Green Job Creation: Learning from What Works

Tue, 03 Feb 2009 19:00:00 GMT

Wal-Mart, in partnership with the Wal-Mart Green Jobs Council (W-GJC), will host a briefing for Members of Congress, their staff, Congressional Committees, and the public on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. EST in the Cannon House Office Building Room 340 to discuss success stories in creating green jobs. The interactive panel will be moderated by Wal-Mart’s SVP for Sustainability, Matt Kistler, and will include:

  • Chris Sultemeier, Senior Vice President Fleet and Transportation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Kim Saylors-Laster, Vice President Energy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Dan Lashof, PhD Director of the Climate Center, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Jackie Prince Roberts, Director of Sustainable Technologies, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Susan Herndon, Vice President, Lennox Industries
  • Chris Spain, Chairman of the Board and Chief Strategy Officer, Hydropoint Data Systems

The panel will build on the key findings of an October 2008 meeting of the Wal-Mart Green Jobs Council at which top companies identified the key catalysts and barriers to green job creation. Many other Wal-Mart executives will be available for discussion after the briefing, as well as several of the Wal-Mart Green Jobs Council participants representing leading suppliers in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, transportation, waste reduction, and water efficiency.

RSVP by 12 P.M. on February 2 to Terrence Bogans at