Sustainability

April 8, 2014

Matt Petersen—City of LA's Sustainability Agenda

City of LA Chief Sustainability Officer Matt Petersen discusses the city's water, waste, and energy priorities.

April 7, 2014

Cities and Sustainability—Best and Brightest

Colin Tetreault and Robyn Beavers discuss how cities can encourage industries to move toward sustainability.

February 12, 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Keynotes VerdeXchange’s VX2014

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti addressed the VerdeXchange VX2014 Conference in a luncheon plenary entitled, “Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities—Greener by Design.”

March 4, 2013

Former San Diego Planning Director Bill Anderson on Reviving the City's Planning Department

Former City of San Diego Planning Director Bill Anderson discusses plans by the newly elected Mayor Bob Filner to unmerge the Planning and Development Services department.

February 19, 2013

VX2013/FutureBuild: Bogaard & Caruso Address Sustainability

Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and California real estate developer Rick Caruso, CEO of Caruso Affiliated, together discuss sustainable development a the 2013 VerdeXchange / ULI-FutureBuild Conference.

October 30, 2012

Leinberger and Becker Hail Smart Growth at Rail~Volution Conference

Chris Leinberger, President of LOCUS, and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, address transit-oriented development and smart growth from the perspectives of a real estate developer and a politician.

October 30, 2012

John Beck, Chairman and CEO of the Aecon, Notes that Sustainability Means Good Business in Canada

John Beck, Chairman and CEO of Aecon, Canada's largest publicly traded construction company, explains how merging sustainability with infrastructure projects and operations positively impact's the company's bottom line.

December 19, 2011

Peter Zellner Discusses SCI-Arc’s Focus on Sustainability

Peter Zellner, a Culver City-based architect and a faculty member at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, sat down with TPR as a follow-up to the AIA net zero energy roundtable. Zellner’s work on art galleries has gained ZELLNERPLUS the most recognition. His grappling with questions of urbanism and sustainability, however, professionally challenge common notions of how Los Angeles’ built environment may evolve. 

February 19, 2019

Decarbonizing the Built Environment: California's Relentless Push Toward Electrification

Buildings are said to be the No. 1 source of climate pollution in the world, but California lacks a clear path forward to address building decarbonization. Real estate, infrastructure, and energy experts discussed the issue at VX2019.

December 20, 2018

Kosmont on How California Cities Should Ready Themselves for Opportunity Zone Investment

Larry Kosmont offers expert insight on how California might best take advantage of the new Opportunity Zones program to direct private investment toward integrated development and sustainability goals.

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