Bard MBA in Sustainability presents

Sustainable Business Fridays: EcoDistricts: Revitalizing Cities From the Neighborhood Up

Rob Bennet, Founding CEO, EcoDistricts

Friday, February 7, 2014

Join the Bard MBA in Sustainability program for our twice-monthly dial-in conversation series over your lunchtime featuring sustainability leaders from the New York City area and across the planet.

This week, we're talking with Rob Bennett, Founding CEO of EcoDistrics. Rob is a recognized leader in the sustainable cities movement with 14 years of direct experience shaping municipal sustainable development projects and policy at the intersection of city planning, real estate development, economic development and environmental policy. Before EcoDistricts, Rob worked for two of North America’s most innovative cities, Vancouver, BC and Portland, Ore., and the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation, where he provided technical assistance to cities throughout North America in the areas of climate change reductions and building performance policy.

Sustainable Business Fridays convenes every first and fourth Friday of the month during the semester, with special guests selected by students in the Bard MBA in Sustainability program. 

Read the transcript of this conversation here, which was originally published on

Download: BardSBF_Spring2014.pdf

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