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May 11, 2007
Media Advisory: Toronto Mayor David Miller to announce major citizen-based climate change initiative and issue a global challenge
  
Toronto Mayor David Miller will take advantage of his participation in the C40 Large Cities Climate Summit in New York City to unveil GoZero! Toronto, a major new initiative intended to help Torontonians battle climate change in their own lives and network with other like-minded residents.

GoZero! Toronto is a joint venture between the City of Toronto and Zerofootprint, a Toronto-based not-for-profit who designed and developed the innovative tool at the heart of the campaign. This tool brings together environmental science and business intelligence from software company Business Objects for the first time, to help the world tackle climate change.

Date: Tuesday, May 15
Time: 11 a.m. EST
Location: Hyde Park Room, Jumeirah Essex House, 160 Central Park South, New York, NY

Participants:
Mayor David Miller, City of Toronto
Ron Dembo, Founder, CEO, Zerofootprint
Bernard Liautaud, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Strategy Officer, Business Objects

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contacts:
Stuart Green, Office of Mayor Miller, 416-338-7119, stuart.green@toronto.ca
Deborah Kaplan, Zerofootprint, 416-365-7557, deborah.kaplan@zerofootprint.net
Athanasia Sfikas, Business Objects, 212-885-0415, athanasia.sfikas@hillandknowlton.com


 

 

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