Winter 2019

Winter 2019

C40 Chair & LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Kicks Off the Climate Decade at VX2020

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Eric Garcetti

Mayor Garcetti delivered remarks to an audience of over 400 global marketmakers on how cities, like Los Angeles, are demonstrating the transformative power of the green economy to drive robust and sustainable growth while embracing the existential imperative of this decade, the Climate Decade.

LA Sanitation & Environment Services Leads U.S. In Protecting Biodiversity & Measuring Urban Ecosystem Health

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Enrique Zaldivar

GM Enrique Zaldivar and Ass. GM Mas Dojiri discuss the challenges facing biodiversity globally and LA SAN’s work to create a Biodiversity Index.

For Dr. Becker from BMW Group, Los Angeles is a Globally Significant Urban Mobility Laboratory

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Dr. Thomas Becker

Dr. Becker points to the opportunity to be found in Los Angeles, with its near-unique abundance of resources and political will, to innovate and implement mobility solutions and provide a paradigm-shifting model for markets around the world.

E. Joaquin Esquivel: New California Water Board Chair on Re-envisioning State Water Priorities

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State Water Board Chair E. Joaquin Esquivel offers updates on current and future Board endeavors and his perspective on the critical importance of local management of watersheds in ensuring all Californian’s have access to safe, drinkable water.

SLATE-Z's Effie Turnbull-Sanders on Community-Driven Development for Resilience & Sustainability in South LA

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Effie Turnbull Sanders

SLATE-Z's Effie Turnbull Sanders demonstrates how to best leverage private capital investment in South LA to create jobs and resilient, sustainable communities.

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