Monday, April 18, 2011


        On Tuesday April 19th at the Sacramento Convention Center is the 2011 GREEN CALIFORNIA SUMMIT AND will be in attendance and will bring you an update of the Keynote Speakers comments as well as full coverage of the Expo floor.  We will be looking for the newest sustainable, green, recycled and renewable products as well as information that may be helpful for all of us.  Here is some information from the GREEN CALIFORNIA SUMMIT website:

Green Paths to Economic Recovery

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, Keynote Speaker
Terry Tamminen, President of 7th Generation Advisors, Keynote Speaker

In California the paths to recovery and sustainability are converging. The 2011 Green California Summit will highlight innovations in policy, practice and technology that can support green growth.
From building programs to workforce development, “green” is now a given. The focus now is on identifying strategies – and technologies – that offer both economic and environmental benefits.
Led by an Advisory Board that includes leaders from government and industry, the Summit brings to life the best in green policy and practice through education sessions, keynote presentations, an Expo featuring green products and services and the Summit’s annual Leadership Awards.
The theme of the 2011 Summit is “Green Paths to Economic Recovery,” a topic that will be addressed in a variety of ways – from sessions highlighting the savings attainable through energy and water efficiency to a keynote presentation on green job creation by venture capitalist Elton B. Sherwin, Jr., author of “Addicted to Energy – A Venture Capitalist’s Perspective on How to Save our Economy and Our Climate.” General session attendees will also have a chance to get an update on the Greenwise Sacramento intiative from Mayor Kevin Johnson.
California has abundant solar, wind and geothermal resources. It also has an unmatched combination of forward-thinking green policy, technology expertise, voter support and purchasing power. Even in recession, it is one of the world’s largest economies. The right partnerships between the public and private sectors can enable the Golden State to “seize the day” and develop a high-tech, high wage green economy.


There will be more than 200 exhibitors at the SUMMIT and RUNKA will visit all of them to see what we can find for our customers.

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