Community-driven Culture of Portland, Oregon 2 of 2: Rob Bennett

Part 2 of 2 Rob Bennett is the founding executive director of the Portland Sustainability Institute (PoSI). PoSI was founded in 2009 to systematically bring together business, higher education, nonprofit and municipal leaders to drive a set of next generation urban sustainability initiatives for the Portland metro region.

Rob talks about the concept of EcoDistricts and how the challenge is to blend pieces into a whole and cleaer strategy. He believes that positive change can only come from attacking challenges with enthusiasm for inspiring tangible, sustainable solutions at the local level. He ontinues to work at the intersection of the environment, community social justice, and built form.  For more videos on Portland's sustainability progress, visit Portland Sustainability Leadership channel on YouTube.

EarthSayersRob Bennett; Barry Heidt
OrganizationsPortland Institute for Sustainability
EarthSayers RatingRecommended
CountryUnited States


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