Greencollar Associationsends Co-founder, Dr. Michael Oved Dayan, As Delegate To National Cleanenergy
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Washington, DC, September4, 2009-Greencollar Association sends Co-founder, Dr. Michael Oved Dayan, as delegate to National Clean Energy Summit. This summit was convened on August 10th, 2009 by Greencollar Association fundraising partner Center for American Progress and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was an intimate gathering of leaders from industry, science, government, and advocacy organizations convening to discuss setting policy architecture for creating greencollar jobs by accelerating the deployment of clean energy and energy efficiency, and by advancing energy independence.
Greencollar Association sent Co-founder, Dr. Michael Oved Dayan, as representativeto this summit, with attendees including Former President Bill Clinton; Former Vice President Al Gore; Secretary of Energy Steven Chu; Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis; Assistant Energy Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Cathy Zoi; Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington; Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa; President of the Laborers' International Union of North America Terry O'Sullivan; White House Council on Environmental Quality Van Jones; Former General Wesley Clark; United Nations Foundation President Tim Wirth; and billionaire energy executive T. Boone Pickens.
Greencollar Association, with offices in Washington, DC and Vancouver, BC is an organization that promotes education, employment, advocacy and commerce in fields that have a net benefit on the environment. Greencollar.org was founded on the belief that one solution can fix both their economic and environmental woes. GCA focuses on education and domestic job creation to help end unhealthy reliance on fast-diminishing non-renewable resources and instead to embrace a more environmentally friendly paradigm for driving industry. Their membership comprises of industry leaders from all key areas of the greencollar economy: renewable energy, green buildings, clean transportation, water management, waste management, and land management. Greencollar.org is a movement for empowering and uniting companies embracing the greencollar movement.
To read Dr. Dayan's summit feedback please visit: http://www.greencollar.org/blog/
About Green Collar Association
Green Collar Association is an industry association dedicated to uniting the needs of business with those of the environment. Their mandate is to promote employment, education, advocacy and commerce in fields that generate a net benefit on the environment. Green Collar Association represents over 75,000 members and is a valuable tool for professionals, trades-people, organizations, and employers. They also provide information on environmental certification, industry information, ecology jobs resource materials, eco certification and an interactive job board that facilitates networking, eco training and employment. Green Collar Association appreciates that environmental education is a critical component in advancing not only the environmental movement, but also a greencollar economy.
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