Deliver a series of mentor-style article presentations focusing on emerging trends in clean energy, natural resources, architecture, and wellness.
Sustainability is complex. No matter what field you’re in – private sector or public sector, manufacturing or services – there’s no substitute for having a person you can turn to in order to explain the complexities and how to navigate through the confusion. Mentors are an invaluable resource.
GreenLeaders reached out to a group of experts with in-depth expertise in their professions. Our intent was to create a series of interviews that went beyond the normal routine of delivering information. We sought to create presentations to serve as benchmarks for current professionals in these fields, as well as a view into the minds for those new to sustainability issues. By integrating text and audio, our approach relays the personal experience of these professionals.
Andre Pettigrew: Regional Investment Approaches for Clean Energy
Clean energy development requires regional investment approaches where local citizens and officials are the key to creating resilient, prosperous economies.
Rich Batiuk: Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services in the Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake watershed is undergoing an intense restoration effort. The inclusive approach values natural capital and ecosystem services.
Antoine Chevalier: A Personal Approach to Sustainable Health
Living a healthy life begins with basic reality: you are what you eat. Today we we hear an integrated health perspective rooted in sustainability.
Dave Feldman: Social Investment through Green Community Hubs
Sustainability is a global issue, but social investment programs conceived and implemented at the local level often have the most important impacts.
Living Building Challenge: Using Biomimicry to Create a Living Building
New green building certifications are going beyond traditional criteria using biomimicry principles and regenerative design to create living buildings.
Christopher Grech: Sustainability Education and Teaching Resilience
Green architecture is a key part of building sustainability and resilience into cities. Innovative sustainability design programs are meeting the challenge.
We succeeded in creating a group of integrated presentations that continue to serve industry, government, and academia as valuable educational resources.
Loren Hurst is a firm believer in personal education as an empowerment tool, and in the nexus of sustainability, education, and online communications technology as a fertile context for enormous innovation. The desire to spread this message drives him to understand, explore, and encourage educational and technological development for the good of individuals, society, and the planet.