If you’re looking for some good news in the U.S. economy, you might want to head to the warm, energy rich Gulf Coast.
A critical reason why cities and towns are able to be at the forefront of sustainable development is their ability to engage a broad swath of stakeholders and create effective partnerships. Communities are able to harness talent, energy and capital in innovative ways that drive progress.
California has long been seen as on the forefront of environmental innovation and sustainability. So it’s not surprising that two out of the nine Siemens Sustainable Community Awards finalist are from California.
In this series, we are looking at how tough economic times have led the United States and Europe down two different paths – one focused on budget cuts, the other on investment and enterprise.
We’ve all had the chance to work with high achievers in the workplace. They seem to have boundless energy and to be active in a little bit of everything.
For small communities around the country, economic development can be both a blessing and a curse.
It’s always good to hear about communities that embrace sustainability as the key to enhanced quality of life, economic opportunity, and strengthened infrastructure.
Communities both large and small face the common challenge of following through on ambitious sustainability plans.