Opening Remarks



Professor Eric Orts, Faculty Director of IGEL, kicked off the conference with welcoming remarks before he introduced Michael Gibbons, the Deputy Dean of The Wharton School. Dr. Gibbon spoke about campus-wide sustainability goals attained through operations, curriculum, and outreach. He noted that IGEL has been in the forefront of these university efforts, specifically helping launch Wharton's Sustainability Program to conserve energy and reduce waste in Wharton facilities. As leading institutions of higher education, Penn and Wharton must demonstrate proactive environmental leadership. Events such as the IGEL series of conference-workshops has brought leading environmental issues to the forefront and opened the door for practical, business-oriented solutions.


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Deputy Dean Gibbons speaking at the IGEL Conference-Workshop



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Save the Date: IGEL's 4th Annual Conference-Workshop on Valuing Water: Business Challenges & Opportunities for Innovation

Fourth Annual Conference-Workshop

Save the Date

March 22, 2011
World Water Day
8th Floor Colloquium
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

Topic: Valuing Water: Business Challenges & Opportunities for Innovation