Susan Mac Cormac is a corporate attorney with the San Francisco law firm Morrison & Foerster. She explains why and how the structure of corporations should change to promote sustainability. LISTEN (11 min)
(Nashville, Tennessee, May
14, 2009)— The Climate Project (TCP), an international non-profit
founded by former Vice President Al Gore with a mission to increase
public awareness of the climate crisis at a grassroots level worldwide,
is opening its North American Summit in Nashville today.
During the three day event,
Gore will address more than 500 attendees as well as conduct a three
hour training workshop. Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chairman of the Nobel
Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will
also be present. Award-winning scientist, environmentalist and
journalist Dr. David Suzuki will join Gore and Pachauri, establishing
the first time in history that three of the most recognized names in
climate change have ever appeared together.