100% Renewable Businesses and Communities

March 15, 2018
Massachusetts State House
100% Renewable Businesses and Communities
A Briefing for Policymakers
Thursday, March 15, 2018
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
House Members Lounge, Massachusetts State House
Sponsored by Representative Marjorie Decker, Representative Sean Garballey, and Senator Jamie Eldridge

The movement for a future powered entirely by clean, renewable energy is growing. More than 100 major companies have committed to power their operations with 100 percent renewable energy in the coming decades. Seven cities and towns in Massachusetts, along with Boston University and Harvard University, have also pledged to achieve 100 percent renewable energy targets.

How will these businesses, municipalities, and institutions achieve their 100 percent renewable energy goals? As legislation moves forward to power Massachusetts with 100 percent renewable energy, what lessons can state policymakers learn from companies and cities that are leading the clean energy transition?

Please join us for a conversation about the path to a 100 percent renewable energy future for our businesses and institutions, our communities, and our Commonwealth.

  • Representative Marjorie Decker (Cambridge), Representative Sean Garballey (Arlington), and Senator Jamie Eldridge (Acton)
  • Jim Boyle, Chairman and CEO, Sustainability Roundtable, Inc., and a founding board member of the Alliance for Business Leadership
  • Ben Hellerstein, State Director, Environment Massachusetts

Sustainability Roundtable provides strategic advisory and support services to help many of the nation’s leading companies reduce their environmental footprint and meet their sustainability goals. Sustainability Roundtable’s members include Akamai, Lenovo, and Verizon, among other companies.

Environment Massachusetts is a statewide, citizen-funded environmental advocacy organization working to protect clean air, clean water, and open space. 

Cosponsored by Environment Massachusetts, MASSPIRG Students, Unitarian Universalist Mass Action Network, Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, Greening Greenfield, Boston Climate Action Network, Climate Action Now, Vineyard Power, MassSolar, No Fracked Gas in Mass, Berkshire Environmental Action Team, AIA Massachusetts, Franklin County Continuing the Political Revolution, Cape Downwinders, 350 Mass for a Better Future, Mass Quaker Legislative Action Network, Toxics Action Center Campaigns, Renewable Energy Worcester, No Sharon Gas Pipeline / Clean Energy Now, and South Coast Neighbors United.