Date: Wednesday, July 23
Time: 11:30 - 1:00 (includes lunch)
1341 L St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
(near McPherson Square metro)
TOPIC: Building Sustainable Communities
Our roundtable will be a discussion about how to set up, launch and grow green community hubs around the region. These hubs incubate green businesses, educate the community on sustainability issues and facilitate the implementation of green solutions.
Based on the Livability Project Framework and the success of Bethesda Green, Dave Feldman will share lessons learned in leadership, entrepreneurship, sustainability and organizational development and introduce ways to jump-start long-lasting sustainability initiatives in your community.
GUEST: Dave Feldman, Co-Founder of the Livability Project and Founder of Bethesda Green
Dave Feldman is co-founder/partner of the Livability Project, a mission-based professional services firm launched in 2006. Dave currently speaks on a variety of topics including sustainable communities, incubation, green community hubs and leadership skills.
Dave is perhaps best known for his groundbreaking work as founding director of Bethesda Green, a nationally recognized 'best practice' model for how to create sustainable communities. Bethesda Green, a collaboration of business, government and citizens working together to promote sustainable living practices has a center that incubates green businesses, educates the community about sustainability and facilitates the implementation of green solutions in the region.
In 2009, Dave was named one of “The 25 CEOs You Need to Know” by The Gazette of Politics and Business and as “Innovator of the Year” by The Daily Record. In 2010, the Montgomery County Council named him one of the “40 Environmentalists in 40 Years”.
From 2002-07, Dave was Consul, Trade & Investment at the British Embassy and helped foster economic development between the U.S. and U.K.