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Managing Climate Change: Business Risks and Rewards

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12:00AM, 11 November 2008
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12:00AM, 11 November 2008
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Managing Climate Change: Business Risks and Rewards

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, {theclimategroup}, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc. are co-hosting:

MANAGING CLIMATE CHANGE

BUSINESS RISKS AND REWARDS

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

The Fairmont Chicago

200 North Columbus Drive

Chicago, IL 60601

This half-day symposium will take a look at the topic of climate change, with particular attention to Midwest companies and industries.

John Rowe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exelon Corporation, and Phil Sharp, President of Resources for the Future, will provide keynote addresses.

Panel discussions will include representatives from McKinsey & Company, Baxter International, Deutsche Bank, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago Climate Exchange, the Pew Center for Global Climate Change, and Johnson Controls.

These discussions will:

. Discuss the economics of carbon limits by exploring mechanisms to reduce carbon emissions that will not stall economic growth;

. Provide a post-election objective analysis of the future of U.S. state and federal legislation;

. Describe how businesses can approach carbon limits not just as an added cost to their bottom line but as an opportunity to tap into new technologies and innovations, ultimately capturing new markets.

For more information and to register online, please visit The Chicago Council's website.

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