GREGORY LONG:  Okay. So like the presenters and moderators before me, I want to thank Tom Duggan and Donna Miskin and all the Treasury & Risk team for all their help and support and the privilege and honor for the second year in a row being asked to moderate and host the Best Green Strategy. In fact, I think it's in its second year, so we've done both of them, and we're very honored to do that, especially the panel, who I'll get to introduce really shortly. I feel very, again, honored to be here.

I do have a special reason to thank them above and beyond some of my predecessors, so if you can bear with me for a quick short story. I inherited a new manager in March who wanted to learn a little about what our go-green strategy and what my team was all about, and so I was real excited to talk about my team and promote us. And before I even got a word out, she held up her hand and said, 'Now, I know you've had a lot of success, and I know that this environmental treasury strategy has been very well received, but it's been a couple of years: Do you think it's mature?' So now anyone who's ever run a line of business or a project, hearing the word, 'mature,' my mind immediately went to how many zeros do I have in my bank account, and can my parents' basement be retrofitted to fit my wife and three kids? So luckily, I only had to hedge for a couple of seconds there, because like the three gentlemen beside me, I had a great go-green story to tell, and you're going to hear a little bit about it. I promise to keep it quick 'cause I certainly want to get to these presentations. So Tom and Donna, thank you for not making me move to my parents' house, I appreciate that.

The three unique stories you're going to hear today all have a go-green component but are so wildly different. And I've seen that in some of the presentations earlier that when you talk about risk or you talk about liquidity and when you talk — my passionate subject, go green, it can mean a lot of different things. So you're going to hear about the reengineering of a business model from the front end of treasury down to the production line from my friend, Mike Seneski, at Ford. And you're going to hear about the reimagining of treasury partnerships in a much more go-green manner from Sean Folan at Cisco. And then you'll also hear about the reinventing of what some people would think is commoditized or core treasury products, like payroll, from John Drechny at Wal-Mart.

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