Urban Green’s 2022 conference, in the words of CEO John Mandyck, took an honest look at “where there are barriers to electrification, and how we will continue to knock them down.”
How do we build a future that is sustainable, equitable and healthy? The solution lies in recognizing that these three characteristics are fully intertwined; we can’t achieve one without the other two. Urban Green Council’s 2021 conference, Climate, Equity and Health: No More False Choices, took a critical look at the status quo that has often pitted these outcomes against each other rather than embrace all three.
Can a city of over eight million really switch to renewable power? Urban Green Council’s 2020 conference, Unlocking the Grid: Getting Renewables to NYC, explored just that. Aiming to bridge the divide between skepticism and aspiration, experts across four panels discussed the advancements and impediments to NYC’s renewable future.
New York City’s newly passed Local Law 97, the most ambitious climate legislation for buildings enacted by any city in the world, is poised to redefine the retrofit market.
Rebecca Elzinga recaps our 2018 Conference, Weathering the Storm: The Intersection of Reslience & Finance.