Close to 100 businesses applied for a Thurston Green designation this year and the community will celebrate them at the Chamber’s April Forum on Wednesday, April 13 at 11:00 am at the Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake.
The event will include a keynote address by Adrian J. Rodriguez, Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Strategy. Adrian leads the company’s efforts to be its customers’ clean energy partner of choice. He is responsible for PSE’s clean energy strategy, regulatory and government affairs, resource planning, new product development and energy efficiency.
Adrian will share more information about Puget Sound Energy’s aspirational goal to be a Beyond Net Zero Carbon company by 2045 to create a cleaner energy future while ensuring the company’s energy resources help Washington state and its customers and communities reduce their carbon impacts. Adrian will also discuss the ever-changing dynamics of utilities, providing energy to communities and businesses.
Attendees are encouraged to arrive at 11:00 for a Green Business EXPO, open to all businesses that received a Thurston Green Business Designation this year.
In addition to honoring all of this year’s businesses who received the Thurston Green Designation, the committee will also honor the following organizations for their outstanding sustainability efforts.
- Small – Capital Mall
- Medium – Holy Lamb Organics
- Large – Dancing Goats Coffee
- Municipal – City of Tumwater
Who: Thurston County Chamber
What: Thurston Green Business Forum, EXPO & Awards
When: Wednesday, April 13, 11 am – 1 pm
Where: Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake
Thank you to the Thurston Green Business sponsor, Puget Sound Energy.
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