Understanding Economic Benefits Of Being Green: Subject Of NYC Bar Program

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 01:00

This seminar titled The Business of Being Green: How Emerging Laws Make Sustainability an Imperative has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 29 at the New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street, NYC. It will start at 6p.m. and end at 8 p.m.

Program co-chairs Eileen D. Millett, Gibbons P.C. and Stanley N. Alpert, Constantine Cannon, LLP and other respected leaders in the field will speak about energy and climate change, and product toxicity avoidance. Government and industry experts will examine sustainability guidelines, tax and other incentives and ways businesses can position themselves to avoid liability.Sustainability is becoming a household word and part of the critical agenda for the new federal administration. Both New York City and State have been in the forefront of implementing sustainability programs that encourage state agencies, public benefit corporations and authorities, and corporations to do their part to green the environment. Corporate America is rapidly recognizing the economic benefits of joining the green movement, the practical challenge of imminent federal carbon cap-and-trade legislation and the marketing value in being perceived as "green." This program is an essential primer on the coming legal storm of federal and state regulations.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register visit www.nycbar.org.