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May 15, 2008
How to Meet Corporate Environmental Goals Without Increasing Costs

  • Andrew Hutson, Project Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Environmental Defense Fund Learn More
  • Callie Glave, Global Corporate Services Sourcing Leader, Owens Corning Learn More
  • Karen Healey, Director, Product Management, PHH Arval Learn More
  • How to Meet Corporate Environmental Goals Without Increasing Costs

    Does your company have corporate environmental goals? Have you been challenged with ensuring costs don't skyrocket as a result? Are you looking to your supply chain partners to help you meet these goals?

    As more and more companies decide that environmental initiatives are the right thing to do, sourcing and finance professionals are tasked with ensuring the right balance between environmental and financial goals.

    To help you turn your challenges into opportunities, PHH Arval, a leading vehicle management services provider, is hosting a complimentary webinar designed specifically for you.

    In this webinar, you will hear from:

    • Sourcing managers from major corporations talking about how they deal with their corporate environmental initiatives and leverage their suppliers to maximize opportunities
    • Andrew Hutson, Project Manager of Corporate Partnerships Environmental Defense, discussing how their corporate partners develop environmental solutions that also made good business sense
    • PHH Arval demonstrating how its PHH GreenFleet program is helping fleets of company cars and trucks attain their environmental goals for greenhouse gas emissions - and helping their bottom lines in the process

    Key takeaways:


    • How to encourage suppliers to improve the environmental performance of their operations and their products while reducing costs
    • How to work with your environmental department
    • Best practices for implementing a program to reduce fleet greenhouse gas emissions
    • Appropriate enviromental metrics for your supply chain partners
    • Sourcing and procurement professionals
    • Finance professionals
    • Treasury professionals
    • Corporate administration

    PHH Arval is one of the leading fleet management services providers in the United States and Canada. PHH provides outsourced fleet management solutions to corporate clients, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 500 companies. Partnering together, PHH and Environmental Defense have developed PHH GreenFleet, North America's first and most comprehensive greenhouse gas management program for fleet vehicles. To date, more than 60,000 vehicles managed by PHH have utilized the program’s tools.  Fleets that have fully implemented the program have reduced their emissions on average by 14% and lifecycle operating costs by 4%.

    For more information visithttp://www.phharval.com/fleetServices/phhGreenFleet.html


    Andrew Hutson, Project Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Environmental Defense Fund

    Andrew Hutson co-leads Environmental Defense’s on-site engagement with Wal-Mart in Bentonville, Arkansas advancing sustainable business practices throughout their operations and supply chain. He is primarily involved with efforts to improve Wal-Mart’s environmental impact in global logistics, electronics products and textiles along with issues associated with international operations and China.

    Before joining the Corporate Partnerships Program, Andrew was a Strategic Research Consultant in the Operations Practice of the Corporate Executive Board in Washington, DC where he worked with the New Business Development team to launch a program for senior-most manufacturing executives. Andrew has a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; an M.E.M., from the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University and a B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University.

      Callie Glave, Global Corporate Services Sourcing Leader, Owens Corning

    Callie Glave has accountability to manage indirect spend within Owens Corning such as marketing, print/fulfillment, fleet, material handling, leases, waste, environmental, E-Sourcing tools and plant services She has a B.B.A. from Bowling Green State University.
    With their partnership with PHH Arval, Owens Corning has transformed its sales fleet to a GreenFleet.  In less than one year on the programthey improved miles-per-gallon by 18.0 percent; greenhouse gas emissions have been reduced by 14.6 percent; and average annual fleet cost is down 2.2 percent.  


    Karen Healey, Director, Product Management, PHH Arval

    Karen Healey is responsible for managing PHH’s information services and environmental products. As the leader of PHH's environmental initiatives, she has partnered with the Environmental Defense Fund to develop the PHH GreenFleet program.

    Before joining PHH in 2001, Ms. Healey worked for KPMG Consulting, leading marketing efforts around the organization's supply chain services. She has a B.A. from Arizona State University and an M.A. from Georgetown University.

    For information about the recorded archive for this event contact Xtalks at (416) 977-6555 ext 371, or email register@xtalks.com

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