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Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

OUC

Established in 1923, OUC — The Reliable One is the second largest municipal utility in Florida. We provide electric and water services to more than 254,000 customers in Orlando, St. Cloud and parts of unincorporated Orange and Osceola counties.  To provide for future generations, we actively encourage conservation of our region’s natural resources through renewable energy resource development and customer education.

Visit us at http://www.ouc.com/

Permapave

Permapave is committed to providing industry professionals with the solution to reduce urban runoff pollution and achieve compliance with clean water regulations. Engaging in a worldwide effort to bring a crucial change in the approach to drainage design, Permapave takes the green approach to providing the easy solution to an intricate problem with projects that are profitable but good for the sustainability of the environment.

Visit us at http://permapave.com/

Supporting Sponsors

Carbon Concierge

Carbon Concierge was founded in February of 2007 with an emphasis on business engagement in global warming solutions. They help direct business leaders, at prominent environmental and sustainability related conferences around the country, toward solutions that reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that relate to their company’s operations. They also add value to processes that are already in place, yet lacking initiative within organizations.

Visit us at http://carbonconcierge.com/

Covanta

Covanta Energy is an internationally recognized owner and operator of large-scale Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects. Covanta’s 38 EfW facilities provide communities with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using that municipal solid waste to generate clean, renewable energy. In Florida, Covanta operates facilities in Lee, Hillsborough, Pasco and Lake counties.

Visit us at http://www.covantaholding.com/portal/

Dharma Merchant Services

Dharma Merchant Services is a socially responsible and certified green provider of credit card payment accounts for retail, mobile, and ecommerce merchants of all sizes. Providing a mission driven service with a very competitive processing program allows merchants a unique choice to green their supply chain with this critical service.

Visit us at http://www.dharmamerchantservices.com/

Disney

The Walt Disney Company seeks to establish and sustain a positive environmental legacy for Disney and for future generations. We are committed to minimizing our overall impact on the environment while encouraging environmentally responsible behavior on the part of Cast Members and employees, guests and business associates throughout the world.

Visit us at http://corporate.disney.go.com/responsibility/environment.html

PetroAlgae

PetroAlgae licenses a commercial micro-crop technology system that produces clean fuel and food in an environmentally sustainable manner. Through a modular, flexible design construction, PetroAlgae enables a near-continuous growing and harvesting process of a wide variety of micro-crops suited to local climates, ensuring maximum growth rates.

Visit us at www.petroalgae.com

Sol, Inc.

Sol is the world leader in solar LED outdoor lighting solutions with over 35,000 systems installed in more than 50 countries on six continents. Since 1990, Sol has introduced innovative and cost-effective solar lighting systems that provide unsurpassed levels of illumination and reliability. Sol develops, manufactures and markets commercial/industrial-grade solar powered and energy efficient lighting systems for a wide range of lighting applications including area and security, street and roadways, sign and billboards and transit and shelter lighting. Sol is ISO 9001:2000 certified and committed to superior design, manufacturing, and customer satisfaction.

Visit us at http://www.solarlighting.com/

SunWorks Solar

SunWorks Solar has been helping businesses, municipalities and homeowners harness Florida sunshine since 1973. As a pioneer in the industry, we customize solar solutions to lower electric bills, increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. From our headquarters in Jacksonville, we service the Southeast, Caribbean and Bermuda. 

Visit us at http://sunworkssolar.com/

Top Floor Studio

TopFloorStudio is an interactive web design and marketing company in Asheville, North Carolina, that develops innovative technology and design solutions with a focus on lasting results. We work with small organizations and Fortune 500 companies alike. We are committed to being green in every way, and have developed the expertise and marketing channels to guide our clients in the direction of greener forms of marketing. 

Visit us at http://www.topfloorstudio.com.

Media Sponsors

CSRwire

CSRwire is the leading source of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports and information. CSRwire members are companies and NGOs, agencies and organizations interested in communicating their corporate citizenship, sustainability, and socially responsible initiatives to a global audience through CSRwire’s syndication network and weekly News Alerts.

Visit us at http://www.csrwire.com/

EcoFactory

“The Social Network for World Changers,” Ecofactory.com provides environmental news and reporting, podcasts, GreenTV videos, blogs, RSS feeds, a forum and has gained a following to becoming a virtual facebook or myspace of the environment. New features and enhancements are being added all the time like Ecofactory’s free Green Directory listing of businesses and organizations contributing to the green movement. These free listings include hyperlinks, descriptions, and contact info to provide a valuable way of connecting prospects with reliable resources. Remember to bookmark their Green Events Calendar for coverage of major green events from Earth Day to the Green Festivals.

Visit us at http://www.ecofactory.com/

Environment News Service

The Environment News Service is the original daily international wire service of the environment. ENS is independently owned and operated and exists to present late-breaking environmental news in a fair and balanced manner. Hundreds of websites feature ENS headlines and story briefs.  Free email and rss feeds.

Visit us at http://www.ens-newswire.com

Sustainability: The Journal of Record

Sustainability: The Journal of Record brings together professionals in academia, industry, policy, and government committed to implementing sustainability programs and preserving global resources.  The Journal is published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., a fully integrated media company establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in science and biomedical research.

Visit us at www.liebertpub.com

Associate Sponsors

Compost USA

CompostUSA is a company focused on providing economical, environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions for managing organic residuals.  In conjunction with Harvest Quest International, CompostUSA is establishing a network of composting operations within the State of Florida and is utilizing the EPA recognized Modified Static Aerobic Pile (MSAP) composting method.  This unique method of composting provides major environmental benefits and results in the production of class ‘AA’ finished compost with excellent commercial value. With significant technical expertise and strong alliances, CompostUSA is positioned to become Florida’s leading edge in organics recycling.

Empower

Empower Distribution is the US South-East distributor for Geyser, a water heater heat pump manufactured by North Road Technologies of Maine.  Its technology partner is Nyle Corporation, a 30 year leader in industrial cogeneration, heat pump, water heating and dehumidification technologies.

The Geyser is a high efficiency water heater heat pump that connects to any existing electric, gas, oil, or propane water heater in home or business.  Geyser qualifies for the Federal 30% Tax Credit. The Geyser is 370% efficient and can cool and remove up to 50 pints of moisture. The Geyser is superior in terms of efficiency and ownership cost to tankless and solar water heater technologies. The Geyser is an easy DIY project, plugs in a standard 110 volts wall outlet and comes with a 5 years warranty. UL approved. Green technology made in United States.

Visit us at www.empowerdistribution.com

Global Electric Motorcars

Global Electric Motorcars, a Chrysler Company, is the market leader in battery-electric vehicle transportation and is committed to providing fun, efficient and affordable transportation solutions. GEM vehicles are quiet, environmentally friendly and safe. With six models and a variety of options, customers around the world are discovering how driving a battery-electric vehicle can impact their lives.
www.gemcar.com

Friends of Green Cities

The Organic Mattress Store

Coming to Ft Lauderdale, Sarasota, and Naples in 2010.

Visit us at www.theorganicmattressstore.com