How Manufacturers can Win with Green and Sustainability

In this session at the 2010 IW Best Plants Conference, explore sustainability. Sustainability -- you have heard of it, but not really sure how it applies to your business? Is it another fad? Will it cost more? Is it just another headache? Do you have to be a tree hugger? Here is your opportunity to find out more, ask any question you want and unravel the mysteries of Sustainability. You might find you are already doing it! Explore what it means and what it could mean for your business in the presentation below by Gale Tedhams, Director, Sustainability, Green Products and Communications, Owens Corning.

In This Presentation You Will See

  • What's going on in the marketplace today (in minute 3)

  • What sustainability is (in minute 5)

  • Sustainable business strategy (in minute 13)

  • Greening your operation (in minute 16)

  • Greening products (in minute 24)

  • Innovations in renewables (in minute 31)

  • What other manufacturers are doing (in minute 41)

  • and more


About the Speaker

Gale Tedhams, Director, Sustainability, Green Products and Communications, Owens Corning

As director of sustainability for Owens Corning, her role encompasses global accountability for strategy development in greening our products and effectively communicating the Owens Corning's sustainability practices.

With more than 30 years experience with Owens Corning, Tedhams delivered successful results across several of its businesses and functional areas, including manufacturing leadership in both the U.S. and Europe, global diversity leadership and product line leadership in Insulating Systems business.

Tedhams is president of LEWAS (Lake Erie Western Alliance for Sustainability). She is a frequent guest speaker at major energy forums, conferences and a regular media spokesperson on the topics of global sustainability. She has a bachelor's in civil engineering from Michigan State University.

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