Is it possible to create a "Harmonious Society" in which there is a balance between the economy, society, and the environment? If so, what options do we have? How much regulation is actually needed? Can we successfully reduce emissions; insure the safety of workers and of the community? What measures can we take to minimize the amount of waste produced, energy consumed and better manage our most precious resources, land and water? Is there a way to create a social value with workers, the community and shareholders?
In this segment of The Clean Energy View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to expert, Michael Gilbert to discuss the sustainability of cleantech. Bio: Michael H. Gilbert has over 20 years experience in Cleantech, Sustainability, and Energy Strategy. As an Independent Strategy and Business Consultant, he provides strategic advice and analysis on sustainability issues to corporations and investors. This includes companies in the following areas: algae bio-feedstock commercialization, concentrating solar power, carbon capture and air filtration, tidal energy, biomass to fuel, energy, power, biofuels, green buildings, waste management and recycling.
Mr. Gilbert worked as Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Global Green Solutions, Inc. from 2007-2009. Prior to his tenure with Global Green Solutions, Inc., Mr. Gilbert worked for Pitney Bowes, Inc. as theManager for Futures Strategy, Corporate Strategy Department from 2005-2007 and as the Manager for Energy, Environment Health & Safety from 1998-2005. He worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency as a Manager for International Environmental Technical Assistance and as Project Manager for Hazardous Waste Remediation (Superfund).He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) and certified energy manager (CEM). Mr. Gilbert has an MBA from the University of Connecticut and an MS, Environmental Engineering from Cornell University.