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Photo Credit: Alison Hathaway / Clinton Global Initiative
Wednesday
Aug 13
2014

Securing the Clean Energy Futures of America's Inner Cities

Donnel Baird, founder of BlocPower, shares how clean energy retrofits in community buildings in inner cities will not only lower energy costs, but decrease carbon emissions and create “green jobs” for unemployed workers.

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Photo Credit: Alison Hathaway / Clinton Global Initiative
Tuesday
Aug 12
2014

Entrepreneur-Driven Innovation to Ensure Affordable, Healthy Food for All

Charles Thomas, the executive director of Queen City Forward, shares how an innovation competition will galvanize solutions to improve access to affordable, healthy food in the Charlotte region.

Four Reasons Why the Empire State Building Retrofit Model Works

Aug 12, 2014
According to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 40 percent of the energy in the United States is consumed by buildings. In dense urban settings like New York City, however, commercial buildings account for up to 75 percent of the energy used.

Talent for Tomorrow: How McDonald’s is Redefining Employee Education and Training

Aug 12, 2014
Lisa Schumacher, director of education strategies at McDonald's Corporation, explains how investing in the talent and education of their employees is key to the success and longevity of the McDonald's brand.

How Outdoor Classrooms are Empowering Vulnerable Children and Families

Aug 8, 2014
Nancy Rosenow, the executive director of the Dimensions Educational Research Foundation/Nature Explore, describes the tangible impact that outdoor classrooms can have on children’s healthy development.