“SUSTAIN CHARLOTTE” on the Square

Presentation +  press conference

Dateline: November 1 -Trade and Tryon
The Charlotte 2030: A Sustainable Vision For Our Region was launched at noon today at Trade and Tryon before a  crowd of  supporters and media reps. It’s the vision of over 100 community leaders  led by Shannon Binns of the nonprofit Sustain Charlotte . CABA has contributed to this vision and Martin Zimmerman, Exec. Director of CABA was the concluding speaker. He urged everyone not to wait till 2030 but get to work right now.
A great list of speakers including:
Charlotte Mayor- Anthony Foxx; Mecklenburg County Commissioner – Jennifer Roberts – Mecklenburg County Commission Chairperson ;George Dunlap – Director of CPCC Center for Sustainability- Ernie McLaney; Director of Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation – Jim Garges; Environmental Manager for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools – Brian Kasher; Charlotte Green Team Co-Chair and Charlotte Chamber’s GreenWorks Committee Chair – Mary Tribble; Central Piedmont Sierra Club Chair – Bill Gupton: Second Eden Studios Elena Michel. 

Martin and Shannon Binns at the press conference
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