How Green is “Green?”  Public meeting, Thursday, July 2


Posted by on Fri, June 26, 2009

The Liars And The Sages: Telling The Truth From Nonsense In The Era Of Post-Sustainability
Presented by Surfrider Foundation, Sierra Club & League for Coastside Protection

Thursday, July 2, 2009
At 7:30 P.M.
Half Moon Bay – Ocean Shore Train Depot
(Near Johnston House, Higgins-Purisima Road

Join us for an informative and stimulating presentation by one of the world’s leading experts in the field of sustainability. Ed Quevedo, Senior Counsel.  Ed will discuss the meaning of sustainability in today’s world. In this era where just about every product or company now claims to be "Green", Ed will give us some guidance on how to distinguish Nonsense from the Truth.

Ed Quevedo is Senior Counsel in the Paladin Law Group LLP, and Chair of the firm’s Sustainability Practice Group. He has over 25 years of experience advising clients on domestic and international environmental and health & safety (EHS) law compliance and litigation matters, sustainability planning and program development, and strategic EHS program development and performance counseling, both as an attorney and consulting advisor.

During his legal career, Mr. Quevedo has argued cases before the California Supreme Court, the International Board of Arbitrators in The Hague, and the European Court of Justice. He has led high-impact pro bono litigation teams in important Civil Rights, Clean Water Act, and environmental damages recovery litigation in public interest cases brought in state and federal courts.

He is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Environmental Partnership (www.svep.org), serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Multi-State Working Group on Environmental Performance (www.mswg.org), and is Past President of the Pacific Industrial & Business Association (www.piba.org).