Research and Markets: The Sustainable Corporation 2010: Solutions from the Innovation Economy Highlights Approaches Now Being Employed By Some of the Worlds Most Innovative Companies

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/33c7dc/the_sustainable_co) has announced the addition of AltaTerra Research's new report "The Sustainable Corporation 2010: Solutions from the Innovation Economy" to their offering.

This conference report features key takeaways from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group's March 2010 conference, 'The Sustainable Corporation 2010: Solutions from the Innovation Economy.' More than 300 attendees from over 100 Silicon Valley companies learned from corporate sustainability leaders, including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Flextronics, Adobe, Accenture, eBay, Nvidia, BSR, Saatchi & Saatchi, Jones Lang La Salle, SolFocus, Power Assure, and other high-profile organizations and industry consortia.

These speakers and organizations offered valuable perspectives on the strategies, practices, and solutions for advancing corporate sustainability, including:

  • The Corporations Role in Sustainability
  • Collaboration and Consortia
  • Leading Practices in Procurement and Supply Chain, Operations, and Product Innovation
  • Goal Setting and Reporting
  • A Companys Journey: Hewlett-Packard
  • Strategies for Sustainability

The Sustainable Corporation 2010 conference was organized to facilitate education and dialog around leading practices in corporate sustainability, which is rapidly becoming a force of its own in the global marketplace. Driven by rapidly rising living standards and resource demands, expanding energy and climate regulation, and new competitive pressures, businesses are embracing new and more sustainable practices in their operations, products, and value chains generating cost savings and growth opportunities.

Executive Summary:

Corporate sustainability is becoming a force of its own in the global marketplace, driven by rapidly rising living standards and resource demands, expanding energy and environmental regulation, and new competitive pressures. In response, businesses are embracing new practices in their operations, products, and value chains generating cost savings and growth opportunities. This report features key takeaways from the Silicon Valley Leadership Groups March 2010 conference The Sustainable Corporation 2010: Solutions from the Innovation Economy. It highlights sustainable business approaches now being employed by some of the worlds most innovative companies: HP, eBay, Samsung, Flextronics, Applied Materials, IBM, Intel, Yahoo!, Kaiser Permanente, Adobe, Accenture, Nvidia, and many others. The tools, resources, and strategies discussed reflect how leading companies are creating business advantage through their corporate sustainability efforts. Key topics include the role of consortia, stakeholder reporting, procurement and supply chain initiatives, operational improvements, and top-line growth through green innovation. This conference, the largest of its kind in Silicon Valley, involved more than 300 participants from 180 corporations, institutions, and governmental entities.

Key Topics Covered:

  • 0 Program and Summary Themes;
  • 1 Corporate Role in Sustainability;
  • 2 Collaboration and Consortia;
  • 3 Leading Business Practices: Procurement and Supply Chain, Operations, Product Development;
  • 4 Goal Setting and Reporting;
  • 5 HP's Environmental Sustainability Journey;
  • 6 Strategies for Sustainability;
  • 7 Conference Speakers and Sponsors

Companies Mentioned:

  • HP
  • eBay
  • Samsung
  • Flextronics
  • Applied Materials
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Yahoo!
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Adobe
  • Accenture
  • Nvidia

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716