OAKLAND, CA - Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven electronics manufacturing services company, has announced that it is hosting a special Sustainable Business Alliance "Green Electronics" event on Tuesday evening, October 29, 2013. The guest speaker will be Dara O'Rourke, environmental scientist, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and the founder of GoodGuide, an online consumer tool for retrieving information about the supply chain of electronics and other consumer products. He will be interviewed by Andy Fyfe, associate, community development, of B Lab. The program includes a tour of Digicom Electronics, an electronics manufacturing services facility in Oakland, CA with resource-efficient processes.
"Digicom Electronics is truly an electronics contract manufacturer that walks the talk for local manufacturing and environmental efficiency," said Lisa Martinengo, event planner, SBA. "We are excited to be able to feature Dara O'Rourke and combine it with a tour of a facility that shows how sustainability practices can be integrated into an electronics manufacturing company."
Also present at the event will be Sustainability in Electronics award winner Pamela Gordon, president of Technology Forecasters Inc. and author of Lean and Green. Technology Forecasters helps executives reduce costs, improve supply-chain efficiencies, and design and produce more sustainable products.
The Sustainable Business Alliance (SBA) is a business association committed to building a vibrant community of locally-owned, sustainably-minded businesses in California's San Francisco East Bay area that encourage and are engaged in actions that benefit the local economy, social equity, the environment, and quality of life for current and future generations.
B Corps are a new type of corporation which use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. They are certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. The program is being held at Digicom Electronics, 7799 Pardee Lane, Oakland, CA 94621 from 5:30 - 8:00 PM. The public is invited. To register for the event go to www.digicom.org/events-mixer-SBA.html.