The Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles, (SBCLA) and Stonefield Josephson, Inc. present a panel of sustainable entrepreneurs and experts sharing their success stories and results from a first-of-its kind economic analysis commissioned by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), showing the impact of the state's climate change policies on a specific small business in California. UCS will explain its findings, State Senator Fran Pavley (co-author of AB 32) will address attendees, and local small business owners will discuss the impact of climate change legislation on their bottom lines. The event is hosted by Livingreen Store & Gallery in Culver City. Additional support comes from the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy and the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Fran Pavley, California State Senator, 23rd Senate District and co-author of AB 32
Tom Bowman, President and Founder, Bowman Design Group
Kendall Laine, Founder, POWERZOA
Jasmin Ansar, Ph.D., Western States Climate Economist, Union of Concerned Scientists
Moderator: Brad Pomerance, Host of Local Edition, CNN Headline News
WHEN: Thursday, December 10, 2009
7:00 pm. to 10:00 pm.
WHERE: Livingreen Store & Gallery
10000 Culver Blvd., Culver City 90232
COST: $20 donation for admission, which includes appetizers from Border Grill as well as light snacks and libations.
BY: Stonefield Josephson, Inc., SBLCA’s Exclusive Founding Alliance partner, under the leadership of its president, Jeff Garrison.
SPONSORS: The California Business Alliance for a Green Economy, Union of Concerned Scientists, Clif Bar, O.N.E. One Natural Experience, Edge Communications, Inc., Summa Marketing Communications, New Belgium Brewing, Luna & Larry’s Organic Coconut Bliss, generate possibility THOLEN Sustainability Group, and Media Fabricators, Inc.
About The Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles (SBCLA)
SBCLA is a non-profit organization acting as a professional networking and education forum. The organization serves California businesses and individuals working with sustainable products, services and processes. SBCLA’s goal is to assist members with improving their profits, enhancing their communities, and protecting the environment by educating business professionals on the opportunities represented by technologies and management philosophies that reduce negative and non-renewable ecological impact. The Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles is an activity of the International Humanities Center.
About Stonefield Josephson
Stonefield Josephson is an internationally recognized, innovative leader in the field of accounting. Founded in 1975, the California-based firm serves public and privately held U.S. and international clients from offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, East Bay, Silicon Valley and Hong Kong. One of the firm's many initiatives is its commitment to the preservation and restoration of the planet. Its sustainability practice, Fiscally Green®, under president Jeff Garrison's leadership, is working to implement sustainability techniques and promote environmental responsibility within both home and office. It is introducing eco-friendly business practices and developing strong business alliances with like-minded companies that share the firm's passion for protecting the environment and promoting responsible ecological practices that benefit the commercial sector and the community at large. Fiscally Green® assists companies with the complexities and opportunities of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and is adept with: renewable 'green' and energy tax credits, IRS codes, U.S. Treasury grants, and the rapidly changing global, federal, state and local environmental regulations.
For more information and press pass inquiries, contact:
Molly Lavik , Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles