Published May 10, 2011


The Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Santa Clara County, Tri-Valley and San Mateo County Air Quality Resource Teams are partnering with the Santa Clara County Green Business Program to host a lively green business panel discussion on Tuesday, May 17th. Is your company interested in learning and implementing the best green practices?  Are you interested in attaining green business certification? If so, this workshop is tailor made to help you accomplish these goals.

Workshop Information
Small to mid-size organizations will learn how to apply for green business certification status including certification within the Alameda County Green Business Program. Your company will also learn ways to help reduce greenhouse gases and harmful air pollution by promoting commute alternatives to your employees.

Event Highlights
This green business workshop has been set up to be both informative and fun. Participants will be treated to a continental breakfast and program highlights which include:
  • Keynote speaker Joe McConnell, News and Traffic Reporter for Metro Networks  
  • An overview of the Green Business Certification Program and commute solutions
  • A panel discussion on commute solutions (you can also submit questions for panelists in advance to efujii@communityfocus.org)
  • Networking with industry professionalsWorkshop
The Green Business Workshop is being held on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at the San Jose City Hall Rotunda, 200 East Santa Clara Avenue. The event is free of charge but RSVP's are requested. Please contact Emma Fujii at (510) 763-2500 x7 or efujii@communityfocus.org to have your name put on the guest list. Those who attend will be eligible to win fun door prizes including an Apple iPad and Chinook Books.

Additional Information
Additional information is available on the workshop as well as green programs and services offered. Please refer to the Alameda County Green Business Program contact below for details.

Contact Information
Pamela Evans
Alameda County Green Business Program
1131 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, California  94502
(510) 567-6770  phone     (510) 337-9135  fax     pamela.evans@acgov.org   e-mail     www.greenbiz.ca.gov   WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California  94588-8570
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax      info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW