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4:45PM ET TODAY: On-the-Record Conference Call with Administration, Jobs Council Officials to Discuss the Obama Administration's Announcement of 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge

June 30, 2011 - 12:00am

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today at 4:45PM ET, Senior Administration Officials Maria Vargas and Michelle Moore, and Member of the President's Jobs Council Laura Tyson will hold an on-the-record conference call to discuss the Administration's announcement today at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting of 14 initial partners in the Better Buildings Challenge.  The initial partners include private sector companies, financial institutions and local governments.

The Better Buildings Challenge is part of the Better Buildings Initiative that President Obama launched in February to catalyze private sector investment in commercial building upgrades and make America's commercial buildings 20 percent more efficient over the next decade.  The Better Buildings Initiative is co-led by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and former President Clinton. 

 

WHAT: On-the-record conference call to discuss the Administration's announcement of the 14 initial partners in the Better Buildings Challenge
WHEN: Thursday, June 30th, 4:45 PM ET
WHO:  Maria Vargas, Director, Better Buildings Challenge, Department of Energy

Michelle Moore, Federal Environmental Executive, Council on Environmental Quality

Laura Tyson, President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness
 

RSVP: Members of the media who wish to participate in the call should dial (800) 230-1085 and ask for the "Better Buildings Challenge call."  No passcode is necessary. 

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