The daylong conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 12. The conference, previously called the Green Summit, is being presented by the Boulder County Business Report. It focuses on sharing knowledge, ideas and technologies to advance sustainable business practices regionally, nationally and globally.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will deliver the morning keynote address on the role that natural surroundings play in work, health and identity as Americans.
Kennedy will present “A Contract With Our Future,” a discussion on how he believes good environmental policy is good for business, the economy and posterity.
Kennedy will provide examples and tell stories to illustrate how sound environmental policies and procedures can save money and the planet in the long run. His talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session.
Ryan Martens, founder of Boulder-based Rally Software Development Corp., will present the afternoon keynote address. Martens’ talk, “Think Like an Agilist: My Road to Rally for Impact,” will share insights on how the company has grown and become a publicly traded company while also becoming a leader in sustainability.
Martens will talk about Rally for Impact, a program that lets engineers focus on solving global problems, and a variety of sustainable initiatives the company has led or participated in.
To register and see a complete agenda and information on more speakers, visit www.boulderearth.com.
The conference sponsor is Main Street Power Co. in Boulder, and title sponsors are the city of Boulder and Western Disposal Services Inc. in Boulder.