Ms. Michelle Moore
Keynote Address from the White House
8:15 am - 8:45 am
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Michelle Moore serves as Federal Environmental Executive, and is responsible for promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship throughout the federal government's operations. Housed within the President's Council on Environmental Quality, the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive was created by Executive Order in 1993. Prior to joining CEQ, Michelle was Senior Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs at the nonprofit U.S. Green Building Council, the developers of the LEED certification system. Her prior experience includes serving as Director of eBusiness for global textile manufacturer Interface Inc., and launching BlueBolt Inc., a tech start-up in the building industry. Michelle holds a Master's of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a BA in political science from Emory University.
About the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive
The Office of the Federal Environmental Executive is responsible for promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship throughout Federal government operations. Created by Executive Order in 1993, the Office is housed at the President's Council on Environmental Quality, is administered by EPA, and stewards the interagency Steering Committee on Federal Sustainability.
Working in collaboration with the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive supports agency sustainability efforts with expertise, detailed guidance, case studies, and tools. Its specific focus is the successful implementation of Executive Orders on Federal environmental performance, including achieving Federal goals for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, energy efficiency, and water conservation; and documenting the economic benefits of environmental performance.