Clean Innovation: Why it Makes Business Sense

Please join Microsoft and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) for a conversation on Clean Innovation: Why it Makes Business Sense. The discussion will bring together stakeholders from industry, government and civil society to discuss the business drivers for innovation in clean energy and low-carbon technologies across a broad range of industries.

U.S. companies are leading the world in developing new products and solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help support the economy including new, more efficient industrial technologies; alternative vehicles and transportation systems; renewable energy; and carbon capture and sequestration. The panel will explore the business drivers and challenges associated with clean innovation across multiple sectors and geographies.  These issues include growing customer demand, competitiveness concerns, cost pressures, efficiency gains and enhanced performance.

Opening Remarks

U.S. Representative Kevin Cramer (ND — At large)
Member, House Committee on Energy and Commerce


Bob Perciasepe — Moderator
President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Peter Fuller
Vice President, Market & Regulatory Policy, NRG Energy
Michelle Patron
Director, Sustainability Policy, Microsoft
Seth Roberts
Global Director, Energy & Climate Change, The Dow Chemical Company
Paul Steffes
CEO and President, Steffes Corporation