Optimize Urban Environments Through Design, Green Technology, and Community Engagement

Optimize Urban Environments Through Design, Green Technology, and Community Engagement

  • Improve the design and performance of built environments to optimize resource use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Encourage development, access, and adoption of green technology.

  • Build capacity for communities to meet self-identified needs related to nutritious food, clean water and air, safe shelter, and other social justice issues.

  • Establish a broad coalition of stakeholders to tackle issues and problems related to urban environments.

  • Train and prepare the environmental and agricultural workforce for the unique challenges and complexities of urban environments.

    A Deeper Dive 
    Contact Co-Chairs: Andrew RistveyMeredith Epstein