Cities

The majority of the world’s population now lives in cities. Cities are where the majority of the world’s environmental problems are concentrated, but they are also the sources of the greatest civic, scientific and business innovations that will address those problems.We have been supporting cutting edge urban sustainability initiatives since our inception.


Winter 2019

Shifting the World’s Cities Toward Carbon Neutrality by 2050


  • Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance
  • International
Cities

Spring 2019

When Waters Rise 2.0: Equitable Recovery and Resilience After Storms and Floods


  • Greater New Orleans Foundation
  • Miami, Florida
Cities

Fall 2016

Launch of World Green Building Council Global Net Zero Carbon Certification Program


  • World Green Building Council
  • New York City
Cities

June 24, 2016

USDN Sustainable Consumption Inititative for Cities


  • Urban Sustainability Directors Network
  • Orono, Maine
Cities

Winter 2015

RMI Mobility Transformation Program


  • Rocky Mountain Institute
  • USA
Cities

Oct 14, 2014 - Oct 16, 2014

Collaborating for Resiliency in North American Cities


  • Institute for Sustainable Communities
  • Alexandria, VA
Cities

Aug 12, 2013 - Aug 13, 2013

The Architecture 2030 Districts Summit


  • Architecture 2030
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cities

May 29, 2013 - May 31, 2013

Second Annual North American Ecodistricts Incubator Program


  • Ecodistricts
  • Portland, OR
Cities

Winter 2011

Launch of EcoDistricts Institute


  • Ecodistricts
  • Portland, OR
Cities

Sep 22, 2010 - Sep 24, 2010

Second National Gathering of Urban Sustainability Directors Network


  • Urban Sustainability Directors Network
  • Boston, MA
Cities

May 24, 2010 - May 26, 2010

Climate Leadership Academy Green Jobs for Cities


  • Institute for Sustainable Communities
  • Washington, DC
Cities

Dec 24, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009

Formation of National Urban Sustainability Directors Network


  • Urban Sustainability Directors Network
  • Chicago, Illinois
Cities