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The Trinity Business Network Addresses Environmental Responsibility

The Trinity Business Network will present “Greening Business,” a panel discussion on environmental responsibility in manufacturing on Thursday, February 26, in the Grand Lobby of the Ozinga Chapel. Panel members and guests will gather in the Grand Lobby at 7:45 a.m. for a continental breakfast with the panel discussion immediately following.

This event is the second in a series of presentations/discussions with business leaders associated with the Trinity community.  Panel participants include Diane Bunse from Herman Miller, Inc.; Dr. Tim Lindsey from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center; and Arnie Stolte '72 from Stolte Enterprises.

Guests will discover how the manufacturing processes used and promoted by these companies and others are environmentally responsible.

More About the Panelists

D. BunseDiane Bunse is an environmental specialist for Herman Miller, Inc., in Zeeland, Michigan, a company widely recognized for its environmental stewardship. Bunse also leads the development of the Environmental Management System throughout the West Michigan manufacturing sites, the Midwest Distribution Center, and the Design Yard, focusing on environmental communications with internal and external customers. She earned a B.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago and an M.B.A. at DePaul University.

T. Linsey

Dr. Tim Lindsey is the associate director of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center in Champaign, Illinois. He supervises research on industrial process technologies and provides technical assistance to industries regarding process improvement strategies.  Prior to joining the Center in 1991, Lindsey served as an environmental engineer and safety coordinator for Exxon as well as working as an environmental consultant. Lindsey earned a B.S. and M.S. in environmental science from Southern Illinois University and a Ph.D. in environmental planning from the University of Illinois.

A. Stolte

Arnie Stolte '72 is the president of Stolte Enterprises, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, working as an environmental consultant to industrial and governmental customers on the distribution and sales of recycled latex paint. Stolte has spent the last 22 years working in environmental business, taking on the role of sales manager for two different companies in which he headed up sales territories, helped in developing recycling programs, and managed environmental clean ups. 


Admission is free, and no RSVP is necessary. For more information, contact Ruth De Bruyn at 708.239.4827.


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