Applied Materials

Symposium Highlights Environmental Sustainability as a Core Business Strategy

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group will hold its second annual Sustainability Symposium: The Sustainable Corporation 2011, on April 8, in Santa Clara, Calif. at Applied Materials. The Symposium will focus on solutions and best practices that advance environmental sustainability within businesses.The speaker line-up features a strong group of sustainability experts from industry, government and the NGO sectors. Dr. Alan Hecht, head of EPA’s Office of Sustainability and R&D will discuss opportunities for partnership between businesses and government. A keynote address will also be given by Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom – focusing on the role of green businesses in the state’s economic recovery.