Albuquerque's sustainable development initiative

Thursday, April 07, 2005

Sustainable development is a growing trend in economic development. Cities that move toward sustainable practices will have an inside track on these expanding markets.

Here's an example: Albuquerque's mayor is moving his city toward sustainable development: all new city buildings larger than 5,000 square feet must adhere to environmentally responsible building practices known as "green building." Read more.

To learn more about sustainable development, spend a few minutes moving through the web site of the Rocky Mountain Institute.

RMI is working in Northeast Ohio on the Cuyahoga Valley Initiative, a model of urban regeneration. Here's a good summary of this initiative. You can learn more with this publication from RMI.

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