True sustainability comes from groups of individuals sharing common expectations, norms and habits that benefit our environment and community every day – a culture of sustainability. It happens where each of us lives, works, and learns.
Join the Louisville Sustainability Council for the 2018 Louisville Sustainability Summit. Community members will connect to discover successes, identify opportunities, and creatively learn from each other about real steps to create a culture of sustainability at places of work, worship, and learning.
Keynote speaker David W. Orr, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics (Emeritus) at Oberlin College, and founder of the journal Solutions, will address a culture of sustainability leads to a revitalized local economy, elimination of carbon emissions, and restoration of local agriculture. Dr. Orr has authored eight books and is well known for his pioneering work on environmental literacy and ecological design.
University of Louisville will host the event in the newly renovated and expanded Student Activities Center and provide the unique opportunity to learn from their journey to establish a culture of sustainability.