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9/9/2015 Fernando Reyes-Gonzalez – Johnson Controls & Corporate Sustainability

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Green Drinks Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Monthly Green Networking Event

Join us for good drinks, good conversation and a chance to network with other environmentally minded people. Let’s bring together the environmental/ green/ sustainability community in Milwaukee and have fun doing it!

NEXT EVENT: Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 5:30-7:30 pm


  • Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery. 901 W Juneau, Milwaukee. map it This unique German-style beer hall is located in the Pabst Brewery re-development. The “Brewery” was recently awarded LEED-ND Platinum, making it one of the greenest neighborhood developments in the US.
  • Parking: There is free two-hour street parking until 9pm in front of the building, or metered parking on 8th Street and 10th Street. Caution: they do ticket in the evening here. Alternatively, the parking structure across the street offers parking at $0.75/hour, unless there is a special event.


SPEAKER: Fernando Reyes-Gonzalez, Emissions & Energy Manager, Corporate Sustainability, Johnson Controls, Inc.

TOPIC: Corporate Sustainability at Johnson Controls, Inc.

SUMMARY: Exploring Johnson Controls, Inc.’s corporate sustainability efforts


Fernando is an Emissions & Energy Manager within the Corporate Sustainability Team. In this role, he is responsible for tracking the greenhouse gas emissions, energy and water consumption, as well as waste generation that Johnson Controls has globally across its different divisions. He also supports the company’s external sustainability reporting to entities such as Global Reporting Initiative and Carbon Disclosure Project among others. Fernando has been part of Johnson Controls for eight years, and for the last six years has also participated as an active leader in the company’s Hispanic and LGBT employee resource groups.

Fernando is originally from Monterrey, Mexico and has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering from ITESM (Monterrey Tec); and a Masters in Environmental Management and Sustainability from IIT Stuart School of Business in Chicago, IL.

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Typical Agenda:

5:30 – 6:00: Socializing
6:00 – 6:05: Intros
6:05 – 6:40: Speaker Presentation
6:40 – 7:00: Q&A
7:00 – 7:30: Socializing
7:30 MKE Green Drinks officially ends, and you are free to stay and socialize

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