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Driving Innovation to Build Sustainable Cities: co-sponsored by WEC

When Apr 30, 2012
from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
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Driving Innovation to Build Sustainable Cities

Co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute, World Business Council on Sustainable Development and World Environment Center with major support from IBM


April 30, 2012, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(Speaking will begin promptly at 8:30 AM)


901 E Street, NW
(Pew Charitable Trusts D.C. Conference Center)
Washington, DC

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To reserve, e-mail Please reserve by April 23, 2012. There is no charge to attend but you must RSVP. RSVPs should include: name of registrant, affiliation and email address.

Many experts envision that cities of the future will utilize more sustainable water, waste, energy, and transportation infrastructures. But, what will drive the innovation needed to create these cities? And, what role will government, industry, and NGOs play in bringing about this innovation?

Focusing on case studies related to sustainable transportation and energy efficiency, the workshop will bring together representatives from corporations, NGOs, and federal, state and local governments to discuss the various technologies and products that corporations have created for more sustainable cities. Participants will also discuss what has driven and will be needed to drive innovation and the expansion of these technologies and products across the country and globe.



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