Green Alumni and Sustainability Expert to Speak to Living Green Task Force

Green Alumni and Sustainability Expert to Speak to Living Green Task Force

Green High Alumni and Sustainability Expert, Mike Wallace, to kick off the City’s Living Green initiatives
with a presentation on how to measure sustainability

Green, OH –Green High School Alumni Mike Wallace, director of Global Reporting Initiatives in New York City, will present Sustainability: Measuring, Managing & Reporting to the City’s Living Green Task Force, city employees and high school students in City Council Chambers, 1755 Town Park Blvd., on Monday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m.

The purpose of the presentation is to kick off the new City of Green’s Living Green Initiative and newly named Living Green Task Force, responsible for setting the priorities for sustainability issues in Green.

Wallace, a 1986 graduate of Green High, is the Director of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Focal Point USA. Launched in January 2011 at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), GRI’s Focal Point USA is responsible for supporting the growth and quality of sustainability reporting in the U.S.

Mike has almost 20 years of experience advising corporations, non-profits and government agencies in their respective efforts to develop and implement sustainability initiatives. He is a recognized expert in the field, with a unique specialization in the intersection of sustainability and traditional corporate governance. He has authored numerous articles on the topic and was a contributor to Climate Change – a Guide to Carbon Law & Practice.

In addition to speaking globally on the topic of sustainability, Mike has given expert testimony to the European Commission, the US Securities & Exchange Commission, and a range of business associations like the U.S. Business Roundtable and the National Investor Relations Institute. He speaks regularly around the U.S. and Canada on the topic of sustainability reporting. Mike has been recognized for his expertise in the field by his inclusion in the 2011 NACD Directorship 100, and in Trust Across America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders.

Wallace learned about the City’s green initiatives from his father who read about the city’s plans in a local newspaper.

For those interested in attending, contact Sarah Haring, community development administrator, at or 330-896-6614.

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit or find us on Facebook at


Mike Wallace
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