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October 27, 2008

The International Green Coalition of Chicago Introduces Itself

The Austrian Trade Commission in Chicago together with the German American Chamber of the Midwest , Thorelli & Associates , the French Trade Commission , the Danish Trade Commission and Overseas Strategies, LLC recently formed the International Green Coalition of Chicago (IGC). The fairly lofty name for this fledgling organization describes who IGC is and what its goals are:

IGC is a group of primarily foreign Trade Commissioners, Chambers of Commerce and individuals in Chicago that are dedicated to helping preserve the earth through providing hands on tools for individuals and companies to reduce their carbon footprint and otherwise implement environmentaly friendly attitudes. Its goals are bringing technologies to the Midwest to provide hands-on, effective solutions to industry and consumers as well as bringing foreign (mainly European) and US professionals, policy makers and multipliers in the environmental field together in order to share cutting edge technologies, solutions to environmental issues and discover new synergies for cooperation.

Next up on the agenda: 

"Climate Change & Green Building Networking Reception"  

Tuesday, November 11, 2008
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What :
This networking reception will bring together leading companies and individuals on both sides of the Atlantic to discuss opportunities for cooperation and trends in Energy Efficient building technology and the greater theme of climate change. The reception will feature a delegation of innovative German companies who specialize in energy-saving technologies and expertise for commercial and residential buildings that is visiting Chicago the week of November 10-14. 
For further details, please download a copy of the invitation under this link [pdf, 90.8kb].