Over 300 change-makers from across the political, private and public sectors met at the 2017 New Jersey Sustainability Summit on June 21, 2017 to take stock together on a path for a sustainable New Jersey. The one-day sustainability summit included a keynote address from Chris Daggett, President and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and a total of 12 breakout sessions with topics ranging from "promoting a clean energy future at the local level" and "protecting our natural resources, local action/regional impact" to "strengthening leadership at the local level." This year's agenda addressed issues and showcased the innovative solutions that are most relevant in 2017 against a backdrop of an increasingly complex national landscape. We thank everyone that participated for lending their time and talents to this endeavor.
All presentations from the Plenary, Concurrent, and Information have been posted as individual PDFs on the 2017 Speaker Presentations page.
At the Summit, Sustainable Jersey will release the 2017 New Jersey Sustainable State of the State Summary Report. The report suggests 57 goals that define a vision of sustainability for New Jersey. Each goal has indicators that provide clues as to how New Jersey is doing in achieving these sustainability goals. For each goal there is a brief assessment of our progress as a state.
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