Clean Cities: Initiating and Funding Programs that Drive Sustainable Policies and Procurement

Moderator: 
Rick Cole, Deputy Mayor for Budget and Innovation, City of Los Angeles
Speakers:
Matt Petersen, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Los Angeles
Colin Tetreault, Former Senior Policy Advisor of Sustainability, Office of Mayor Stanton, City of Phoenix
Robyn Beavers, Senior VP, NRG Energy
 
Although innovation often occurs in the private sector, municipalities can play an integral role in supporting for-profit innovation. How can cities, through partnerships with utilities and energy companies, encourage industries to move toward sustainability? What strategies can cities employ to continue facilitating technological advances and innovation?

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