Partners for Green Places Offers Webinar on Low-cost Solutions for Energy Savings
Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 24, 2020
Sarasota, FL— Many of us are experiencing financial impacts as a consequence of COVID-19, along with increasing summer utility bills. Investing in energy efficiency measures may be a simple, and low-cost solution. On Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT Partners for Green Places will engage with small businesses and nonprofit organizations about how to save money and take climate action at the same time.
During this free, 1-hour webinar participants will hear from local business owners, nonprofits, and sustainability experts to learn about the community-wide movement, Partners for Green Places, and how investing in sustainability for your organization can provide significant savings and drive us toward a greener future.
Click here to register early for this event.
This webinar is intended for businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations and individuals interested in saving money and joining the many other local organizations who have already taken sustainability measures and seen measurable financial savings.
The cross-sector panel will cover:
• Lessons learned, savings seen, and progress from a nonprofit that invested in energy and water efficiency improvements at their facilities
• Potential financial savings from sustainability measures
• Sustainability measures with the greatest potential for immediate cost savings
• Financing and fundraising options
• Demand vs non-demand utility customers and how that affects your saving opportunities
• The Partners for Green Places community-wide initiative
• And more
Panelists like Anand Pallegar, founder of DreamLarge, will answer questions and discuss the topics above, moderated by Mark Gordon from the Business Observer. Other panelists include representatives from Children First, Florida Power & Light, Sarasota City and County Sustainability, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation. You can submit a question for our panelists before the webinar begins by emailing SustainableSarasota@scgov.net. There will be an opportunity for Q&A during the live webinar as well.
Partners for Green Places was founded through a cross-sector partnership including Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, the City of Sarasota, Community Foundation of Sarasota County, DreamLarge, Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability, and William G. and Marie Selby Foundation. The founding partners are inviting other organizations to get involved. To learn more visit www.partnersforgreenplaces.com.
About Partners for Green Places
Partners for Green Places is an initiative forged to inspire organizations to play an active and engaged role in the adoption of sustainable practices. The goal is to showcase organizations that have adopted sustainable practices to deliver meaningful results and share those stories so any organization can understand how they, too, can be a part of forging a more sustainable future. To learn more visit www.partnersforgreenplaces.com.