Become a leader in urban sustainability: What must Charlotte do?
July 13, 2010
Becoming a leader in urban sustainability:
What must Charlotte do?
According to SustainLane, www.sustainlane.com, which ranks the sustainability of the 50 most populous cities in our nation, Charlotte ranks 35th.
What must Charlotte do to join the ranks of America's most sustainable cities? Without a doubt, a major collective effort will be needed. It will require holistic thinking that considers the economic, environmental, and social aspects of our decisions and a deep commitment by local government, business, academia, and citizens.
Join Shannon Binns, Executive Director of Sustain Charlotte, and a diverse panel of four local experts from Charlotte's public, private, academic and nonprofit sectors to explore what it will take to for Charlotte to become a leader in urban sustainability.
CIVIC BY DESIGN FORUM
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Levine Museum of the New South
200 East Seventh Street
Free and open to the public
Free parking at 7th Street parking garage
As part of our ongoing series:
Back to the basic Rs:
Charlotte towards a
Relevant Region of the Future
The mission of the Civic By Design Forum is to elevate the quality of our region’s built environment and to promote public participation in the creation of a more beautiful and functional region for all. This is a free and open to the public forum in our sixth year of activity. The Forum is sponsored through partnerships with the Levine Museum of the New South, the Foundation for the Carolinas, Crossroads Charlotte, American Institute of Architects Charlotte, the Congress for the New Urbanism Carolinas, the Charlotte Sierra Club, the US Green Building Council Charlotte, the City of Belmont, the Charlotte Area Bicycle Alliance, the Charlotte Mixed-Income Housing Coalition, CORA Architecture Charlotte, the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America Charlotte, and the Public Art Program of Charlotte’s Arts & Science Council, and participants like you. Thomas E. Low AIA CNU LEED Chair, Civic By Design Forum.
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