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United Nations to announce new partnership with the City of Portland

February 11, 2013

The City of Portland, the United Nations Environment Programme and Bayer will unveil a new environmental initiative for 2013 at a Portland City Council hearing this Wednesday, and will invite residents, organizations and businesses to get involved.

  • Who
    • Charlie Hales, Mayor of Portland
    • Elisabeth Guilbaud-Cox, Deputy Director and Head of Communications, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for North America
    • Dean Marriott, Director, Portland Bureau of Environmental Services
    • Lauren Trocano, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Bayer Corporation
  • What
    • Portland City Council hearing to announce a new environmental initiative honoring the City of Portland
  • When
    • Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 20-minute time certain hearing scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • Where
    • Portland City Council Chamber, 1224 SW 4th Avenue

Interview Opportunities

Following the news announcement, representatives from the City of Portland, UNEP and Bayer will be available for in-person and telephone interviews.


Elisabeth Guilbaud-Cox, United Nations Environment Programme, (202) 812-2100 (cell),

Linc Mann, Bureau of Environmental Services, (503)823-5328,

Katie Kirkpatrick, Bayer, (412) 777-5200,