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August 7, 2013

Attend Sustainability Summit
September 18, 2013
Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ
Cost is $25.00 and Registration is limited

We are writing to invite you to a “Sustainability Summit” on September 18, 2013 which will take place from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Duke Farms, 1112 Dukes Parkway West, Hillsborough, NJ.

This one-of-a-kind event will bring together New Jersey’s top sustainability experts with academics, state and local agencies, organizations, Sustainable Jersey Green Team and Task Force members and the interested public. 

The primary purpose of the Summit is to provide and inspire collaborative and productive conversation about the sustainability goals for New Jersey. Participants will discuss ideas, best practices and strategies for the future. Sustainable Jersey will distribute briefing papers to participants in advance on topics that summarize research, goals and proposed direction for New Jersey and the region.

K E Y N O T E S P E A K E R:  Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D., President, Global Footprint Network
and Co-Creator of Ecological Footprint.  Global Footprint Network, a sustainability think-tank, focuses on the sustainability of natural resources, and proposes the Ecological Footprint, which measures how much nature we use and how much nature we have, as a tool for bringing ecological limits to the center of decision-making everywhere.  He has worked within the sustainability realm all over the world.

P L E N A RY S P E A K E R S: Andrew Bowman, Program Director for the Environment,
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; Helen V. Chin, Program Officer, Sustainable Environments, Surdna Foundation’; Michelle Knapik, Program Director, Sustainable Environment, Surdna Foundation; Andrea L. Peet, AICP, Program Manager, STAR Communities.

S P O N S O R S:  Ramapo College and Stockton College

C O – C O N V E N E R S:  American Planning Association, New Jersey Chapter; NJ Future; NJ League of Municipalities

To register:  Visit www.sustainablejersey.com/Events and Trainings (http://www.sustainablejersey.com/nc/events-trainings/) or follow this link:  http://tinyurl.com/lfkt9ku

Also of interest:  Webinar on “Implementing a Municipal Eco-Challenge” which will take place on September 5, 2013 from 1:00-2:00.  Learn how to use the Northwest Earth Institute’s EcoChallenge to fulfill the Green Challenge action in Sustainable Jersey.  To learn more and register:  http://www.sustainablejersey.com/nc/events-trainings/

 

 

 

 

 

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