Network at the Sustainable Opportunities Summit in Denver March 17-19
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March 13, 2009
 
ColoradoBiz Update
CORE Colorado The 4th Annual Sustainable Opportunities Summit
The 4th Annual Sustainable Opportunities Summit gathers leaders from business, government and academia March 17-19 at the Colorado Convention Center. Register at CORE Colorado

From the CORE special section in ColoradoBiz

Sustainability spells opportunity for Colorado business
Amid declining sales, widespread layoffs and retrenchment, the 2009 Sustainable Opportunities Summit will offer welcome reminders of Colorado's bright future in a global economy transitioning to renewable energy and producing more with less of the planet's oversubscribed resources. By Todd Neff

No wall around China
Coal has been at the heart of U.S. prosperity. In coal-rich Colorado, nearly 70 percent of electricity is created by burning coal. In Wyoming it's 97 percent. The story is much the same in China, just lately emerging from poverty into prosperity. By Allen Best

To see the complete CORE special section, click here.

Job fair comes to summit

This year's Sustainable Opportunities Summit includes a Sustainability Job Fair from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on March 19. Career fair participants include: Denver Water Department, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Denver office and 42U DirectNET. The job fair is sponsored by the University of Colorado Denver Career Center and the Denver Office of Economic Development. Registration is required. Companies interested in participating at the fair please visit CORE Colorado.

Stories from the March issue of ColoradoBiz

Priming the new energy pump
While green energy is blossoming in Colorado - thanks in large part to political incentives - oil and gas is pulling back as low prices curb profits. By Todd Neff

Aviation fuel goes green
A Centennial Air Force vet is betting aviation fuels made from nonpolluting renewable sources will take flight. Front Range firms are among those developing them. By Allen Best

 


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Graham Russell, executive director of CORE Colorado, on Colorado's green economy
Graham Russell, executive director of CORE or Connected Organizations for a Responsible Economy, talks about how Colorado is positioned to be a major player in the new green economy and CORE's upcoming sustainability summit March 17-19.

 

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How climate change is driving entrepreneurship
Graham Russell of CORE Colorado talks about the upcoming Sustainable Opportunities Summit March 17 to March 19.

 
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