On Tuesday, November 28, Daniel participated as a panelist for the Atlantic Live Business of Green Forum, held at 3Ten at ACL. The Atlantic gathered leaders from across industry, experts and consumers alike, to explore the way business is employing sustainability to protect the environment. The forum explored how companies taking the lead to reduce emissions, promote environmental policies and curb climate change; how sustainability is affecting bottom lines, through consumer demand today and long term changes tomorrow.
Daniel participated on a panel with Lucia Athens, Director of Sustainability for the City of Austin, and Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO, US Green Building Council; President and CEO, Green Business Certification Inc. The panel explored Emerging EcoDistricts and the value of public private partnerships to help drive great urban design and enhance public open space in our central business districts. Daniel discussed the process, currently underway, of working with our client and the city on the Third + Shoal project to enhance the adjacent public realm.
Additional panels included Mayor Steve Adler, Mayor of Georgetown Dale Ross, co-founder of Lake Flato, David Lake, Manager of Austin Energy, Jackie Sargent, Sustainability and Responsibility officers from Dell and REI, and more.
CLICK HERE to see the recording of full Business of Green forum.