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BCLC announces key sponsors of national R4 conference


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Abbott, Allstate, FedEx, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, and UPS are among the lead sponsors of the National R4 Conference at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, July 18-20 2011. The conference -- designed for corporate leaders in environmental innovation -- is hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center, and is also supported by Baxter, Daimler, IBM, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Northwestern Energy, and TXU Energy.

The R4 conference is for business, government, and nonprofit leaders who want to promote environmental innovation, share information, and identify ways to work together.

What does 'R4' stand for?

  • Revitalization - Innovating the way that business is done.
  • Reinvention - Technology and product solutions.
  • Resilience - Systems and infrastructure solutions.
  • Responsibility - Driving community environmental initiatives.

Environmental innovation is happening in a wide range of industries including building construction, financing, engineering, information, and communications technology, manufacturing, consumer products, packaging, chemicals and energy, agriculture and water.

Las Vegas is home to the Desert Research Institute and the Southern Nevada Water Authority, and is a case study in how companies are investing in R&D and business process design across a wide range of environmentally sensitive issues.

If you believe that it is important for businesses local communities to access national best practices in environmental innovation, please join us and be a part of this conversation.

Register by June 17th for the discounted rate.

BCLC is the U.S. Chamber's resource and voice for businesses' social and philanthropic interests. Its mission is to advance the positive role of business in society. The U.S. Chamber is the world's largest business federation, representing more than 3 million businesses and organizations of every size, sector, and region.

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