PITTSBURGH, PA - Mayor William Peduto’s trip to Ludwigsburg, Germany, underwritten by Carnegie Mellon University, continues Wednesday with the first of two days of an international sustainability conference.
German CSR-Forum (Sustainable City Development)
Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The 10th German CSR-Forum kicked off at 9 a.m. (3 a.m. EST) with a welcome from Markus Guerne of the German stock exchange and CSR-Forum organizer Wolfgang Scheunemann. The morning session is keynoted by Baden-Württemberg Minister of Environment Francis Saucer and REWE Group CEO Alain Caparros.
Presentation on Cradle-to-Cradle production and design
Time: 1:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
This presentation in English features Toyota Environment Manager John Malpas; Bosch Office of Sustainability head Bernhard Schwager; and Dr. Michael Braungart of EPEA International.
Meeting with Ludwigsburg Mayor’s Office
Time: 3 p.m.
Driving tour of projects, and examples of sustainability and technology
Presentation on feasibility of social responsibility
Time: 4:40 p.m.
Keynoted by German Post CEO Frank Appel. Other speakers include Strabag CEO Thomas Birtel; Retail Association Germany CEO Stefan Genth; German Environmental Aid national director Jurgen Resch; and dokeo managing director Wolfgang Scheunemann.
Award ceremony and dinner
Time: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
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