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Globe 2002: Speakers
March 13-15, Vancouver, Canada



Vancouver, B.C.: Final preparations are underway for the GLOBE 2002 Conference, one of the most highly anticipated events in 2002. The brightest minds in the world of business and environment will gather March 13-15, 2002 in Vancouver, Canada to share critical strategic business intelligence and debate the role of business in the world's environmental agenda.

"We believe this is the most prestigious gathering of corporate leaders, policy makers and scientists in the business of the environment ever," says GLOBE Foundation of Canada President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. John D. Wiebe.

GLOBE 2002 is a global forum featuring over 200 of the world's top executives in the energy and environment field.

Anita Burke &endash; Group Advisor-Sustainable Development and Environment, Shell Canada Ltd. (Canada)

Linda Coady &endash; Vice President, Environmental Enterprise, Weyerhaeuser Canada Ltd. (Canada)

Dianne Dillon-Ridgley - Director, Interface Inc.; Green Mountain Energy Company (USA)

Jim Dinning - Executive Vice President, Sustainable Development and External Relations, TransAlta Corporation (Canada)

Daniel Gagnier &endash; Senior Vice President, Corporate and Environmental Affairs, Alcan Inc. (Canada)

Ian Johnson - Vice President, Environment and Socially Sustainable Development, World Bank (USA)

Elizabeth A. Lowery - Vice President, Environment & Energy, General Motors Corporation (USA)

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart &endash; Chairman, Business Action for Sustainable Development; former Chairman, Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies (Great Britain).

Dr. Herman Meyer &endash; Project Director, Sustainable Development and Mobility, Volkswagen Group (Germany)

Dr. Ferdinand Panik - Vice President and Head of the Fuel Cell Project, DaimlerChrysler AG (Germany)

Ralph Peterson - Chairman, President and CEO of CH2M HILL Ltd. (USA)

Michael Phelps - Chairman & CEO, WestCoast Energy Inc. (Canada)

Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt &endash; Founder and Chair, The Natural Step (Sweden)

Bruce Sampson - Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Sustainability, BC Hydro (Canada)

Sarah Severn - Director, Sustainable Development, Nike Corporation (USA)

Dr. Mark Small &endash; Vice President, Environment, Safety and Health, Sony Corporation of America (USA)

Maurice Strong &endash; Chairman, Earth Council (Canada)

Dorian Vanessa Weaver, Member of the Board of Directors, Export-Import Bank (USA)

GLOBE 2002 also features the participation of major political figures responsible for energy and environment issues including:

The Honourable David Anderson &endash; Minister of Environment (Canada)

The Honourable Pat Duncan &endash; Premier of the Yukon (Canada)

The Honourable Stephen Kakfwi &endash; Premier of the Northwest Territories (Canada)

The Honourable John Leslie Prescott &endash; Deputy Prime Minister (Great Britain)

Klaus Toepfer &endash; Executive Director, United Nations Environment Program (Kenya)

The conference will provide a strong foundation for dialogue on the following themes:

Corporate Sustainability: Positioning for Maximum Benefit

Climate Change: Global Strategies for Adaptation and Mitigation

Continental Energy: Balancing Business Opportunity & Environmental Risk

Sustainable Mobility: Fuel Cell Vehicles and the Hydrogen Economy

Efficient Energy: Innovative Strategies for Meeting Energy Requirements

International Business Opportunities: Trends and Transformations in demand for environmental technologies and services.

GLOBE 2002 will take place March 13 &endash; 15, 2002 in Vancouver, Canada. For a full conference schedule see http://www.globe2002.com/

Renee Iversen Laura Ballance

GLOBE 2002 GLOBE 2002

604-666-5833 604-787-6982

renee.iversen@globe.ca                                      laura@curvecommunications.com 

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