Moving toward a sustainable future in NEO

Submitted by Ed Morrison on Fri, 04/08/2005 - 07:21.

Sustainable development is a growing trend in economic development. Cities that move toward sustainable practices will have an inside track on these expanding markets. NEO is ideally positioned to capitalized on this opportunity.

Here's an example of what we can do next: Albuquerque's mayor is moving his city toward sustainable development: all new city buildings larger than 5,000 square feet must adhere to environmentally responsible building practices known as "green building." Read more.

To learn more about sustainable development, spend a few minutes moving through the web site of the Rocky Mountain Institute.

RMI is working in Northeast Ohio on the Cuyahoga Valley Inititiative, a model of urban regeneration. Here's a good summary of this initiative. You can learn more with this publication from RMI.

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