Eco-Expo 2011: Reducing carbon footprints

February 9, 2011

On March 3, the British Embassy, the Green Pages of Costa Rica and the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE) will host Eco-Expo 2011, an event that will provide entrepreneurs with tools to reduce the carbon footprint of their products through a supply chain that operates in a sustainable manner.

Participants will learn dynamics to expand their networks and can browse booths filled with eco-friendly products and services. Additionally, exhibitors will make presentations – British Ambassador Tom Kennedy will present “Carbon Footprint;” environmental engineer José Ramón Domenech will present “Green Procurement in Public Institutions in Costa Rica;” and general manager of Coopedota Roberto Mata will present “Certification Process of the First Carbon Neutral Coffee in the World.”

The event will teach participants how to make their production process, their organization and their home more efficient and sustainable.

The event will take place from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Hotel Ramada Plaza Herradura. Admission is free, but guests should reserve a space at: Isabel.Solis@incae.edu or by calling 2437-2176.

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