For Immediate Release:
November 8, 2017
Gina Williams, Alliance Communications
Media Alert: Oregon Business Alliance for Climate
To Host Central Oregon Launch November 9 in Bend
Bend, Oregon, November 8, 2017– With climate change already impacting Oregon industry, private sector leaders from across the state are working to ensure business leaders have a strong role in solutions-based, economically viable climate policy.
Led by Board of Directors chair Tom Kelly of Neil Kelly Company, the Oregon Business Alliance for Climate (the Alliance) was launched in June. Alliance Co-Directors are Steve Baczko and Nancy Hamilton.
Building on its statewide outreach, the Alliance is hosting a special Central Oregon Launch event on Thurs., Nov. 9 in Bend at member Deschutes Brewery.
The Business Alliance for Climate is specifically focused on Oregon’s clean energy economy, including carbon pricing options, that will make the most sense for statewide business interests. Our members support a nonpartisan and collaborative initiative focused on advancing a price on carbon while investing in a resilient economy for Oregon.
What: Oregon Business Alliance for Climate Central Oregon Launch
When: Thurs., November 9, 2017, 4-6 p.m.
Where: Deschutes Brewery Bend Public House, Tap Room, 1044 NW Bond St., Bend