University of Mississippi

Business Panel

On Tuesday, April 22nd, from 11:30-1 p.m., our local Economic Development Foundation and Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Sustainable Business Panel Discussion at the Oxford Conference Center.

Members of the panel will include:

Alex Rosenthal
Sustainability Project Leader
International Paper
Mr. Rosenthal is a sustainability professional with experience and education in finance, energy, supply chain and communications. Over the past 12 months, Mr. Rosenthal has led reporting projects for a Fortune 500 company including a GRI level Sustainability Report, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Carbon Disclosure Project. Additionally, he has contributed to the development of a robust Supply Chain Sustainability program.   Mr. Rosenthal recieved his MBA from Penn State University in May 2012 with concentrations in Finance & Energy Sustainability.  You can read more about International Paper’s approach to sustainability here.
Margot McNeeley
Executive Director
Project Green Fork
Project Green Fork is a nonprofit organization that aims to contribute to a sustainable Mid-South, with a focus on local restaurants.  To become “Green Fork” certified, a restaurant must meet the six criteria of the organization’s certification process.  you can access a list of all Green Fork certified restaurants and learn more information about the organization here.