SOURCE: Summit Energy Services

Summit Energy Services

June 24, 2010 08:00 ET

Carbon Accounting: Is Your Cart Before the Horse?

Summit Energy to Host Complimentary Webinar

LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwire - June 24, 2010) -  Summit Energy, a global sustainability services and energy management firm, today announced that it will host a complimentary webinar titled "Carbon Accounting: Is Your Cart Before the Horse?" on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 10AM EDT.

Click here to register for the webinar.

During the webinar, Summit Energy will provide insights on the importance of having good, clean, auditable data to use throughout the carbon reporting process. Webinar attendees will also learn about:

  • Strategies and practices that leading, global companies are using to manage their global greenhouse gas emissions and water and waste exposure

  • Global developments related to environmental sustainability, including carbon legislation, elevated customer pressures and increased investor scrutiny

  • Best practices around collecting and maintaining "smart" data to develop a sustainability reporting program that can withstand the scrutiny of third-party verification and compliance-based reporting

"Implementing a carbon accounting software solution without accurate, quality data is like putting the cart before the horse; it's the wrong place to start," commented John Hoekstra, Director of Sustainability at Summit Energy. Mr. Hoekstra, who will host the June 29th webinar, leads Summit's sustainability team and drives strategic planning, product development and implementation efforts.

About Summit Energy
Summit Energy provides energy management and sustainability services for businesses in a wide range of industries. Summit Energy manages more than $20 billion in annualized energy spend for more than 650 clients and thousands of facilities worldwide. Summit Energy leads companies to cost-effective strategies by providing energy procurement, risk management, rate analysis, demand reduction, and sustainability services. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky with a team of more than 350 employees, Summit has additional offices in the U.S. as well as Belgium, France, Mexico, United Kingdom and The Netherlands. Learn more at and

Contact Information

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    Jackie Cobb
    Summit Energy Services
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