Entrepreneurs for Sustainability- Guest Speaker, Andrew Watterson

Submitted by Ed Hauser on Wed, 01/04/2006 - 18:48.
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Featuring the City of Cleveland’s Sustainability Programs Manager, Andrew Watterson

Tuesday, January 17, 2005

5:30 - 6:15 P.M. Networking
6:15 - 7:30 P.M. Presentation/Work Session
7:30 - 8:30 P.M. Networking

  • What are the top five sustainability projects that will put Cleveland on the map as the leading sustainability city in the United States?
  • How can the E4S Network (business, academia, government, media, funding and non-profits) help Cleveland and the region become leaders in sustainability?

Andrew Watterson, Cleveland’s Sustainability Programs Manager, will share some of the projects they have started, results to date, projects he would like to do and assistance he needs to meet his goals. Following a brief question and answer period, the E4S Network will go to work discussing how we can help the city lead.

Ask not what your city can do for you, but what you can do for your city!

Come prepared to discuss and document your top one to two sustainability project ideas that will have the most impact on our region. At the end of the evening we will ask a few people from the E4S Network to share their ideas and how they will play a part in making them a reality! E4S staff and Andrew will gather all the input from the meeting and report our findings to the E4S Network, the city administration and the new Mayor, Frank Jackson.

Get Linked at E4S — Sustainability in Action!  

Location: Great Lakes Brewing Company - Tasting Room (Click here for directions to the entrance on Carroll Avenue)

Registration is required: events [at] e4sustainability [dot] org">Click here to RSVP for this free event today!
Please include your full name, the names of any guests, your organization or business and contact information when you RSVP.
Email events [at] e4sustainability [dot] org">events [at] e4sustainability [dot] org or call 216-451-7755.

 

Location

Great Lakes Brewiing Company Cleveland, OH
United States

How far have we come

Its an important question to ask: how far have we really come since this session we attended 18 months ago?  How much closer to a wind farm are we, and how much have we progressed?  Again it is so critical that we drive grassroots adoption of sustainability best practices amongst the 'non-choir' - the resistant to change masses.  We need to do this at all levels of system and across all sectors - GOV, FPO, NPO, and EDU by network mapping all of those passionate about this needed positive change and coordinating the collaboration. 

Most network maps have been centric to one particular organization or foundation's interests - we need one that has the community's interest at heart and center it thusly!

The inspiration and enthusiasm we need for truly triumphant participation can come from the motivational power of future thinking, exciting, and realistic ideology.

Let's do it!  There are many visions we can aspire to and get our whole region involved with to bring economic prosperity to NEO.  Who's in?