SST Green Power Switch   SST Bridgestone  
SST Tree Planting  SST Beyond Coal

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The 2012 Sustainable TN Summit took place Friday November 2 at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin TN.   The event featured the following:  

  • BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT & NGO PRESENTERS include Ray Coss – Nissan North America,  Jenny Wright – TVA Green Power Switch Program,  Lori Munkeboe – TDEC Green Star Partnership Program, Louise Gorenflo – Sierra Club’s Healthy Energy Campaign,  Laurel Creech- Metro Nashville Office of Environment & Sustainability,  Greer Tidwell – Bridgestone Firestone, and more (see full list below).
  • ACTION-FOCUSED with local campaigns, networking and other initiatives to advance the top priority issues including Energy Conservation & Renewables, Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining, Waste Reduction, Hydro-fracking, and more.   
  • EXHIBIT TABLES with local businesses and organizations who are on-the-ground making a difference in Tennessee every day.
  • A CARPOOL TO MEMPHIS on Nov 3 for the Sierra Club Environmental Justice conference where we continued our work!

The Sustainable Tennessee Summit is an annual event where individuals, businesses, government groups, non profit organizations, students, educators and more gather to advance priority issues in the Sustainable Tennessee Agenda.  Click this link to learn more about the  2013 Sustainable Tennessee Priorities   

Summit Actions
Several Speakers have shared their PowerPoint Presentations, handouts and/or Action sign ups please click appropriate link below for more information:  

Summit Speakers:
The Sustainable Tennesssee Summit speakers discussed priority issues from the 2013 Sustainable Tennessee Agenda – determined in August 2012.   Click here to see Summit Schedule with full list of speakers and topics  and click here for speaker profiles & photos .  Several speakers have shared their PowerPoint presentations, handouts and/or Action sign ups please click appropriate linke below for more information.   Check back as we may be posting more links in the next few weeks:   

John McFadden – State of the State (Sustainable TN  Priority Issues Fact Sheet) 
David Tiller – Financing a Green Business Project PowerPoint
Larry Silverstein – Stop Needless Destruction of TVA Trees Handout
Kelly Poole & Don Safer – Radioactive Waste Issues in Tennessee
Shelby White – Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Photos from Sites in TN  
Nancy Morris – Sustainability Initiatives at Volunteer State Community College

Summit Sponsors:




Sundog Solar EnergyUrban Century Institute,
, Mary Mastin & Brian Paddock, Linda Breggin, Don & Sharon Safer – Know Nuclear