science Group
                               -----------------------------------------
                               Micah Greenberg, manager, Solar Align
                               -------------------------------------
                               The Kairos Society
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SOURCE Verizon


Source: PR Newswire